Students from the Yale School of Art, School of the Environment, and elsewhere are invited to join, with a maximum capacity
of 50 including guest presenters and organizers.
LARISSA BELCIC AND MICHELLE SHOFET
Larissa and Michelle met in 2013 while studying landscape architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, founding Nocturnal Medicine as a practice of design, education and climate resilience consultancy. They see their work as a continuation of ancient practices for connecting with one
another, the planet, and all those we share it with.
Tim is an artist, writer and educator who’s taught in New York University’s studio art program and at Pratt in the
architecture, fine arts, humanities and media studies departments. His work often explores ideas related to how he thinks about teaching and how he sees teaching as reflective of other social relationships and relationships to the
Shonagh is a curator and writer, serving on the faculty at the School of Visual Arts. Through an ongoing
series of interviews, as Denier, she’s been researching corporate responsibility by investigating fashion’s relationship to people, the planet and profit.
Julian is an artist, photographer, sustainability consultant and material futures researcher who graduated from
Central Saint Martins as the pandemic began. His work is concerned with examining and dissolving limitations placed upon ourselves and others which preclude human connection.
Michelle founded her brand design studio, Practice, to
form partnerships with brands while staying close to her work as a maker. She founded Waste Not as an open resource for individuals and organizations to source more sustainably, in order
to make impacts at the scale of business.
Hugh co-founded Sanctuary Computer as a small and flexible design-oriented software development
studio. In 2020 he helped found Seaborne, a sustainability consultancy, and published Studio Carbon Negative, a report
on their business’s environmental impacts and commitments.