Archiving Eden

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 7:00pm

Dornith Doherty's Husk Corn (Landrace), 2009, from the series “Archiving Eden”
Dornith Doherty's Husk Corn (Landrace), 2009, from the series “Archiving Eden"

Join the Cary Institute for a special presentation by Guggenheim Foundation Fellow and photographer Dornith Doherty.

Doherty will give a visual tour of her ongoing collaboration with biologists who manage the most comprehensive seed banks in the world. Her book Archiving Eden explores the role of seed banks in preserving plant diversity and bolstering agricultural resilience in the face of climate change.

Doherty is a professor of photography in the College of Visual Arts and Design at the University of North Texas. Her work has been featured in more than 100 national and international exhibits.

Seating is first come first served. Books will be available for purchase from Merritt Bookstore. The event is free and open to the public. 

Location

Cary Institute auditorium
2801 Sharon Turnpike (Route 44)
Millbrook, NY

Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies | Millbrook, New York 12545 | Tel (845) 677-5343

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