The symposium was on Friday 16th October 2020, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Discussing questions around Arctic and Antarctic positions and roles in relation to art, science and the environment. How do native inhabitants, scientist and artists respond to contemporary contexts of today’s world? How is impact quantified or measured for the Arctic, Antarctica and for humanity in general - and what can be made visible and communicated through art and scientific research?

Emma Stibbon (artist, Spike Island, Bristol)

Rosie Snell (artist & Bath School of Art)

Anthony Speca (Arctic specialist and educator, Polar Aspect, Norwich)

Klaus Dodds (polar social scientist and RHUL, London) 


Gretel Ehrlich (writer, anthropologist, Wyoming, USA)

Mariele Neudecker (artist & Bath School of Art – chair)