Program – ClimateExistence 2021

The preliminary program here will be updated up until the week before the conference.

Thursday August 12

9.00-10.00 Registration and morning coffee
10.00-10.20 The Sigtuna Foundation and CEMUS Welcome to ClimateExistence 2020
Music and performance
10.20-11.15 Jan van Boeckel “Mindful schizophrenia – Keeping one’s sanity in face of the ecological emergency”
11.15-12.00 Åsa Elmstam on her art
Mattias Olsson on his filmmaking
12.00-13.15 Lunch
13.15-14.00 Pella Thiel “All my relations. Living as if life mattered” Martin Modéus “On Holy Ground”
Martin Modéus, Anita Goldman and Martin Hultman conversation
15.30-16.00 Fika and check-in to rooms
16.00-17.15 Parallel sessions
Gerard van der Ree
Rozi Toth
Anouk Talen

Pedagogies for the Anthropocene; teaching transformation, resilience, and belonging
(to be confirmed)
Vidar Vetterfalk
Martin Hultman

This S%&t Aint Workin’! … a case for ecological masculinities
Martin Hedberg
Scenarios – how to deal with uncertainty and transformation
Mattias Olsson
Film and conversation

17.15-18.30 Pre-dinner programme
17.30 Qui Gong with Gröna Draken 17.30 (meet outside main entrance )
18.30-20.00 Dinner
20.00 Mattias Olsson film and discussion (film title to be confirmed)

Friday August 13

7.00-08.30 Breakfast
8.30-10.50 Parallel sessions including fika (fika avalible 10.00-11.00)
Jan Van Boeckel
Linking the missing links: an artful workshop on metamorphoses of organic forms
Pella Thiel
All my relations…Rights of Nature – a regenerative global movement. Workshop

Climate Change Leadership node workshop (to be confirmed)
Rickard Fornstedt
Helena Fornstedt

The climate comic – Building climate transition narratives through sequential arts

11.00-11.40 Mikael Kurkiala title to be announced
11.45-12.30 May-Britt Öhman “What if it was the Sámi who ruled the Sweonas and not the other way round? Indigenous perspectives challenging Western modernity and the destructive detachment from loving relationships to lands, waters, humans and more-than-humans”
Followed by conversation
12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-15.55 Parallel sessions including fika (fika available 15.15-16.00)
Fulvia Calcagni
Alejandro Marcos-Valls
Maddalena Ripa

As a Rock in the River Collective action and individual choice: rethinking how to collectively face Climate Change through Theatre of the Oppressed
(to be confirmed)
Nora Bateson
(to be confirmed)
Maud Eriksen
Pia Skoglund

Papersession/Reflections on ethics, fiction and the great falsification
Eylem Ertürk
Ayşem Mert

Walking through the Tunnel at the end of the Light: Shared Walks for Climate Emergency

16.00-17.00 Anita Goldman “A Temple in Time or Why God can play a role in Climate Activism”
17.00-18.30 Pre-dinner programme
Art and installations
18.30-20.30 Dinner
21.00 Concert (Stora salen)

Saturday August 14

7.30 Breakfast
7.45- Alexander Crawford Elective morning walk/reflection
8.45-09.25 Dougald Hine “Knowing what we know”
9.30-10.15 Ida Lod The Owl Woman is a poetic and musical oracle living in the borderlands between life and death. She welcomes you to join her interactive performance-rituals where you will be invited embrace death and to honor the Unseen
10.15-10.45 Fika and check-out of rooms (at the latest)
10.45-12.00 Nora Bateson (to be confirmed)
Stefania Barca title to be announced
12.00-13.00 Lunch
13.00-14.15 Madeleine Grieve 20-tal conversation
14.20-15.30 Isak Stoddard, Per Johansson and guests End of conference conversations
15.30-16.00 Fika and end of conference