Event

Private View for Natural:History (a fable of progress)

19 Apr 2018

Event times

6pm till 8pm

Cost of entry

free

Gallery Oldham

Oldham, United Kingdom

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Private View for Exhibition Natural:History (a fable of progress)

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Brief artists talk and intro to the work, letterpress a souvenir "Welcome to the Anthropocene*" handbill.

Talk to the artists and explore the exhibition in detail.

In this exhibition artists Richard Dawson and Jacqui Symons present a series of works exploring the era of the Anthropocene*, questioning humankind’s impact on, and changing relationship with, the natural world from the 19th Century to the present day.

Each artist explores themes including climate change, loss of biodiversity and extinction from an individual perspective and the exhibition incorporates a wide range of media including print, sculpture and installation.

*Anthropocene – relating to or denoting the current geological age, viewed as the period during which human activity has been the dominant influence on climate and the environment.

Curators

Rebecca Hill

Exhibiting artists

Jacqui Symons

Richard Dawson

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