Everything Feels Like the End of the World

Join us for a session of RMIT Culture Literature and Ideas Salon at The Capitol.

Short stories are the long answer to some tricky questions.

How do we save the world? Is the concept of hope in the face of crisis radical or naïve? Are billionaires like Mike Cannon Brookes changing the world for the better or is it just the echo of the ‘technology not taxes’ war cry?

Humans organise and process information in terms of story, which makes short stories about climate change a powerful tool to change hearts and minds. As we try to preserve our hope, maybe we find answers by slashing word counts while we slash carbon emissions.

In this Literature and Ideas Salon, authors Alice Bishop, Else Fitzgerald and Yumna Kassab share how they eke out the answers with host Astrid Edwards asking the questions.

Event details

Date: Tuesday 23 August
Time: 6pm – 7pm
Location: The Capitol, 113 Swanston Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000

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