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Photographing Science: Artist Talk with Chris Linder

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Presented by University of Texas at Austin at Boyd Auditorium, Jackson Geological Sciences, Austin TX

Nov 27 2018
Photographing Science: Artist Talk with Chris Linder

Exploring the Arctic Ocean artist Chris Linder presents his work documenting major expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctica and reflects on his use of photography to communicate scientific research.

Chris Linder is a photographer, oceanographer, and conservation activist. Linder uses photography as “a tool to educate and inspire the public about science and conservation issues.” Since 2002, he has documented more than fifty scientific expeditions. His photographs have been featured in exhibits at the Field Museum and the Smithsonian, among many others.

On the occasion of the International Polar Year (2007 to 2009), Linder, together with a media team, launched the NSF-funded project

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