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, Australia, Roslyn Taplin’s work includes drawing, installation, video and digital photography. Her long term scholarly interest in environmental sustainability is a driver for her art practice. Roslyn’s qualifications include: Doctor of Visual Art f(Queensland College of Art), and Master of Art (UNSW Art & Design). She is an Adjunct Professor at UNSW Art & Design, Sydney.