Anne-Marie Melster

Co-founder and executive director of ARTPORT_making waves

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Anne-Marie Melster is an interdisciplinary curator and ecology advocate dedicated to social and environmental issues since 2005. As the co-founder and executive director of ARTPORT_making waves she creates interdisciplinary projects which search for environmental and social solutions. She is a pioneering curator focusing on informal education through arts and sciences. She has curated numerous international art exhibitions and projects including film and video in collaboration with renowned institutions, organizations, and governments worldwide, also for several UN Climate Change Conferences, always responding to the need to develop them in a sustainable way. Her current WE ARE OCEAN Global Program, endorsed by UNESCO as a project of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030), aims at creating youth empowerment and public engagement through contemporary art, sciences, and informal education. In this context she is an experienced speaker at international conferences and an advisor to universities and publications. Her world view is based on ecologically conscious, interdisciplinary, collaborative, and intercultural thinking.

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