The Earth Emotions Exhibition opened online on Earth Day 22 April 2022 at with five online galleries.
Earth Emotions is a photography exhibition from our special place, Te Tau Ihu, the top of New Zealand’s South Island. We share personal experiences of the crises humans have unleashed in Earth's climate, biodiversity, soils, atmosphere, freshwater, oceans and forests, and in our own health.  We're the first generations to feel the impact of these crises, and maybe the last who can do something about them. While that might feel overwhelming, it's our portal to a brighter future.
The five Earth Emotions galleries feature over 100 photographs by 47 photographers, an amazing response from people from all over the region.  
In the Insight Gallery we share personal moments of clarity and understanding about the planetary crises.
In the Positive Emotions Gallery we honour our connections with Papatūānuku, Mother Earth, and share our feelings of excitement, curiosity, awe, empathy, gratitude, joy, love and hope.
In the Difficult Emotions Gallery we expose feelings of fear, shock, frustration, confusion, frustration and helplessness.
In the Response Gallery we explore attitudes and actions for meeting the planetary crises.
In the Visions Gallery we imagine the future.
Make sure you read the captions accompanying each image. Click on More Details to view the image along with its caption.
We aim to inspire change by contributing to new narratives about the planetary emergency.
Earth Emotions is a project of the Nelson Tasman Climate Forum, with support from the Nelson City Council.
Read more about the exhibition in THIS Nelson Mail article.
Help us publicise the exhibition by sharing THIS poster widely with your networks. 

These images give you a taste of the exhibition. They are the banner images selected for each gallery.
Huge thanks to the photographers: Rachel Hale, Tim Cuff, TC Environmental, John-Paul Pochin, Naomi Aporo












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