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Creatures of the Future Garden

Wednesday, 13 June 2012

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A garden can be a place of contemplation, cultivation, or control. In a world of increasing urbanisation and biotechnological advancement what will the future garden be? What roles will the creatures in it - human and non-human play?

Creatures of the Future Garden is a group exhibition of international, national, local, established and emerging inter-disciplinary artists, whose work investigates an engagement with the non-human through a merging of art and science.

Curated by Donna Franklin, participating artists:

George Gessert (US), Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg (UK), Angela Singer (NZ), Trish Adams (QU), Svenja J. Kratz (QU), Tarsh Bates, Donna Franklin, Kirsten Hudson The Made Generation Collective: Gary & Susie Cass, Jesse Brown, Nicholas Lozanovski, Sasha Whittle.

Please join us for these Creatures of the Future Garden workshops:

Human DNA extraction

Opening Night: Thursday 21st June 2012

Extract your own DNA and become a part of The Human Biotech Face of Perth artwork by group collective ‘The Made Generation’. Conducted on opening night by artist-scientist Gary Cass, The Scientific Creativity Initiative, and artists Jesse Brown, Nicholas Lozanoski, Sasha Whittle.

WA Birds of Prey

Presented and conducted by internationally recognised conservationist, bird of prey expert and 2009 Finalist for the Environmental Educational Awards, Yvonne Sitko. The workshop introduces the viewer to native birds, their biology and role in the environment in a hands-on way. The viewer has the opportunity to see live birds up close and hold them on the day.

Tuesday 26 June, 12.00pm–3.00pm, Spectrum Project Space. (NB: Target audience: general public, university community, secondary schools (suitable Years 10 –12).
Lunch provided: special diets please bring own.
35 places available (max)
Cost: $10
Email: spectrum@ecu.edu.au for bookings

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