Join artist Sarah Blissett for this special climate change-inspired workshop to explore the role of playfulness in creativity, invention and discovery. Learn how tiny lichen organisms reveal fascinating facts about air pollution, paint your own lichen life portraits, examine the secret microscopic world and landscapes of lichens, and create your own growing living lichen sculpture.
Sarah Blissett is a writer, artist and researcher at Roehampton University working at intersections between performance, art and ecology.
Free entry, drop in any any point during the session.
Sarah Blissett is an artist, writer and researcher at the University of Roehampton working in fields of performance, art and ecology. Her interdisciplinary research works with algae to consider materialities of cooking, tasting and digesting performance. Blissett creates installations, workshops and performances that explore ecologies around food and energy-exchange through shared making. Interconnectedness and nourishment are central to her practice. Current projects include an ongoing series of cooking collaborations with seaweed and The Growing Puppet Project, playing with cycles of re-animation and growth.