The grant supports collaboration between an artist, Sarah Lindley of Kalamazoo College, and an aquatic biologist, Siobhan Fennessy of Kenyon College. Together we will look at the impact humans have on the environment, especially waterways and explore intersections between our individual creative and scientific research. Funding supports Lindley's participation in an art residency in the Netherlands where she will develop new ceramic sculptures that explore local and global environmental issues. Fennessy will receive a summer stipend. Lindley hopes to gain additional ways of understanding environmental impact, and Fennessy is looking for alternative ways to communicate scientific information regarding sustainability and environmental impact, in conjunction with her research in Spain and the United Nations Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Global Assessment of Land Degradation and Restoration. Lindley will use her time at the European Work Centre to express ideas developed in conjunction with Fennessy, and Fennessy will use the collaboration to learn about other ways of communicating what we understand about human-environment interactions, for instance by learning about how this is done by different artists, and what their messages are. Ideally this results in a collaborative production of an artistic piece that conveys a science-based message. In addition to her collaboration on the artistic process, Fennessy will incorporate what she learns through the collaboration into a new syllabus for a class she teaches in Kenyon's Environmental Studies program.