Renata Tyszczuk is an academic and artist whose work explores questions concerning global environmental change and provisionality in architectural thinking and practice. In 2013 she was awarded a British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship for her research in this area. She is Senior Lecturer in Architecture at the University of Sheffield. Her most recent book is Provisional Cities: Cautionary Tales for the Anthropocene. Together with Joe Smith she convenes the Mediating Change group. Among its initiatives is the Culture and Climate Change series with Joe Smith, Robert Butler and Hannah Bird.