[NetBehaviour] Online Performance: "Letters to the Earth", Friday 12 April 21:00 CET, UpStage

Alan Sondheim sondheim at panix.com
Thu Apr 11 22:29:32 CEST 2019



Will try to be there as well, thanks!

Best, Alan

On Thu, 11 Apr 2019, Edward Picot via NetBehaviour wrote:

> Thanks for posting this, Helen. I'll certainly try to watch.
> 
> Edward
> 
> 
> On 11/04/2019 14:35, Helen Varley Jamieson wrote:
>
>       A Cultural Response to the Climate and Ecological Emergency
>
>       Join us online on the 12th of April in this global live reading
>       of letters from humans to the Earth, coinciding with the
>       Global?Youth Strike for Climate and as part of the lead up to
>       Extinction Rebellion?s International Rebellion.
>
>       When: Friday 12 April, 9pm - 11pm CET. Find your local time
>       here.
>       Where: There will be a link to the live stage here, shortly
>       before the performance begins.
> 
> We are facing an unprecedented global emergency, the planet is in
> crisis and we are in the midst of a mass extinction event. Scientists
> believe we have entered a period of abrupt climate breakdown. Carbon
> emissions and temperatures keep rising; ecological collapse has begun.
> On this course we are likely?to see abrupt and irreversible devastation.
> The time for denial is over ? we know the truth about climate change. It
> is time to act.
> 
> Letters to the Earth is a joint day of action on Friday 12 April 2019:
> letters written by people from around the world will be read out at
> theatres, arts venues, community spaces around the UK, and online in
> UpStage. The pieces will then be made rights free and available for
> anyone to download and present anywhere in the world from 15th ? 28th
> April, coinciding with the International Extinction Rebellion and
> School Strike For Climate. These pieces could be taken up to be
> presented and performed globally, when hundreds of thousands of people
> will be taking to the streets worldwide to demand that governments
> tell the truth about climate collapse and act accordingly.
> 
> The readings in UpStage will be performed by Clara Gomes, Miljana Peri?,
> Katarina Djordjevi? Urosevi?, Lyn Cunningham, Suzon Fuks and Helen Varley
> Jamieson.
> 
> Please remember: UpStage does not work on tablets or smartphones as it
> requires Flash to deliver everything to the browser. We are working on
> a new platform that doesn?t require Flash, but it takes time and money!
> (If you can help us, please donate to UpStage.)
> 
> --
> 
> helen varley jamieson
> 
> helen at creative-catalyst.com
> http://www.creative-catalyst.com
> http://www.upstage.org.nz
> 
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