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Collective Storytelling in the Creation of Climate Resilient Urban Places

Workshop , Talk
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8th Dec 2021
14:00  - 17:00

A collage of urban imagery including buildings, billboards and CCTV cameras set against a white and bright green background

Join a walking, talking, drawing and storytelling workshop in and around UCL's campus. In this workshop led by architectural designer & artist Antoinette Yetunde Oni, participants will envision temporary urban interventions to explore how to create climate resilient cities. Drawing inspiration from a mix of local and global case studies, including the work of guest speakers Lauren Andres (Bartlett School of Planning) and Helen Pineo (Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources), participants will make observations, exchange knowledge and create new mixed media artworks using techniques shared by Antoinette Yetunde Oni.   

Antoinette Yetunde Oni is an artist whose work addresses resource degradation, migration and climate injustice in the Global South through speculative collage and assemblage.

Free. Places limited, book in advance online.

Workshop Location: We will be gathering for this workshop outside by the Isaac Netwon sculpture outside the British Library at 2:00pm. From there the workshop will move to the nearby story garden and explore the spaces in and around Euston Road for the first hour, before continuing indoors at Central House. Please dress for the weather. In the event of extreme weather attendees will be updated with an alternative location by email. 

This is a moving workshop that will consist of a short walking tour, followed by a workshops. If you require BSL interpretation or have any special access requirements, please let us know so that we can ensure we meet them as fully as possible. Contact ticketing@ucl.ac.uk when you book. 

This event is part of UCL’s climate campaign ‘Generation One’.  Together we are the new generation taking responsibility for climate action and turning science into actionable ideas. 

Join our new era of climate action at ucl.ac.uk/generation-one

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