Lucy Wood

Lucy Wood is an arts producer with a focus on climate change, food systems and migration.

Lucy Wood brings over a decade of experience managing public arts programmes to her role as Director of Cape Farewell, an international environmental arts organisation. In the lead up to the Paris UN Climate Conference in 2015, Lucy recently managed the major global festival ArtCop21, generating 550 major cultural events, workshops and installations on climate across 54 countries.

With a deeply-held interest in sustainability and climate change, she brings the ideas and drives to build arresting national and international campaigns. She is inspired by Cape Farewell’s cross-disciplinary approach, whose rich programme of activity inspires both leaps of the imagination and genuine practical change. In October 2016, as part of the Manchester Science Festival, Lucy launches the Lovelock Commission, where the art collective HeHe work in collaboration with the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). Lucy has written for various publications, including Writing in Education, Birmingham Post, Run Riot and PQ Magazine.

She has worked across a wide range of settings –from managing an international literary prize for the Poetry Society, to working as a researcher for an audiovisual installation with filmmaker Marc Silver, producing radio shows and running broadcast training schemes across the West Midlands and London.