Natural Discourse: Light & Image

Natural Discourse: Light & Image

October 18, 2014 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

 A symposium presented by the Garden Conservancy and the Los Angeles County Arboretum. It is part of “Natural Discourse: Artists, Architects, Scientists & Poets in the Garden,” an ongoing series of symposia, publications, and site-specific art installations that explore the connections among art, architecture, and science within the framework of the botanical garden.

Marion Brenner, landscape photographer, on light and photography in history and in the landscape
John Carpenter, interactive digital artist, on interactive digital works based on natural systems
Roger Handgarter, Ph.D., Chancellor’s Professor of Biology, Indiana University, on light and the process of photosynthesis
Christian Thornton, glass artist, founder of Studio Xaquixe, Oaxaca, Mexico, on glass-blowing, energy harvesting, and agaves
Susan Rossi Wilcox, retired curator of Harvard University’s Blaschka Glass Flower Collection, on the renowned collection
Shirley Alexandra Watts, artist, garden designer, and curator of “Natural Discourse” series

Date and Time Saturday, October 18, 2014 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden 301 North  Baldwin Avenue Arcadia, CA 91007
Registration $110 members of the Arboretum and the Garden Conservancy $125 non-members
Register Online 175
Registration is being handled by the Los Angeles County Arboretum.

For more information about registration, call 510.521.5223.