RE:GENERATION

How can you tell people about climate change without making them feel scared or powerless?

Almost 80 percent of the trees in the UNESCO World Heritage Site Sanssouci have been damaged by extreme weather and drought. How can we draw attention to this without causing fear and powerlessness? Our outdoor exhibition combines positive storytelling, science communication, eye-catching interventions in the park, and local engagement. The ‚Prussian Palaces and Gardens Foundation‘ shows at 30 stations how the resilience of the trees can be strengthened without losing the historic appearance of the park. Local activities based on the climate handprint model show both international fans of cultural heritage and local Gen Z how to get involved. Interactive offerings and an unconventional, sustainable exhibition design make our exhibition the talk of the town.

HISTORY IN

DECLINE

Historic gardens face significant challenges when it comes to preserving garden monuments in the face of climate change. In addition to flora and fauna, the appearance of the park must also be preserved. The Prussian Palaces and Gardens Foundation is studying how to save historical parks in a changing climate. They are sharing their knowledge in an exhibition.

SEEING THE 

SIGNS

Trees defend themselves against extreme weather with branch shedding, sunburn, claw-like „fingers“ and lots of offspring. But nobody knows that: that’s why part of the exhibition is a school for the eyes, so that we know how to correctly interpret positive and negative signs on the trees within our surroundings.

…AND NOW? TAKE ACTION!

All over Potsdam and the region, a wide variety of people are getting involved. We wanted to introduce these climate powerhouses and use their examples to show what can be done for the climate. In this way, every negative message from the park is countered by a positive call to action. Actions to protect nature, protect the environment, and adapt to climate change are all treated equally.

DO YOU NEED HELP WITH YOUR CLIMATE COMMUNICATION?

OHNE FURCHT UND TADEL
Alexander Ebert, Isabel Prugger, Jasmin Scharrer

Bessemerstrasse 2-14
12103 Berlin

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+49 30 355 10 460