AIM (art in motion) Speaking back/making forward

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract


What does climate action look like to us, now that we have heard each other speak? What now, right now? How can we speak back, speak out, and propel the energy of our learnings and ideas forward? How/Can we take AIM (art-in-motion) and move forward, to make some kind of action, difference, or agitation?

This session speaks back to and draws inspiration from the Climate Fest while calling on the likes of Bruno Latour, Behrouz Boochani, Barbara Bickel/Michael Fisher, Julia Gillard and the man-made cloud forest in Singapore. At the same time, the session moves forward with in-situ, in-the-moment, creative co-operations between participants. It takes AIM (art in motion) as an opportunity to create future resonance/matterings about climate action.

Working with digital, analogue and/or element-based processes participants will choose from a range of options to make in-situ and in-the-moment AIMs together. Through spoken word, soundscape, digitally animated drawings or element-based artworks, participants will make, record and document their work. Each group will forge a spirit of cooperation so that confidence and experience with arts forms and digital processes can be built together for productive output. Group AIMs will be shared between workshop participants and documented as a resource to prompt future provocations and evocations about climate action.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 2022
EventFestival of Ideas: Climate, Art & Digital Activism 2022 - University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Duration: 21 Nov 202223 Nov 2022


SeminarFestival of Ideas: Climate, Art & Digital Activism 2022
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  • art-actions
  • Climate action
  • arts-based action
  • AIM (art in motion)
  • in-situ art

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