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Nature 3.x Where is Nature Now? Symposium, April 17-18, 2015

Nature 3.X
Where is Nature Now?

April 17-18, 2015
Northrop

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This symposium will showcase professional and academic work by artists, designers, and other creatives from a variety of disciplines, including the sciences and humanities, to catalyze new dialogue concerning the shifting definition of nature in the 21st century. This speculation requires an interdisciplinary examination of critical works that fosters intellectual discovery, challenging design professions and the public to consider the opportunities for design in shaping this critical dialogue.

Wednesday, April 15 — Friday, April 17
Travelers Innovation Lab, Northrop

All Day: BUSTER SIMPSON, Artist-in-Residence
“URBAN HEADWATERS” charette with UMN River Life program and UMN students
(invitation only; limited to UMN students)

Friday, April 17
Best Buy Theater, Northrop

6:00pm NATURE3.x Symposium opening reception
featuring the “Water Bar” by Works Progress Studio
(Reception co-hosted with Minneapolis Parks Foundation)

7:00pm KATE ORFF, Principal, SCAPE / LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE PLLC
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Saturday, April 18
Best Buy Theater, Northrop

8:30-9:00am Morning Refreshments

9:00-10:00am MATTHEW TUCKER
Faculty UMN|LA, “Nature 3.x?”

10:00-11:00am ANDREW BLACKWELL
Filmmaker and Author “Visit Sunny Chernobyl”

11:00am-Noon EMMA MARRIS
Author “Rambunctious Garden: Saving Nature in a Post-Wild World”
Marris was interviewed by the Bat of Minerva.

Noon-1:30pm LUNCH BREAK-on your own

1:30-2:30pm KATE ORFF
SCAPE and Faculty, Columbia University GSAPP Urban Landscape Lab

2:30-3:30pm WORKS PROGRESS STUDIO
Minneapolis, MN

3:45-4:45pm BUSTER SIMPSON
Artist

5:00-6:00pm KOERT VANMENSVOORT
Artist and Author “NextNature”

7:00pm Post-Symposium Discussion @ REPUBLIC
221 Cedar Ave S Minneapolis, MN 55454

This symposium is free and open to the public. See symposium website for further information and event registration.

Symposium co-convened by University of Minnesota Professor Matthew Tucker and Professor Christine Baeumler, with generous support by the University of Minnesota Department of Landscape Architecture, and Institute on the Environment. For more information, please see the Nature 3.x Symposium website or email Professor Matthew Tucker mjtucker@umn.edu. Reception and Keynote lecture co-hosted with Minneapolis Parks Foundation 2015 Next Generation of ParksTM Lecture Series. Major Sponsors for the 2015 Next Generation of ParksTM Lecture Series: Whole Foods Markets and Produced with Support From: The Cynthia Froid Group.

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4 Comments

  1. Frieda GArdnerMarch 11, 2015 at 12:00 pmReply

    1. how to get tix

    2. how much does it cost for alums

    3. can one go to only parts of the symposium

    • Aaron Victorin-VangerudMarch 11, 2015 at 12:05 pmReplyAuthor

      It’s free, but there’s soon to be posted a registration form asking people to specify which sessions they want to attend.

  2. Camille LeFevreMarch 11, 2015 at 11:45 amReply

    How does one get a press pass for this symposium?

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