What's on: Climate change video-making workshop

Learn how to tap into the power of social media to inspire action and raise awareness of the consequences of climate change.

Still from The Hungry Tide: Using video as a weapon in the fight against climate change

Still from The Hungry Tide: Using video as a weapon in the fight against climate change
Photographer:  © Australian Museum

Event Type:
Special event
Date:
4 August 2018 to 25 August 2018
Time:
1.30-4.30pm | 4 Aug, 25 Aug
Location:
Hallstrom Theatre, Australian Museum
Admission:
$50 Member | $60 Adult (includes general admission)

Social media is an invaluable tool for sharing ideas about how to make the world a better place. As the impacts of climate change in Australia and the Pacific become more and more significant, it's never been easier and more vital for social media users to become environmental activists.

In this powerful, hands-on workshop, join award-winning contemporary artist Angela Tiatia to explore how artists are fighting climate change, discuss approaches to reducing your personal carbon footprint, and discover how to film, edit and upload your short video to social media.

Suitable for ages 13+. Please bring a smartphone.

About Angela Tiatia

Born in Auckland, New Zealand, Angela Tiatia is of Samoan and Australian heritage. Working in the mediums of paint, sculpture, video installation, and performance art, she is focused on subverting stereotypical notions of the feminine, exotic, and commodified being. Her works are held in the collections of The Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), and private collectors throughout Australia.

The workshops are part of Oceania Rising: Climate Change in our Region. Discounts available for Pacific community groups.

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For enquiries or to ask us about access services, please email programs@austmus.gov.au or call (02) 9320 6311.

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