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An Interview with Ellie Foreman-Peck

Illustrator, Bristol

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

The Bigger Picture: Festival of Interdependence aimed to kick start a transition to a new economy, case looking at everybody’s carbon footprint and educating with a range of talks, cost speakers and workshops.

Held on 350:Day of Climate Action the events was one of the hundreds happening worldwide to push people to tackle climate change. The Bigger Picture was held in an old warehouse on the South Bank, cheap which although fairly old and decrepit had a certain charm to it. The day before was spent setting up the 4 floors and rooms so when the public was let in the warehouse was packed full of leaflets, objects, art and a posse of yellow t-shirted ready to navigate people up the narrow staircases and backrooms. I spent the day wondering in and out and generally getting a bit overwhelmed by it all, but I’ve managed to pick out 5 of the workshops that stood out the most.

Climate Camp had it’s own two rooms and had set up a replicate camp complete with tents, a fire made from bike lights, and a huge banner backdrop of tripods from a previous camp at Kingsnorth, all that was missing was hay bales that had been stopped by the determined health and safety who also prevented us from giving away cake, yes cake. But that didn’t… read more

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