This panel brings together contemporary artists whose artwork contributes to a broader public understanding of the consequences of climate change
for human and non-human existence, and the urgent need for action and mitigation. The seemingly overwhelming scale of the climate crisis is a recognized barrier
to public participation in tackling the climate crisis. Art can overcome this resistance through a myriad of methods, from educating and raising awareness to
modeling problem solving or giving voice and form to intangible forces. Xavier Cortada, Anina Gerchick,
Mary Mattingly and Katherine Behar have created art that is both geographically specific and universally
relevant, providing entry points around which people can coalesce:
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In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the gallery spaces in the Newman Library are closed to the public until further notice.
The New Media Artspace is a teaching exhibition space in the Department of Fine and Performing Arts at Baruch College, CUNY. Housed in the Newman Library, the New Media Artspace showcases curated experimental media and interdisciplinary artworks by international artists, students, alumni, and faculty.
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