Diverse Ways of Knowing Nature: Speak for the Bees Wrap-up

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Diverse Ways of Knowing Nature: Speak for the Bees Wrap-up

Artist Video Showcase Wrap up for the Speak for the Bees series with project facilitator Jennifer Marshman.

Beyond formal presentations, lectures, peer reviewed journal articles, and popular media, there are diverse ways to engage ourselves with the natural world around us. Every day we hear more about the many ecological crises on the planet. Most recently we have seen how human activity is diminishing the health of ecosystems and wildlife populations which helps to create the conditions for the emergence of infectious diseases such as COVID-19. This video showcase will explore how artists use different mediums to express their personal relationships with nature. These diverse approaches can help us to understand that we all have unique and meaningful ways of connecting and engaging with nature.  

About the facilitator: As part of its Laurier Lecture series in partnership with Wilfrid Laurier University, MPL was honoured to host Jennifer Marshman, RN, PhD candidate, Faculty of Arts, Wilfrid Laurier University, for her talk "The ‘Bee City’ Movement: Shifting the Doomsday Narrative to Hope."  We are thrilled to welcome Jennifer back to close Speak for the Bees! 

The Zoom invitation will be emailed to you on the day of the program, so please ensure your email address is correct. 

Participating Artists:
Ann Sanderson, science illustration

Event Type(s): Fun for All Ages
Age Group(s): Adults (18+)

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