Arctic Imagination - Talks Series

SPHERE / Edward Burtynsky & Minik Rosing

2022-09-23 10:00 2022-09-23 11:00 60 Canada/Eastern 🎟 NAC: Arctic Imagination - Talks Series

https://nac-cna.ca/en/event/31351

In-person event

In English / ​Live translation in French  Co-hosted by the Royal Danish Library and the NAC Orchestra as part of the SPHERE Festival, Arctic Imagination is a not-to-be-missed speaker series pressing discussions on the transformation of the Arctic as the ice disappears — and the implications of climate change for geopolitics and human civilization as we know it.  Speakers: Edward Burtynsky  Edward Burtynsky is regarded as one of the world’s most...

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Fourth Stage,1 Elgin Street,Ottawa,Canada
Friday, September 23, 2022
10 AM EDT
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Talks Festival events
  • In-person event
  • Bilingual

In English / ​Live translation in French 

Co-hosted by the Royal Danish Library and the NAC Orchestra as part of the SPHERE Festival, Arctic Imagination is a not-to-be-missed speaker series pressing discussions on the transformation of the Arctic as the ice disappears — and the implications of climate change for geopolitics and human civilization as we know it. 

Speakers:

Edward Burtynsky 

Edward Burtynsky is regarded as one of the world’s most accomplished contemporary photographers. The predominant theme in his work is nature transformed through industry, he has documented some of the most poignant transformations of nature around the world. 

Minik Rosing 

Dr. Minik Thorleif Rosing is a world-renowned geologist from Greenland. Among Minik’s many titles and accomplishments, he is a professor of geology at the University of Copenhagen, previous leader of Danish ship-based scientific research expedition Galathea 3, and one of the artists behind Icewatch—a series of melting glacier ice blocks positioned in clock-formation outside notable places of governance. 

Host: Robyn Bresnahan

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