Alice Sharp is the Curator, Founder and Director of Invisible Dust, an award winning UK based charity, art and environment organization. This year Invisible Dust produced ‘Under Her Eye’ a Summit and arts festival in London about women and climate change with celebrated author Margaret Atwood and Christiana Figueres Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC during the Paris Agreement. In 2019 artist Gayle Chong Kwan will be creating artworks on food and sustainability at the Auckland Art Festival, New Zealand.
Since the founding of Invisible Dust in 2009,Alice has raised over £1 million to commission art projects on air pollution, oceans, cities, food and biodiversity. 400,000 visitors attended Invisible Dust’s ‘Offshore: artists explorethe sea’ exhibition as part of Hull UK City of Culture in 2017.Invisible Dust works with leading scientists, many of whom are Government Advisors. Also with significant artists such as Turner Prize winners Elizabeth Price and Jeremy Deller, also Faisal Abdu’Allah, Mariele Neudecker, Martin Parr, John Akomfrah and Tacita Dean. In 2015, Alice won the Guardian People, Environment & AchievementUK Arts, Fashion, Music & Film Award; recognizing inspirational people who are making a difference to the green agenda.Previously, she managed the Fourth Plinth with Antony Gormley and Yinka Shonibare, and co curated an international exhibition ‘Journeys With No Return’ on Turkish migration including Mike Nelson, Nevin Aladag and Ergin Cavusoglu touring to Istanbul, Berlin and London. www.invisibledust.com. @AliceWSharp @Invisible_Dust