Teresa Carlesimo is an interdisciplinary artist currently pursuing a PhD in Cultural Studies at Queen's University where her research considers various systems of power, class and empire as integral to the analysis of environmental crisis. She has exhibited throughout Canada and the US, with recent and forthcoming exhibitions at Museum London, the Agnes Etherington Art Centre and the Thames Art Gallery. In winter 2017 she was an artist-in-residence in Reykjavík, Iceland, where she continued her research into the anthropogenic transformation of the night sky, exploring the cultural loss caused by artificial sky luminance. Recent and forthcoming publications include Performance Research, Public Journal, Art Papers and Blackflash.