The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) will take place in Dubai, UAE, from November 30 to December 12, 2023. Turkish artists Mehmet Sinan Kuran, Günsu Saraçoğlu, Fatma Kadir, Selva Özelli, and İlhan Sayın will share their environmental messages through their exhibitions titled “The Future of Power/Enerjinin Geleceği” at this significant conference.
Award-Winning Environmental Art Exhibition at the Global Resilience Partnership Hub
The exhibition “The Future of Power/Enerjinin Geleceği,” which will be featured at the COP28 Global Resilience Partnership Hub, will showcase the works of award-winning environmental artists cataloged by the United Nations. The exhibition will reflect a vision supporting sustainable development, resilience to shocks, adaptability to change, and harmony with nature.
Art and Climate Change: Messages from the Artists
Through their artworks, the artists will express their concerns and solutions regarding climate change. Mehmet Sinan Kuran emphasizes the need to respect our planet as guests, while Günsu Saraçoğlu draws attention to the global impact of forest fires.
Fatma Kadir highlights that climate change affects not only nature but also human and animal health. Selva Özelli emphasizes the importance of oceans and underscores the significance of sustainable investment in digital assets as the author of the book “Sustainably Investing in Digital Assets Globally.”
İlhan Sayın focuses on the pressures and risks of climate change on food, agriculture, and water systems.
Conference Messages from the Artists
The artists’ exhibitions during the conference can be viewed at the following link: Exhibition Link. Turkish artists state that they will continue their work on the international stage. This special exhibition aims to raise awareness about art and environmental issues within the scope of COP28.