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Camarthen hosts Conscious Oil Arts Event

Conscious Oil: Myth and Mind in the Age of Petroleum

An arts and discussion event about creating a sustainable future, Camarthen

May 6th 2011 at 6.30 p.m.

Featuring art by Emily Johns, plus speakers, music, and discussion: The Ante-Chapel, University of Wales Trinity St. David, Carmarthen

The exhibition will take us on a journey through the story of oil. We will hear inspiring poetry, music and speakers and take part in a discussion about creating a sustainable future.

With poetry from: Mererid Hopwood, singing from Côr Gobaith, Aberystwyth's peace choir

Speakers include:


Representative from Wales Wildlife Trust

Aghogho Okpako, from the Niger Delta, on the human cost of oil

Tom Defis, Christian Aid

Professor David Marquand from Oxford University: David has had a career in journalism, in politics and in academia. He has published several books dealing with the interaction between values, ideologies and politics and with the threat to democracy posed by free market fundamentalism during the last thirty years.

Professor Judith Marquand from Oxford University: Judith has been Head of the Institute of environmental economics and statistics, she was also head of a development project at the University of Sheffield, working with the University of Omsk ecological committee in Siberia. Her published works include: "Development Aid in Russia, lessons from Siberia"

Gerry Gold: Gerry is a member of Transition Llandeilo, a member of "A world to win" and co-author of "Beyond Resistance"

Contact: Diana Marquand, Voices from the Deep, 01994 484480

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