Taxonomise This!




Art and science panel discussion about systems of classification and how archives change over time. Speakers include: artist Helen Pynor, whose series The Life Raft documents a decaying 19th century insect collection; artist Liz Orton, discussing her work at the Herbarium at Kew Gardens, examining unmounted plant specimens awaiting classification; Mark Carnall, some-time stand-up comedian and Curator at the Grant Museum of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy at UCL; and Roy Vickery, chairman of trustees at the South London Botanical Institute, vice-president of the Botanical Society of the British Isles; plant folklore expert, and the Green Party’s parliamentary candidate for Tooting. Nature Reserves curator, Tom Jeffreys, chairs. 

Duration 10 September 2013 - 10 September 2013
Times 7-9pm
Cost FREE
Venue GV Art gallery, London
Address 49 Chiltern Street London W1U 6LY, ,
Contact 0208 408 9800 / info@gvart.co.uk / http://www.gvart.co.uk

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