Panel Discussion: Mpa With Dr William L Stefanov, Jamey Stillings, And Dr Trevor Williams

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Panel Discussion: Mpa With Dr William L Stefanov, Jamey Stillings, And Dr Trevor Williams
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Contemporary Arts Museum Houston says
The evening of conversation will include a panel organized around the concept of “Imaging Futures”, which will consider macro-scale observations on Earth landscapes, the long-term effects of anthropocentric climate change, and the possibility of inter-planetary migration. The panel will feature MPA, a performance artist whose most recent body of work looks at the colonization of Mars; Dr. William Stefanov, ISS Program Scientist for Earth Observations at NASA; Jamey Stillings, a photographer who documents human-altered landscapes with an emphasis on environmental sustainability; and Dr. Trevor Williams, whose research focuses on Antarctic ice sheets.

About the speakers:
MPA, Artist, Joshua Tree, CA; Dr. William L. Stefanov, Associate International Space Station Program Scientist for Earth Observations & Lead, Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit, Exploration Science Office, Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science Division, Exploration Integration and Science Directorate NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston; Jamey Stillings, Artist, Santa Fe, NM; and Dr. Trevor Williams, Expedition Project Manager/Staff Scientist, International Ocean Discovery Program, Texas A&M University, College Station

"MD/HOU" is organized by FotoFest International, Ballroom Marfa, and the Public Concern Foundation to consider the scale of climate change from the perspective of artistic practice, public policy, critical theory, and environmental science. Additional events take place at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) and the Menil Collection, March 24-26. Additional details to follow.
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By: Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

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