Mary Miss, Artist and Founder, City as Living Laboratory w/ Courtney St. John, CRED, Columbia U. [ENG]


Human Impacts Institute art

Mary Miss is an artist and Founder of the City as Living Laboratory who has, since the 1970’s, been exploring how artists can play a more central role in addressing the complex issues of our times. Courtney St. John is Associate Director at the Center for Research on Environmental Decisions, or CRED, at the Earth Institute of Columbia University, where she works with decision-makers, researchers, scientists AND artists to understand how to effectively communicate climate change. Mary and Courtney came in to talk about how art can be a tool for communication and inspire action.