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How art and science collaborated to save the wetlands

28 April 2021
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Sir John Clancy Auditorium foyer
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Teeming with life (Wetlands bird study) 2016 (detail) - painting of birds in a wetland

Hear from scientist Dr Kate Brandis and artist Pamela Griffith on how they enlisted citizen scientists to help preserve Australia’s endangered wetlands and waterbird species in the Feather Map of Australia project.

Dr Kate Brandis is a Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Ecosystem Science at UNSW and the leader of the Feather Map of Australia project. Pamela Griffith is one of Australia’s foremost printmakers known for her abiding fascination with the natural world.

Bring your lunch - this 45-minute talk is free and open to everyone, and will be hosted by Elena Taylor, Senior Curator of the UNSW Art Unit. There will be limited seats and bookings are advised.

The exhibition Pamela Griffith: the art of nature is presented by the UNSW Art Unit and will be open for viewing.

Image: Pamela Griffith (b.1943)
Teeming with life (Wetlands bird study) 2016 (detail)
gouache 60.5 x 102 cm
Commissioned by ANSTO/UNSW for the Feather Map Project Collection of the artist