Day 1, Parallel Session 1B: 1:30pm – 3:00pm
Date: September 2013 (tbc)
Chair: Dr Jane Mullett (RMIT University)
How can cities and communities best plan for climate change? This program seeks to understand future climate risks and to explore how cities, communities, and individuals can best adapt to climate change in the context of complex socio-ecological stress.
TippingPoint Australia Director, Angharad Wynne-Jones was invited to talk about the Tipping Point Conference and its outcomes at RMIT University's Global Cities' session: Climate Change and Communication (Climate Change Adaptation Stream).
Angharad studied theatre at Dartington College of Arts in the UK. In 1994 she became Director of the Performance Space in Sydney. In 1998 she (as Executive Producer) and Gideon Obarzanek established Chunky Move in Melbourne. Angharad joined Peter Sellars as Associate Director in the 2002 Adelaide Festival. She was appointed Director of LIFT (London International Festival of Theatre) 2005 – 2008. She has been on a number of Boards and Panels: Australia Council Hybrid, New Media and Dance Boards, Lucy Guerin Inc, Real Time, Snuff Puppets and Total Theatre (UK). Angharad is Director of TippingPoint Australia and The Climate Commissions developing international and local projects with artists, scientists and communities energising the cultural response to climate change. She is Creative Producer at Arts House, a contemporary performance centre in Melbourne, a City of Melbourne contemporary arts initiative.
MORE INFORMATION: http://global-cities.info/climate-change-and-communication