Case Studies

The case studies featured here are examples of art projects that provide affective perspectives on global problems, complementing scientific information in order to move towards possible solutions.

Systems analysis has always been interdisciplinary, spanning multiple fields of science, but so far, art has been excluded. Here we examine the role art can play in systems analysis and how it might contribute to a global transformation to sustainability.



The Human Mapping Project

Can rituals transform our relationship to our home planet? More

The Ephemeral Marvels Perfume Store

What scents might we lose because of climate change, and what would the social consequences be? More

InDignity

The Sustainable Development Goals provide a plan for the world, with the ultimate aim of ensuring “life in dignity for every person on the planet.” But what does life in dignity actually mean?   More

Four Drifting Seasons

Can we feel the temperature rising? More

Forward

How can we communicate the wide-ranging effects of climate change in the Arctic to people who have no connection to that region? More

Climate Change Theatre Action

How can we shift the beliefs and values that created climate change to beliefs and values that promote sustainability? More

COURAGE

A dance-science performance debate More


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