Source: An Taisce
Fri, September 18, 2020
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM IST
Exploring climate change within the realms of art, culture & heritage on Culture Night.
Public Webinar Series
The Climate Ambassador Team would like to invite you an exciting event for Culture Night 2020.
Cutlure Night Webinar – 7pm Friday 18th September
To celebrate Culture Night we are hosting a panel discussion with some amazing people who are very active within the worlds of communicating climate change and culture, arts & heritage. Join us and prepare to be inspired on an enjoyable journey, exploring a celebration of creativity and raising awareness about climate change.
Please invite your friends, family and colleagues to this Climate Ambassador webinar on Communicating Climate Change through Culture with special guests Tara Stewart, Anja Murray, Paula Kehoe & Ailbhe Ni Riain, with a poem by Stephen James Smith.
Poem by Stephen James Smith
Stephen James Smith is a Dublin poet and playwright central to the rise of the vibrant spoken word scene in Ireland today. To date, his poetry videos have amassed over 3 million views online. In 2017 he was commissioned by St. Patrick’s Festival to write a new poem as a “celebratory narrative” of Ireland. The resultant piece ‘My Ireland’ is accompanied by a short film by Director Myles O’Reilly, arranged and mixed by Conor O’Brien (Villagers), with music by Colm Mac Con Iomaire, Loah, Saint Sister, Eithne Ní Chatháin (aka Inni-K) and Ye Vagabonds.
Tara Stewart is a DJ, Podcast Host, Slow Fashion lover and Radio Presenter of the New Music Show on RTE 2FM. When she’s not gracing the national airwaves, Tara can be found DJ’ing at high profile gigs including top festivals like Electric Picnic, Longitude, Forbidden Fruit or supporting Cher in the 3 Arena. 2020 saw her become the September cover star of Women’s magazine, Stellar Mag for a sustainable fashion special.
Anja Murray is an ecologist, an independent environmental policy analyst and broadcaster with a love for the natural world. For more than 20 years, Anja has been immersed in environmental research, advocacy and communications; she is an expert presenter on the popular television series ‘Eco Eye’ on RTÉ1, and she has an award winning radio series called ‘Nature File’ on RTÉ Lyric FM.
Paula Kehoe is an Irish Australian filmmaker based in the Connemara Gaeltacht. Her work is informed by an interest in social justice, human rights, and an exploration of the intersections where the environment, language and culture meet.
Ailbhe Ni Riain
Ailbhe Ni Riain is a Climate Ambassador, an Irish langauge radio DJ and a band tour manager.
Ailbhe began as a Climate Ambassador this year and in recent years has focused her time and efforts on radio production and event management, as well as photography and PR.