Cambridge Science Festival

Posted: 23 February 2015

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Beast in the studio, bird at sea
7.30pm–9pm, Monday 9 March 2015
Judge Business School, Trumpington Street, CB2 1AG

Join artists Ackroyd & Harvey, commissioned to work on the public art for the new Museum of Zoology and Cambridge Conservation Initiative building, in conversation with Professor Bill Sutherland and Steve Broad, Director of TRAFFIC. The discussion will follow the powerful conservation stories the artists have gathered and how this has shaped their work.

Event: 14, Map: 26, Talk, Age 15+, Pre-book*
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Drawing the line: how art engages with conservation
5pm–6.30pm, Saturday 21 March 2015
Cambridge Union Society, 9A Bridge Street, CB2 1UA

Nature is a resource for everybody so why is conservation seen as a science? Robin Ince hosts a discussion on the relationship of art and conservation. Joining him are artists Ackroyd and Harvey and sound artist Chris Watson amongst others who will give their personal experiences of the interface of these two disciplines and how collaborating has altered their work.

Event: 242, Map: 8, Talk, Age 15+, Pre book*
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