Art-Making in the Anthropocene is a series of 8 free online talks/discussions and an online concert, which bring together Scottish and international artists, activists, and academics from across disciplines to explore what art-making can be in this time of ecological emergency.

Art-Making in the Anthropocene is funded by a Royal Society of Edinburgh Research Workshop grant, and co-organized by Dr Emily Doolittle, Dr Sarah Hopfinger, and Dr Stuart MacRae at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Read the Programme Booklet.

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Art-Making in the Anthropocene Concert

Relive the concert with us which originally premiered on Tuesday 27 April 2021 at 17:00 BST, performed by Katherine Wren and Nordic Viola.

Music for the Anthropocene

Ailie Robertson – *sky dance
Aileen Sweeney – *siku
Antonia Kattou – *it’s a sad child that destroys its own weather
Martin Suckling – *Her lullaby
Emily Doolittle – Gardenscape
Lisa Robertson – Machair
Anna Appleby – Hrakningar

* pieces selected from our Scotland-wide call for scores

Performed by Nordic Violia: Helen Brew (flute), Anne Bunnemann (violin), David Hubbard (bassoon), Janet Larsson (flute), Emily Nenniger (violin), Ruth Rowlands (cello), Katherine Wren (viola)

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