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Objects that matter: exhibition and creative workshop of ‘objects’ connecting children’s sustainability concerns across Global South-North

Environment Themed Painted coconut cups from Ecuador

What’s on offer?

Come and create your own objects, using different art materials, to show what things you think and feel are important in your local environments. What do you want to protect? What do you want to change?

What’s it about?

Come and see an exhibition of objects chosen and exchanged by children and young people in India (West Bengal), Ecuador (lowland Chocó) and UK (Brighton). We will also be showing a short film about why these objects say something to them about their environment.

Who’s leading the event?

This event is led by researcher at the University of Sussex, Fliss Bull, Perpetua Kirby and Rebecca Webb in conjunction with the Jubilee library, Brighton. They work with children and young people on environmental sustainability issues in early years, schools, higher education, and informal education settings’ with this:

Open to

Early years and primary school-aged children, plus parents/carers who would like to join in.

No need to book, just come to: 

Jubilee Library, Jubilee Street, Brighton, BN1 1GE

Of particular interest to

Children and families interested in how to conserve and protect our environments so that humans, other animals and plants can thrive together.

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