Roslyn Taplin is an environmental artist and researcher. Her installation/sculpture, drawing, photography and video works are responses to inaction in political decision-making. She contrasts published scientific evidence with the current local and historical drivers and impacts of climate change. Her transdisciplinary creative practice is consequently at the intersection of art, science, history, politics and environment. Her art research publications include: ‘Contemporary climate change art as the abstract machine: Ethico-aesthetics and futures orientation’, Leonardo, 47(5), 2014, 509-10; ‘Rethinking mine remediation via transformative experimental art practice’, Artlink, 2013 (with A.Murray, L.Fowler-Smith, C.Keys-Statham).
Born Inverell, New South Wales, Australia, Roslyn Taplin is an environmental artist and researcher. Her long-term scholarly interest in environmental sustainability and climate change is a driver for her art practice. Roslyn’s work includes installation, drawing, and digital video and photography. Her art qualifications are: Doctor of Visual Art (Queensland College of Art, Griffith University) and Master of Art / Master of Art Administration (College of Fine Art, University of New South Wales).