Tisch Earth Month April 2023
Celebrate Earth Month!
Celebrate Earth Month with NYU Tisch School of the Arts and NYU's 2040 Now initiative in a series of events focused on creative methods to promote sustainability, environmental awareness, and community engagement. Join us in these faculty-led activities throughout the month of April!
Tuesday April 18
9:30AM-12PM Climate Script Pitch Booth
Climate Script Pitch Booth. Join us for some low-stakes fun to promote the power of storytelling in addressing climate change. Pitch your climate change script idea to a team of storytellers experienced in dramatic writing and invested in scripts that address climate change. Open to everyone.Read More.
5pm-7pm Follow the Carbon: Communicating a Path to Net Zero and the Global Climate Change Film Festival
Following dire warnings in the recently published Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s report, Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptations and Vulnerabilities, NYU Provost Gigi Dopico will moderate a conversation focused on the critical role of storytelling in the communication of climate science, and the importance of achieving Net Carbon Zero goals.Read More.
Thursday April 20
5:30pm-7:00pm A Special Playtest Thursday featuring Games on Climate Change
A special edition of the weekly NYU Game Center Playtest Thursdays - featuring games on climate changeRead More.
7:00pm-8:30pm Daybreak vs. Climate Breakdown
A designer's talk about Daybreak - a groundbreaking board game that tackles the subject of climate change.Read More.
Friday April 21
1pm-2pm Projects from the Anthropocene: On Climate Change, Space, and Time
Department of Photography and Imaging
In her lecture, Würfel presents a selection of photography projects from the Anthropocene, addressing climate change, space, and time. Her most recent project, “Forests in the Anthropocene,” explores the impacts of global warming on U.S. forests. Location: NYU Tisch School of the Arts at 721 Broadway, Room 804Read More.
5:30pm-8pm The 2023 OpenAir Carbon Removal Challenge Showcase
NYU Game Center
The OpenAir Carbon Removal Challenge is an international challenge for higher education students to create new processes, approaches, and prototypes to remove carbon from the environment. This showcase features presentations from the finalist teams who will travel to NYU from around the world.Read More.
Saturday April 22
Green Violet Script Call
Department of Dramatic Writing
Green Violet Script Call – Open to all Tisch students and staff. Write a script (10-120 pages) for the stage or screen that addresses climate change. The three most compelling scripts win a cash prize and professional script consultation. Deadline April 22, 2023 (11:59pm).Read More.