Art + Environment
• supported contemporary artists using their craft to re-frame and expand the general public’s understanding of this global crisis through programs like Marfa Dialogues/NY and Marfa Dialogues/St. Louis, as well as grants to produce Lars Jan’s Holoscenes and Maya Lin’s What is Missing? memorial to biodiversity.
• created a new initiative called the Climate Change Solutions Fund, that invites organizations with a track record of working to address the root causes of climate change to apply for funding.
• established a new partnership with the Sundance Institute to support films and emerging media projects that tackle one of the most critical issues of our time – climate change and the urgent need for action.
Creative problem-solving and solutions orientation – looking at an issue in new ways that actually shift its paradigm.
Interdisciplinary collaboration – experience and enthusiasm for working with people who have a variety of expertise, experience, and training, as well as those whose beliefs, values, and norms differ from your own.
Risk-taking – an ability to move outside of the status quo; comfort with uncertainty, improvisation, and/or iteration in the context of continuous learning.