As Bjork departs more climate action art stars descend

Epic performances sparked by artists’ commitment to climate action are proving powerful drivers of awareness and environmental hope.
a small group of performers under the canopy of a tall karri forest.

As Perth audiences farewell an artist-superstar whose surrealist ballads and messages of environmental action combined for mesmerising effect, they need not feel bereft of boundary-pushing artists who have climate concerns at the core of their performance work.

Independent artist, director, producer and choreographer Annette Carmichael is well-known within WA’s arts sector for her work on innovative participatory arts projects that forge deep-roots connections with local communities – particularly in regional areas.

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ArtsHub's Arts Feature Writer Jo Pickup is based in Perth. An arts writer and manager, she has worked as a journalist and broadcaster for media such as the ABC, RTRFM and The West Australian newspaper, contributing media content and commentary on art, culture and design. She has also worked for arts organisations such as Fremantle Arts Centre, STRUT dance, and the Aboriginal Arts Centre Hub of WA, as well as being a sessional arts lecturer at The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA).