Shadow Forests Exhibition - Deep Time, Climate Change and the Life and Death of Forests

Shadow Forests Exhibition - Deep Time, Climate Change and the Life and Death of Forests

Shadow Forests Exhibition - Deep Time, Climate Change and the Life and Death of Forests

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Shadow Forests is an exhibition by artist Angela Gilmour and writer Beth Jones in The Lord Mayor’s Pavilion, Cork City, presented by Sample-Studios, which focuses on the intersections of deep time, climate change and the expansive life and death of forests.

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Barbara Moran is an environmental editor at WBUR, in Boston, Massachusetts. She focuses on climate science and climate solutions, but has covered public health, environmental justice and the intersection of science and society over 25 years as a science journalist. She has written for The New York Times, New Scientist, Technology Review and the Boston Globe Magazine and produced PBS documentaries. She was a Knight Fellow at MIT and was awarded the National Association of Science Writers’ highest honour, the Science in Society Award.

Beth Jones is an American author, journalist, digital storyteller and educator based in Boston. Her digital stories explore human engagement with extreme situations and environments including the climate crisis and trauma. She has written for the New York Times, the Boston Globe, Scientific American, and many other outlets. She published an award-winning book with Little, Brown & Co. Inc.

Wendy Derjue-Holzer is the Harvard Museum of Natural History Education Director at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture. She delights in creating opportunities for youth and adult audiences to engage in close observation and playful exploration of the natural world. Prior to Harvard, Wendy worked at the Exploratorium, an iconic science museum in San Francisco, and taught high school science in the New York City Public Schools.

Leah Sobsey is an artist and Assistant Professor of Photography at the University of North Carolina. She works in 19th-century photographic processes combined with digital technology. She has exhibited in The Center For Fine Art Photography, The Weatherspoon Art Museum in and 21C Hotel Museum, North Carolina and Rayko Photo Gallery, California.

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