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Image: Genetic Memories 2013, Layered Silkscreen of human DNA coding on rice paper, 30 x 1000 cm
Conference Papers and Public Lectures



Exploring eco-art and materiality through art practice - VCA art + ecology group


More than Graphics: the use of art to engage with community on climate science – UNSW SPREE group Nov 24

Open Lecture series U3A - An Artists Perspective on Climate Change & an Update on Climate Change, Leichhardt Aug 19 & 26; Willoughby Oct 15


AESS (Association of Environmental Sciences and Studies) - Interdisciplinary Integration Science and Art: the value of art in disseminating scientific information. George Washington University, Washington D.C. - June 28

Royal Society of NSW - Open Lecture:  Antarctica, this ain’t no mirage: the value of art in disseminating scientific information Apr 7

SciArt Lunchbox Lecture - Onsite observations and research by Lea Kannar-Lichtenberger live from the RV Falkor, Feb 26


An Artists Perspective on Climate Change - Video presentation for Sydney Science Festival (in association with Culture at Work Pyrmont) 


Discussion Panel: Science and Art in Conversation - Sydney Science Festival Pyrmont. Aug 15
The March of Time: thawing, tourism, and toxins impacting the pacific. Ecoarts 3rd National Conference Wollongong University. May 26 to 28
There be Dragons: human impact on unique environments. Public Lecture Annandale



Propelling the Dystopian: the bucket list desire for the authentic. AAANZ Annual Conference RMIT Melbourne.

There be Dragons: exploring contemporary consumerism on the utopian ideal. Public Lecture - QCA Queensland College of Arts June 28


Beyond the Verbiage: Consumerism through tourism and its manifestations on islands and remote places.  Sustaining the Seas: Fish, oceanic spaces and the politics of caring – SEI (Sydney Environment Institute, University of Sydney) Sydney 12 Dec

Deception: Convergence of spaces brings context to time. ISACS17 Symposium on Resonance at the ZKM Institute, Karlsruhe Germany

Beyond the Idealised Mosaic: stepping outside the comfort zone. MAANZ National Symposium ‘Think beyond the square’17 to 21 August, Hobart Tasmania

On a Knife's Edge: exploring tourism industry and consumerism environmental effects through art
12th International Conference on the Arts in Society - (American University) Paris, France



From Blue to Green: human impact in the Anthropocene using small island communities as microcosms for the study of environmental change. ASLEC – ANZ & SEI conference Global Ecologies – Local Impacts  Sydney Environment Institute 23 – 25 Nov

There be Dragons: Human impact on Lord Howe Island and its connection to Galapagos Island

- Lord Howe Island Museum April

Gagged in Dystopia: the use of plastic and non pollitically correct materials in the creations of art - 11th Annual Arts in Society Conference UCLA (University of California) Los Angeles

There Be Dragons: human impact on the unique environments of the Galapagos and Lord Howe Islands - Spektrum Berlin in association with Art Laboratory Berlin.

Gagging in Dystopia - ISEA Conference Hong Kong (Wednesday 3rd parellel session CMC Room 6 W3.6 - Artist / Work-in-Progress Talks - Urbanism, electromagnetism Session Chair: Laurent Gutierrez)



Exploring the Microscopic World of Plant Communication - NMiCA (New Materialism in Contemporary Art) at SCA (Sydney College of the Arts)

There Be Dragons: human impact on the unique environments of the Galapagos and Lord Howe Island (p26) - AESS San Diego CA

Distinction with a Difference: Exploring the ecospheres of the Galapagos and Lord Howe Islands with controlled tourism  - AMOS (Australian Metrological and Oceanographic Association) Conference Brisbane



Metaphor for Evolution: from weed to tree and exploration of the dandelion - Affective Habitat - Humanities Conference - ANU 19-21


Hundertwasser and his Mosaics - MAANZ Symposium Biennale Brisbane





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