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“Food, planet, future: the journey of a photographer” with Robert Dash

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Art Museum

With daily news, climate change is becoming more of a climate crisis. In his speech, Robert Dash offers observations on how part of nature – our food – is linked to climate change. The San Juan Islands Art Museum program will be presented October 3-5 on October 12 at San Juan Island Barn # 966 at 152 First St. N, Friday Harbor.

In this discussion, Dash explores threats to our staple foods from, for example, crop losses due to droughts, floods, soil loss, pests, deforestation, loss of nutrient value from plants. cultures and to the change of range of many cultures.

He also referred to the work underway to make agriculture a net carbon sink rather than a net emitter of carbon. Dash’s speech also refers to promising solutions such as, for example, regenerative agriculture, carbon cultivation, permaculture and soil reconstruction through cover crops.

This “Art As A Voice” program from SJIMA complements the photomontages of “Food For Thought Micro Views: Threats and Prospects” by Robert Dash, presented at SJIMA until December 9th.

Admission to the Food, Planet, Future: A Photographer’s Journey event costs $ 15, $ 12 for SJIMA and Grange members, and students are admitted for $ 10. Make reservations online under “Learn” or at 360-370-5050. Tickets will be sold at the door as space becomes available.

Dash is an educator, photographer and naturalist whose work has been published by National Geographic, TIME and LensWork, and presented in galleries and juryed exhibitions in the United States and abroad.

In 2016 he presented a TEDx talk titled ‘The Intercourse of Nature: It’s What We Are’ and in 2017 published his Nautilus Gold award-winning photography / poetry book On An Acre Shy of Eternity: Micro Landscapes at the Edge. His new book, “FOOD FOR THINTH Micro Views: Threats and Prospects”, is currently in development.

Grange Member Janet Alderton, Kim Miller, Anonymous, Browne’s Home Center, San Juan Island Grange No. 966, Kenmore Air, Town of Friday Harbor, Stephen King, Printonyx and Harbor Rental are the sponsors of this lineup.

“… Like fragments of mysterious ecosystems that no one has ever seen… [They] are meaningful and visually poetic observations of how the things we can’t see can show us how our lives may be threatened with extinction. -Lensculture

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