Mar 28, 2013 — An artist and a scientist will unveil a new exhibit Saturday afternoon at the Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek. AntARTica includes works by artist Laura Von Rosk and cell biologist Sam Bowser. The exhibit will include Von Rosk's landscape paintings and Bowser's watercolor paintings of tiny, single-celled organisms called Foraminifera that live under the ice. The two were part of a team of biologists and artists that traveled to antarctica in 2011.
Todd Moe spoke with Bowser and Von Rosk about how artists and scientists can inspire each other and collaborate on projects. Go to full article
Ottawa, ON, Feb 08, 2011 — Winterlude, Ottawa's big winter festival, kicked off last Friday and runs through February 21st.
While the best-know activities center around outdoor fun, there are indoor events too - including a focus on the Arctic and Antarctica.
Margret Brady is the Programs & Communications Manager for The British Council, in Ottawa. Working with a number of co-sponsors, she's helped gather material that explains more about polar regions and why what happens there matters to us all. She spoke by phone with Lucy Martin. Go to full article