Lynette Wallworth

Artist, Studio Wallworth

Australian artist whose immersive video installations and film works reflect on the connections between people and the natural world as well as exploring the nature of resilience. Lynette has shown many of her works at both Davos and China WEF events including CORAL, the Ocean Dome, the interactive installation Evolution of Fearlessness, the VR film Collisions which the Forum premiered and Executive Produced. In 2017 Collisions won an Emmy for Outstanding New Approaches to documentary. In 2018 she premiered Awavena, the captivating story of the first woman Shaman from the Yawanawa tribe in Brazil at the Sundance film festival and WEF Davos in the same week. Lynette is a story teller/artist who is always experimenting with the latest technologies to deliver powerful true stories with the most cutting edge tools. She has been awarded a UNESCO City of Film award, the Byron Kennedy Award for Innovation and Excellence from the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) and was named as one of the “100 Leading Global Thinkers” by Foreign Policy magazine for immersing audiences in the destructive power of nuclear weapons. She is currently working on the third work in her current series using VR and AR to facilitate story telling from remote indigenous peoples who have message they wish to impart.