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A Picture Worth a Thousand Words: Visual Arts and Climate Change

2–2:45 p.m. G.M.T.
The Think Tank

When a story is hard to verbalize, a single work of art can say everything. In such cases, images and artworks show us the reality we cannot express and confront us with the truth we might otherwise choose not to know. What role can the visual arts play in shaping popular consciousness and mobilizing it for climate action? How has visual storytelling already inspired people to act?