Dr Jen Rae

Dr Jen Rae is a Narrm-based artist-researcher of Canadian Métis-Scottish descent. Her 15-year practice-led research expertise is in the discursive field of contemporary environmental art and arts-based environmental communication. It is centered around cultural responses to the climate emergency specifically the role of artists. Her work is engaged in discourses around food justice, disaster preparedness and speculative futures predominantly articulated through transdisciplinary collaborative methodologies and community alliances. She is the Director of Fair Share Fare and the Fawkner Commons project; a core artist of Arts House’s REFUGE project; and, a board member of the International Environmental Communication Association and the Creative Recovery Network (AUS).