january, 2019

31jan6:00 pm10:00 pmOTTAWA The Night of ideas: Facing our timeLectures and Talks6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Scotiabank Great Hall, 255 Rue Nepean, Ottawa, ON K2P 0B7

Event Details


Join artists, environmentalists, intellectuals and researchers to think through and discuss some of the most critical issues of our time.

In partnership with the French Embassy in Ottawa and in association with the Gallery’s Anthropocene exhibition, the evening’s conversation will reflect upon modern environmental and ethical issues, particularly those surrounding our exploitation of Earth’s resources.

Set against the backdrop of the National Gallery of Canada, The Night of Ideas: Facing our time will present diverse ways of understanding our rapidly changing world and offer a venue for the exchange and debate of ideas.

FEATURING
Andrea Kunard, Associate Curator, Canadian Photography Institute
Marie Baléo, (La Fabrique des idées) Writer, poet and editor of Panorama: The Journal of Intelligent Travel
Louis Fortier, Professor, Université Laval focusing on a multidisciplinary and cross-sectorial approach to the ecosystem-level concerns raised by the warming of the Arctic
Celina Jeffery, Associate Professor, Ottawa University and Curator of Ephemeral Coast
Alice Sharp, Director and Curator of UK based art and science Environmental organisation Invisible Dust.
and more…

-FREE-

Time

(Thursday) 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location

Scotiabank Great Hall

255 Rue Nepean, Ottawa, ON K2P 0B7

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