Pushing the uses for music ever more diverse, the latest application of the string quartet carries some scientific implications. 133 years of climate change data have been compressed into a short piece for string quartet by geographer (and now composer) Daniel Crawford, a senior at the University of Minnesota. Visualizing the data that has been accurately collected from various parts of the world about climate changes, Daniel Crawford devised a system where the stringed instruments would represent time, latitude, and climate in the span of a short piece.
New York hosts a growing number of theatrical productions from around the world focusing on climate change and the environment.
Playwright and director Karen Malpede mixes advocacy and art in her new play.