7 SHELL PROJECT, THE
(c) Eleanor Conover
THE 7 SHELL PROJECT (USA, Work-in-Progress, 4 min.)
Seashells have held an eternal fascination for many cultures. No other natural history objects, it could be argued, have more thoroughly gratified our human impulse to collect beautiful items from a world beyond our own. Director David Conover will introduce his video installation, which explores the opportunities for overlapping art and science to communicate difficult environmental issues to the public.
1 SHELL (USA, 2012, 2 min.) The Northern Moon shell.
Talking about Ocean Acidification: Challenges for the Concerned Scientist with marine biologist/ author Nancy Knowlton, Sant Chair for Marine Science, National Museum of Natural History.
3 SHELLS (USA, 2012, 4 min.)
Discussion with filmmaker David Conover and marine scientist Nancy Knowlton.
Shown with EXPLORING BLOODY BAY WALL
FREE. No reservations required.