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Interactive Art In The Age Of Climate Change & How to eat insects save forests and solve hunger

September 14, 2017 @ 7:00 pm

- $7 - $10

Purin PhanichphantArtist and Designer San FranciscoClimate change is a huge and messy problem that happens so slowly. Even with scientific data some people still doubt that climate change is real. How might we get people to *experience* differentDr. Brian L. FisherResearcher and Curator California Academy of Sciencesaspects of climate change through interactive art?While researching insects in Madagascar Brian realized that little time remains to help save the tropical forests. Brian launched the “Insects and People” initiative to farm native and edible insects to sustain forests and fight malnutrition. There is a long tradition of eating insects in Madagascar and insects have a small footprint provide essential protein and nutrients reduce bushmeat consumption and provide fertilizer to sustainable farming.

Details

Date:
September 14, 2017
Time:
7:00 pm
Cost:
$7 - $10

Venue

PianoFight
144 Taylor St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
Website:
http://www.pianofight.com/