Thomas Lawley is a 23 year old in the final year of his fine arts degree at the University of Auckland. Thomas is passionate about the role of images, design and storytelling in changing perspectives on global issues and imagining different ways of living. He is also passionate about quality education and volunteers his time as an art tutor. His current art practice is focused on perceptions of Ecology and Climate Change using digital media and interactivity. Thomas is involved in an innovation space at his university as a creative technologist and supports students with their creative projects. Thomas believes that to imagine yourself in some else's shoes is a creative act. He hopes to advocate for a creativity which is collaborative, multiperspectival and deeply engaged with the UN sustainability goals.