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WELCOME TO THE ANTHROPOCENE

December 7th 2017 – February 9th 2018

IMAS Mawson exhibition space, IMAS forecourt and IMAS waterfront, 20 Castray Esplanade, Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania.

The Anthropocene describes the geologic epoch where humans have impacted and altered Earth’s systems. What does this new era mean for our planet and what does the future hold? ‘Welcome to the Anthropocene’ is an art/science collaboration between Constance ARI, The Centre for Marine Socioecology (CMS), The Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) and The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in Hobart, Tasmania.

Three experimental artists are working with three leading scientists to explore themes related to our changing planet. These explorations will conclude in an exhibition of new and challenging artworks at IMAS, Hobart in December 2017.

Collaborators:

Pony Express with Professor Beth Fulton and team on the theme ‘ Simulating Future Earth’
helloponyexpress.com and vimeo.com/helloponyexpress

Ken + Julia Yonetani with Associate Professor Julia Blanchard and team on ‘The Future of Human Food’
kenandjuliayonetani.com/en/

Selena de Carvalho with Dr Alistair Hobday and team on ‘Climate Change Intervention and Adaptation’
selenadecarvalho.com

Creative Producer: Kira Askaroff