2970° The Boiling Point

The Fourth Estate is an independent group of local young artists and thinkers whose function is to explore diverse understandings, perspectives and experiences of democracy. The Fourth Estate, provided media coverage, reporting, critiquing and responding before, after and during 2970° in a variety of formats including blog, commentary and interview. The team was gathered and led by Elizabeth Ralph and included Laura Rodriguez-Castro, Jack McDonnell and Samir Bernardes. They preceded the 2970° event by interviewing on-street locals, politicians, activists and cultural agents. At the event they engaged with all facets of the event interviewing delegates, moderators, respondents and speakers and producing regular social media updates and commentary via Twitter and Instagram.