Exhibition: Light in the Land: The Nature of Canada Photo: Dr. Roberta Bondar, Pink Granite, 2013

Exhibition: Light in the Land: The Nature of Canada

Guelph, Ontario

New/Digital Media , Visual Arts — Excursion

This exhibition features photographs by scientist and environmental interpreter Dr. Roberta Bondar, exploring varied Canadian landscapes as well as their biodiversity and sustainability. Presented in 2017 to mark the 25th anniversary of the astronaut and photographer’s space mission, the exhibition of the University of Guelph alumna’s work captures that critical moment of inspiration: “My view from the spacecraft Discovery 25 years ago forever changed my view of Earth, and it was on that flight that I committed to protect this magnificent planet.”

Reflecting a singular fusion of artistic and scientific vision informed by her unique expertise as a professional photographer, researcher, astronaut, medical doctor and neurologist, the exhibition explores varied aspects of the distinctive and significant landscape that is Canada.

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This activity is in English.
This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
Keywords: Photography, Outdoors, Nature, Contemporary

When

Fri 29 Sep 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Sat 30 Sep 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Sun 01 Oct 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Where

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358 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario

Building

Art Gallery of Guelph

Organizer

Art Gallery of Guelph

The Art Gallery of Guelph (AGG) is one of Canada’s premier public art spaces, engaging audiences with innovative artists and ideas from around the world. Through a rigorous and collaborative artistic program that positions visual culture in an ever-changing cultural landscape, the gallery supports social exchange and shapes public discourse. Although admission is free, donations are appreciated.

Activity Contact

Alexandra Hartstone
ahartstone[at]artgalleryofguelph[dot]ca
519-837-0010 x 2

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