Selby Wilkinson is a BA of Media Studies student at the University of British Columbia with a particular interest in bridging the gap between media and sustainability. She has created a print series titled ‘Plastic Perfect’ consisting of a three piece print collage media project surrounding the topic of plastic waste in the ocean. She continues working on pieces following this topic including a recent photo series which focuses on city river waste.
When not in full time school, Selby works as a Supervisor at Catching The Spirit Youth Society, a program based on leadership, stewardship and environmental education for youths. She enjoys sharing her learnings and inspiring youths to become the strong, creative and responsible leaders of our future. She also volunteers with Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society as a research assistant in public outreach and media content development.
Introduction To Community Waste Management
May 14, 2018 from our Video Panels Dealing with waste is an urgent public health priority
“Somebody Else’s Problem – Consumerism, Sustainability and Design”
October 30, 2017 from our The 2017 Global Dialogue on Waste, Video Panels Arguing against the tendency to individualize all environmental problems as a matter of choice, Robert Crocker emphasizes the role of technological systems in expanding and escalating global consumption.