At the 2021 COP26 in Glasgow, Australia revealed itself once again as a climate action laggard – stubborn, arrogant, and willing to compromise the rigour of global climate agreements by refusing to sign up to ambitious carbon emission reductions. Australia is literally at the coalface of climate change: while its economy is still heavily reliant
Felicity Fenner (PhD) is an Australian curator and academic. Books include Curating in a Time of Ecological Crisis: Biennales as Agents of Change (Routledge, 2022) and Running the City: Why Public Art Matters (NewSouth, 2017). Based at UNSW Australia, she consults on major public art projects and chairs the City of Sydney’s Public Art Advisory Panel.