Over six months, we met as artists. We shared our work, critiques, and stories. In the process, we generated new understandings, questions and approaches to making art and telling stories that can address the complexity of climate displacement.
The meaning of words change and gain or lose value depending on where in society they are being used. Read more on the key terms we debated and the importance of language in addressing climate displacement.
"When people think of the Arab world, they often think of a barren, lifeless place even though southern Iraq was once home to 32 million date palms and waterways around which the city of Basra was built...."
fromA Recognition of Interconnectedness in the Southern Marshlands of Iraq.
How do our stories about climate displacement keep up with the rapid acceleration of the issue? Explore key myths about climate displacement, artists’ role in addressing them and the importance of story.