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The Good Ancestors Club: Art and Climate Justice in Action 

The Good Ancestors Club: Art and Climate Justice in Action 

26 Oct 2023

The Good Ancestors Club: Art and Climate Justice in Action 

Open Call 

'Sub-Sahara Advisory Panel are inviting Black and Brown creatives and allies to develop their skills as Climate Activists and use their creativity to fight for Climate Justice’ 

This Arts Council Wales-funded project will create an incubation space for Black Excellence in creative climate activism, support climate resilience in our communities, and bring together Black and Brown creatives and allies in Wales and Kenya. 


How does it work?

All interested creatives will be offered opportunities to take part in a free development programme, including:

  • Training on climate communication, community arts practice, carbon literacy and more 
  • Trips into nature to reconnect with the natural world 
  • Access to recycled and upcycled materials 
  • International programme of talks and workshops bringing together Climate Justice leaders from Wales and East Africa

This period of upskilling and training will support creatives to develop themselves as effective climate communicators. Following this period, you can pitch your ideas for climate campaigns.

Selected campaigns will receive up to £3500 in artist fees plus materials and support.

How to apply: 

We would love to hear a little about yourself; your creative practice and what motivates you personally. 

Please send us up to 2 pages of text or up to 3 minutes of video or audio recording. You are welcome to include a portfolio or images of your work. Consider the following questions: 

Tell us about your artistic practice and previous experience: 

What motivates you to take action for climate justice? 

What new knowledge, connections and skills would you like to gain? 

What ideas for creative climate activism would you like to develop? 

Send your answers to 

Deadline: 1st January 2024

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