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Come and hear artists' takes on "Visualizing Science: Informing through Arts and Science Collaborations." The two talks are sponsored by UCAR E&O and EcoArts Connections and open to all NCAR and UCAR staff.
"Teaching Pollution to Talk" - Kim Abeles
Wednesday, October 20, 11-12 noon, FL2 #1001
Kim Abeles is a visual artist. Since the mid-80s, she has been producing artwork about the environment. Abeles invented a method to make images from smog in the air that has brought her national and international attention. Her continuing artworks about pollution and gender were exhibited for COP15 in Copenhagen and are scheduled for COP16 in Mexico this November.
"The Re-Environment: Interpreting Science with Art" - Brian Collier
Tuesday, November 9, 11-12 noon, ML MSR
Brian Collier translates research into exhibitions and multidimensional projects. From starlings to pikas, seedballs to big box stores, Collier uses science-informed, art-based strategies to motivate boarder public conversation and engagement about our environmental crises. Collier will discuss his newest project, "Bird Shift," which looks at human activity and its effect on bird behavior --including range shifts due to climate change.