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Cartooning the Landscape: Art, Nature, Consciousness

Weld Hill, Arnold Arboretum, 1300 Centre St., Roslindale, Mass.
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 7 – 8:30 p.m.

In this lecture, Chip Sullivan’s ecological narrative aims to provide a map to help one find his or her way back to a world of wonder, imagination, and mystery. Chip provides a visual tour of a variety of unique landscapes and gardens throughout history while exploring the use of optical device to perceive the landscape in new ways.

Gazette Classification: Art/Design, Environmental Sciences, Lecture
Organization/Sponsor: Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University and The Garden Conservancy
Speaker(s): One of the singular talents in landscape design, Chip Sullivan has shared his expertise through a seemingly unusual medium that, at second glance, makes perfect sense–the comic strip. For years Sullivan entertained readers of Landscape Architecture Magazine with comic strips that ingeniously illustrated significant concepts and milestones in the creation of our landscapes. These strips gained a large following among architects and illustrators, and now those original works, as well as additional strips, are collected in a new book, Cartooning the Landscape.
Cost: $20 general; $10 member of cosponsoring org; Free student
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Ticket Info: 617-384-5277

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 19:00