Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Unruly ecologies: Biodiversity and art

Symposium: unruly ecologies

Unruly ecologies: Biodiversity and art
A SymbioticA Symposium
November 26 to 28 2010
A symposium exploring the possibilities and difficulties of the diversity of life through critical investigations in art, ecology and action.
If you visit this web page you can read my entry (below) and that of others in an interesting Online directory of artists working on Art, Biodiversity and Ecology themes that is still current and also informative.

Sophie Munns: Homage to the Seed
Sophie Munns: Homage to the Seed
Homage to the Seed is the title of a year-long project conducted at Brisbane Botanic Gardens as 2010 Artist-in-Residence. This project was born of a collaboration with the on-site ‘Seeds for Life’ Seed Lab (set up by Kew Garden’s Millennium Seed Bank Project) with the underlying objective of spurring on public awareness  of the critical [...]

About Adaptation

Adaptation is one of SymbioticA’s long term projects featuring a dynamic program of production based artist residencies and events. It explores a unique blend of organisms working together to create a community, ruptured by the chaos and dysfunction of the environmental threats we now face.
A major focus in 2010 was the unruly ecologies: biodiversity and art symposium Friday 26 to Sunday 28 November. As part of the  symposium – we built a collection of artists working in the area of biodiversity/art and ecology through submissions by the artists.
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