Forest Law by Ursula Biemann and Paulo Tavares
Forest Law, an exhibition by artist-researcher Ursula Biemann and architect Paulo Tavares, is on exhibition at the Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery until December 1, 2018. The exhibition is sponsored by the Institute of the Arts and Sciences, in collaboration with the Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery and the Center for Creative Ecologies.
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Forest Law features a video installation and photo/text assemblage about the legal cases pitting the rights of nature and the cosmology of the living forest in the Ecuadorian Amazon against the large-scale extractive activities in the region.
Ursula Biemann is an artist, researcher and video essayist based in Zurich. Biemann's work explores the uneven resource distribution, climate change and ecologies of oil and water as principles of planetary organization of power. Paulo Tavares is an architect whose work deals with the visual and spatial politics of territorial conflicts and climate change in the Amazon and other frontiers across the third world. Tavares is based in Quito, Equador.
Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 12:00pm
Sesnon Gallery, Porter College
Baskin Service Road, Santa Cruz, California 95064