A Few Lessons on Making Art for the End of the World, Canadian Art, 29 September 2017

Yale-NUS Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Matthew Schneider-Mayerson was featured in an article on a recent art-and-research residency called “Banff Research in Culture: Year 2067.” For his current book project, Dr Schneider-Mayerson would be interviewing people “on the psychological frontlines of climate change, people who are by choice or profession or circumstance thinking a lot about climate change, and trying to get a sense of what makes them happy.” With the book, he hoped to move the needle from happiness as a “positive psychological state” to something more to do with satisfaction and contentment”—“some better forms of happiness for the next thousand years.”

 

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