Latitude Festival is an annual summer festival held in Suffolk offering music, comedy, spoken word, theatre and dance.
As part of the conversations on conservation programme Cambridge Conservation Initiative artist-in-residence, Zoë Svendsen was in conversation with a series of experts during the 3 days of the festival, culminating with a presentation about the Barbican installation – WE KNOW NOT WHAT WE MAY BE
Friday 13 July NOON– Lucy Goodman
Zoe was in conversation with Lucy Goodman. Lucy is currently studying for a PhD, focusing on understanding the social impacts of dam construction after the World Commission on Dams in the Global South, with an interest in the Himalayas. Prior to her current studies she worked as a conservation professional at the international, national and community levels, with a focus on community-conservation and forests.
Friday 13 July 4 PM.– Jenny Bavidge
Jenny Bavidge – University Senior Lecturer and Academic Director for English at the Institute for Continuing Education and is a member of the University of Cambridge English Faculty. She has a particular interest in literature and place – asking the question – can we talk to children about climate change through literature?
Saturday 14 July 12 NOON– Isobel Cohen
Isobel Cohen is responsible for fundraising for Cambridge Conservation Initiative (CCI) collaborative projects, research and educational programmes as part of the University’s commitment to CCI. She wants to bring back the wildernesses of our planet for the next generation.
Saturday 14 July 4 PM – Thom Starnes
Thom Starnes is a GIS Analyst within the RSPB Centre for Conservation Science, based at The Lodge, Sandy and at the Cambridge Conservation Initiative. He has a special interest in spatial analysis for ecology and conservation, drone remote sensing and citizen science.
Sunday 15 July 2 PM– Zoe Svendsen
Artistic director of METIS – Zoe Svendsen talks about her latest project – WE KNOW NOT WHAT WE MAY BE.