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Join us for Earth Day 2023

  • Written byKatie Moss
  • Published date 14 April 2023
Paolina Stefani and Yasmin Avdji, 2023

This Earth Day, the UAL Climate Emergency Network invite staff, students and partners from the creative industries and cultural sector to join us for an exciting programme of exhibitions and events taking place over 10 days.

Find out more about what’s coming up and how you can get involved:

Lucy Orta | The Lost Species performance

22 April | Canopy Market at Granary Square, King’s Cross

To mark Earth Day, Granary Square in King’s Cross will become the stage for three 10-minute performances, taking place at 1pm, 2pm and 3pm as part of Professor Lucy Orta’s continued exploration of The Lost Species.

Set against the backdrop of the three striking 60-foot 'Fabulae Naturae’ draperies adorning the Granary Building, the performance combines costume, dance and drumming.

You do not need to book to attend. More information is available here.

Fair’s Fayre

21 -23 April | Granary Square, Kings Cross

Across 5 stalls at Canopy Market, UAL postgraduate makers and artists will trade works that explore the notion of climate justice

Stallholders include a hand-picked selection of artists, makers, thinkers, and creators working in the field of climate action and community building.

The Green House  

24 - 28 April | Lethaby Gallery, Central Saint Martins

The Green House is an experiment in exploring climate justice, curated by UAL’s Climate Emergency Network.

This living exhibition and action hub brings together a diverse community of creative changemakers  to get involved in developing responses to the impacts of climate change and generate effective creative responses to these issues.

The Network invites artists, designers, campaigners, educators and experts from diverse backgrounds to create a shared vocabulary around climate justice and explore opportunities for taking action and engaging the public..

An exciting line-up of events engaging students and staffwill coincide with the exhibition throughout the week:

  • Make a zine with Roots + Routes and engage critical dialogues towards a more equitable and accountable sustainable fashion industry
  • Share and learn together while becoming carbon literate with 'Carboned Out', one fun game at a time
  • Take a guided tour of the alternative nature works from the Special Collections at LCC Library
UAL canteens plant-based takeover 

27 April | across UAL

The Climate Emergency Network is teaming up with Baxter Storey for Earth Day's plant-based takeover on Thursday 27 April. Six recipes have been developed by students in collaboration with Baxter Storey’s chefs, to be served on campus throughout the day.