IN CONVERSATION: Arati Kumar-Rao, Environmental Storyteller

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Singapore

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A public lecture by independent environmental photographer and writer Arati Kumar-Rao

Thursday 16 March 2017, 7.30pm to 9pm
Chapel Gallery, Objectifs (155 Middle Road, Singapore 188977)
Admission:
Entry by donation at the door (Pre-registration required, register here)

Arati Kumar-Rao is an independent environmental photographer and writer documenting the slow violence of ecological degradation and climate change on ecosystems and livelihoods along South Asia’s rivers.

Arati’s work has appeared in numerous publications and exhibitions. She has been a media delegate in the United Nations Women’s representation at COP21 (UN Climate Change Conference, 2015), received grants from the Earth Journalism Network and The Asia Foundation, and received an Honorable Mention for Outstanding Photojournalism in 2015 from the Society for Environmental Journalists. Since February 2015, she has also been a contributor to the collaborative @EverydayClimateChange Instagram account.

In this public lecture, Arati will share her experiences as an independent journalist and multimedia storyteller taking a long-term approach to covering issues under-reported in the mainstream media.

This talk is part of Stories That Matter 2017. Learn more about this programme here.

Arati will also give a one-day workshop on visual storytelling and social advocacy on Sat, 18 Mar at Objectifs. Learn more and register here.

About Objectifs:

Established in 2003, Objectifs is a non-profit visual arts centre in Singapore, dedicated to photography and film.

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