Next of Kin: Seeing Extinction through the Artist's Lens
Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge, Mass.
Sun., Apr. 23, 2017, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
We live in a time when an alarming array of plants and animals struggle to even exist in a world that is increasingly dominated and altered by an exploding human population. Showcasing the work of artist Christina Seely, in collaboration with Susannah Sayler and Edward Morris of The Canary Project, this exhibition presents a provocative and powerful new perspective on the biodiversity extinction crisis. Next of Kin: Seeing Extinction through the Artist’s Lens uses special photography techniques, lighting and sound design, and specimens carefully chosen from the collections of Harvard’s Museum of Comparative Zoology to generate an exchange between the viewer and animal kingdom and evoke empathy with our “next of kin.”
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Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museum of Natural History
Cost: $12 general/$10 Seniors and Students/$8 Children
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