Tune in tonight at 7pm to watch the live performance of "Ghosts of the Zombie Sea" by artist and SciArt Center member Mara G. Haseltine, in collaboration with Pelagie-May Green and Eloise Green, performing at the University of Ghent in Sweden. This performance addresses the ocean's health from an anthropogenic point of view.
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7pm October 31st
Click here to watch: http://icto.ugent.be/nl/content/icto-ugent-stream-2
Bio from the artist's website:
"Mara G. Haseltine is an internationally renowned artist known for her sculptural renditions of microscopic life forms. She was an early pioneer in the translation of bioinformatics into three-dimensional forms. She is an ardent environmentalist and co-founder of The Green Salon, an international think tank devoted to environmental solutions. In 2007, Haseltine created New York City’s first solar-powered oyster reef. She has since devoted her attention to exploring the most efficient and beautiful designs to create oyster and coral reefs. These reefs filter water, create habitats for other organisms, and form reef breaks along coast lines. In 2011, Haseltine was an artist-in-residence at University College of Dublin in Ireland and Tara Oceans. She was awarded Flag 75 from the Explorer’s Club for her three-year voyage around the world studying the ocean’s relationship to climate change. Her current body of work combines microscopy and reef design of microscopic oceanic life forms. Haseltine frequently collaborates with scientists, technologists and engineers to practice Geotherapy–art which heals the planet. "
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