The Flyway Print Exchange is an international environmental art project featuring 20 artists from 9 different countries, linked by the East-Asian Australasian Flyway: the route flown twice-annually by Australia’s migratory shorebirds, to and from their breeding grounds above the Arctic Circle. The collected prints seek to highlight that preserving the habitats of shorebirds is a global challenge.
Edited by Raynald Harvey Lemelin. Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Insects such as cockroaches, mosquitoes and bed-bugs are usually not highly sought amongst travellers or recreationists, yet each year, collectors, butterfly enthusiasts, dragonfly-hunters and apiarists collect, visit, document and raise insects for recreational purposes.
Colin Dayan. Princeton University Press, 2013.
Abused dogs, prisoners tortured in Guantánamo and supermax facilities, or slaves killed by the state–all are deprived of personhood through legal acts. Such deprivations have recurred throughout history, and the law sustains these terrors and banishments even as it upholds the civil order.
The Year 2050 might seem far away, but the current generation of children will only be in their forties and will be raising families. This series of lectures targets three of the key issues that will likely shape the nature of human food in 2050. All lectures are free and open to the public.