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Finding Glimmers of Hope within the Anthropocene - Or is it too late?
Jun
5
6:30 PM18:30

Finding Glimmers of Hope within the Anthropocene - Or is it too late?

An IDEAS public event hosted by Paul Kennedy

Location:
Glenn Gould Studio
250 Front Street West
Toronto, ON M5V 3G5

At a time where anxiety about our planet's future continues to grow, IDEAS host Paul Kennedy asks where we can find hope. At his final public event as host of IDEAS, Paul brings together three people who have devoted their lives to big environmental questions. From their diverse experience and vantage points the panel will consider two key questions: Are we doomed? and What can be done?

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ANTHROPOCENE Artist's Talk with Edward Burtynsky, Jennifer Baichwal, and Nicholas de Pencier
Nov
21
10:30 PM22:30

ANTHROPOCENE Artist's Talk with Edward Burtynsky, Jennifer Baichwal, and Nicholas de Pencier

8:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Baillie Court
Art Gallery of Ontario 

Join world-renowned photographer Edward Burtynsky and filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier for a conversation about Anthropocene, their powerful series of new photographs, large scale murals augmented by film extensions, film installations and augmented reality (AR) installations, that take us to places we are deeply connected to – but normally never see. Informed by scientific research, powered by aesthetic vision, inspired by a desire to bear witness, they reveal the scale and gravity of our impact on the planet.

More info and tickets HERE.

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Nature & Me | Relationship status: “It’s complicated”
Oct
30
12:30 PM12:30

Nature & Me | Relationship status: “It’s complicated”

TELUS Garden
510 W Georgia St.
Vancouver, B.C.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Presentation begins at 7:00 p.m.

For many of us, our everyday connection to nature isn’t what it used to be. What does that mean for our quality of life? What does it mean for nature? Join us for a thought-provoking discussion on our complicated relationship with nature and how it stands to impact our future.

Featuring Edward Burtynsky, Ailsa Barry, Dan Kraus + more!

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Maclean's LIVE – Paul Wells in Conversation with Edward Burtynsky
Oct
24
7:00 PM19:00

Maclean's LIVE – Paul Wells in Conversation with Edward Burtynsky

National Arts Centre
Ottawa, ON

A series of public conversations with leading public figures in politics and the arts at the newly-renovated National Arts Centre in Ottawa. Paul Wells, Maclean's senior writer and an award-winning author and television will host figures who are making the news for exclusive, one-on-one conversations. The format is simple: an hour of no-holds-barred conversation, including questions from the audience

This month’s event will feature renowned photographer, Edward Burtynsky.

Watch for future guests including premiers, cabinet ministers and leading figures from the world of arts and letters.

Presented by: Canadian Bankers Association
In Partnership with: National Arts Centre, CPAC

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Edward Burtynsky in conversation with Gaia Vince
Oct
17
2:00 PM14:00

Edward Burtynsky in conversation with Gaia Vince

The Regent Street Cinema
London, UK

6:30 p.m.

As The Anthropocene Project, his new multidisciplinary body of work in collaboration with Nicholas de Pencier and Jennifer Baichwal opens across venues in his home country, Burtynsky returns to London to discuss his art, films and research.

To discuss the dramatic impact that human activity now causes Earth’s ecosystems, Burtynsky is joined by Gaia Vince, award-winning journalist journalist, broadcaster and author specialising in science, the environment and social issues. Following the conversation is a screening of Manufactured Landscapes, Jennifer Baichwal’s feature length documentary on the world and work of Edward Burtynsky, which raises questions about the ethics and aesthetics about the artist’s work.

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The Walrus Talks Connections
Sep
18
7:00 PM19:00

The Walrus Talks Connections

7:00 - 10:00 p.m. 

National Gallery of Canada
Auditorium 
Ottawa, Ontario

The Walrus Talks Connections
With Members of the Order of Canada

The Walrus Talks is a national series of events produced by The Walrus. Each event offers thoughtful, inspiring thinking from scholars, writers, performers, scientists, artists, business leaders, and more.

Join us on September 18 as seven esteemed Order of Canada recipients share lively seven-minute talks on health, the arts, science, society, and the connections between us all.

Featuring:

  • Susan Aglukark, Inuk singer, songwriter, and keynote speaker

  • Dr. Sandra E. Black, professor of medicine, neurology, and director of the Hurvitz Brain Sciences Research Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute, University of Toronto

  • Edward Burtynsky, photographer

  • Zita Cobb, founder and CEO of Shorefast and innkeeper of the Fogo Island Inn

  • Charmaine Crooks, five-time Olympian

  • Don Tapscott, author and executive chairman of the Blockchain Research Institute

  • and more!

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Edward Burtynsky in Conversation with Owen Hatherley
May
14
6:30 PM18:30

Edward Burtynsky in Conversation with Owen Hatherley

Arup
No.8 Fitzroy Street
London

 

Edward Burtynsky in conversation with Owen Hatherley.

To accompany the exhibition 'Water Matters' at Arup, Edward Burtynsky will join us for an evening in conversation with Owen Hatherley. Burtynsky will introduce some of his latest projects within the context of global environmental conditions.

Edward Burtynsky is a multi-award winning artist and Photo London's 2018 Master of Photography.

Owen Hatherley writes for a wide range of publications on culture, architecture and politics, including frieze, the Guardian and Building Design.

The event is free and open to the public.

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