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Season for Ex-Change

Season for Ex-Change illustration by Lily Kong

From 26 October – 13 November 2020, join experts from the creative climate movement, connect with peers and be inspired to take part in the Season for Change programme in 2021.

Season for Ex-Change is a new, three week programme of free online events for artists, arts professionals or cultural practitioners to discuss climate action and climate justice. Events include:

  • In Conversations with artists, including: Zena Edwards, Ama Josephine Budge, Selina Thompson and more
  • Social Transformations: discussions on the future of fashion and sustainable cities
  • How-To Workshops, including: climate justice in arts programming, ethical fundraising and producing sustainable events
  • Artist performances and interventions throughout the programme

Regardless of if you are a newcomer to addressing climate change in your work, or have been operating in this field for some time, Season for Ex-Change is a place and time for collective listening, learning and action.

All events will be captioned and/or BSL interpreted.

Event Highlights

Season for Ex-Change events to watch out for that feature Julie’s Bicycle team members.

Season for Ex-Change Launch

26 October 2020, 3 – 3:45pm

Meet the Season for Change Team and our Common Ground Artists to hear more about the programme for next year.


Workshop: Arts Practice as Climate Justice

26 October 2020, 4 – 5pm

JB’s Farah Ahmed and Crested Tit Collective lead a workshop on climate and social justice in creative practice.


Workshop: Greening your Live Event or Programme

29 October 2020, 4 – 5pm

JB’s Chiara Badiali leads a workshop sharing tips and approaches for greening live events or creative projects.


Workshop: Workplace Climate Action in a Time of Flux

2 November 2020, 4 – 5pm

JB’s Will Price leads a workshop on how organisations can embed environmental sustainability into how they work.


In Conversation: Demystifying Fashion

3 November 2020, 4 – 5pm

JB’s Farah Ahmed chairs a conversation with Lydia Higginson and Dr Mila Burcikova from the Centre for Sustainable Fashion at UAL.


Workshop: Making Climate Connections

3 November 2020, 4 – 5pm

JB’s Lucy Latham leads a workshop on creating networked responses to climate change with Simon Curtis and Lucy Neal.


Finale and Creative Green Awards 2020

13 November 2020

To culminate the fortnight’s events, this year’s Creative Green Awards will be celebrated as a virtual ceremony from 5-6pm, before the Ex-Change finale event at 6-7pm. Book a ticket here.


Season for Ex-Change is part of Season for Change, led by Arts Admin and Julie’s Bicycle, in collaboration with over 30 partners and supported by Arts Council England and the Paul Hamlyn Foundation.

Illustrations by Lily Kong, 2020.

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