13. Description of the core message of your event and key topics to be covered (c.100 words):
Invisible Dust will produce a series of high profile science based public artworks, including installation, sculpture, digital, video and performances located along St Mary’s Place, Barras Bridge (park by the Civic Centre) and Northumberland St exploring extreme weather, flooding, coastal erosion, ancient lakes and ice cores, and sea levels rising connected to Climate Change. Partners include the Great North Run, Newcastle City Council, Woodhorn Museum and Newcastle and Northumbria Universities. Scientists collaborating with artists include the British Antarctic Survey with its current expedition to Lake Ellsworth involving Northumbria University and Tyndall Newcastle. Fundraising £50,000 including Arts Council England.
14. Does the event have particular local relevance?:
15. If so, please indicate what this is:
Coastal erosion at South Shields and the flooding of the Tyne. Also Northumbria scientists involved in BAS expedition.