THE 7 SHELL PROJECT

THE 7 SHELL PROJECT (USA, Work-in-Progress, 4 min.)

Seashells have held an eternal fascination for many cultures. No other natural history objects, it could be argued, have more thoroughly gratified our human impulse to collect beautiful items from a world beyond our own. Director David Conover will introduce his video installation, which explores the opportunities for overlapping art and science to communicate difficult environmental issues to the public.

1 SHELL (USA, 2012, 2 min.) The Northern Moon shell.

Talking about Ocean Acidification: Challenges for the Concerned Scientist with marine biologist/ author Nancy Knowlton, Sant Chair for Marine Science, National Museum of Natural History.

3 SHELLS (USA, 2012, 4 min.)

Discussion with filmmaker David Conover and marine scientist Nancy Knowlton.

Shown with EXPLORING BLOODY BAY WALL

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