1 Updates
Imagine Science Films Artist Mara G. Haseltine's Live Performance of "La Bohème: A Portrait of Today’s Oceans in Peril" with Advanced Screening of "Invisible Oceans"
Photo Credit: PR.com

Imagine Science Films Artist Mara G. Haseltine's Live Performance of "La Bohème: A Portrait of Today’s Oceans in Peril" with Advanced Screening of "Invisible Oceans"

Oct 4 2013, 10:06pm CDT | by PR.com

New York, NY, October 04, 2013 --(PR.com )-- Internationally renown environmental Artist Mara G. Haseltine invites the public to a groundbreaking live performance of "La Bohème: A Portrait of...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

41 weeks ago

Imagine Science Films Artist Mara G. Haseltine's Live Performance of "La Bohème: A Portrait of Today’s Oceans in Peril" with Advanced Screening of "Invisible Oceans"

Oct 4 2013, 10:06pm CDT | by PR.com

New York, NY, October 04, 2013 --(PR.com )-- Internationally renown environmental Artist Mara G. Haseltine invites the public to a groundbreaking live performance of "La Bohème: A Portrait of Today’s Oceans in Peril" and advance screening of "Invisible Oceans" with artist and director Emily Driscoll.

Taking advantage of the impressive multimedia capabilities of the brand new Made in NY Media Center, Mara will unveil a set of film installations observing scientific, digital, and natural processes. The centerpieces of this evening, will be "La Bohème: A Portrait of Today’s Oceans in Peril" and an advanced screening, "Invisible Oceans" with Director Emily Driscoll at 9pm. Followed by a fun and lively Q&A with the Director and Artist.

La Bohème: Depicts the poor young poet Rodolfo, who falls in love with Mimi, a young grisette who is dying of consumption. In this case, Mimi is the plankton sculpture ensnared in plastic -- a representation of our ailing oceans. The performance intends to highlight the close relationship between humans and the health of the microscopic world, in particular our oceans. The Preview short film of "La Bohème: A Portrait of Today's Oceans" had its world premier at the agnès b. gallerie at 50 Howard St, NY, NY and was co-directed by Imagine Science Film’s Alexis Gambis,. The work will be showcased along with a performance by
Joseph Bartning of the Salzburg Opera.

"Invisible Oceans": Plankton and Plastic, Art of the Microscopic Ocean, A film by Emily V. Driscoll. The film showcases how during a Tara Oceans expedition to study the health of the oceans, the NYC sci-artist Mara Haseltine finds an unsettling presence in samples of plankton she collected. Not only did the samples contain the delicate otherworldly forms of plankton but also shreds of sunlight-degraded plastic. This discovery inspired a series of sculptural depictions of oceanic plankton entwined with plastic, that demonstrate that our fate is intimately linked with that of our oceans. Plankton plays a crucial role in regulating our planet's atmosphere, creating half of the world’s oxygen.

Guests will be invited walk into the beautiful and disturbing microscopic world of a sample droplet of today’s ocean water (set to Puccinni's 1840's Opera) and experience the newly unveiled "Ravenous Ctenophores" - new animations of plankton and invisible pollutants like the chemicals that compose "PCB's" and "Prozac."

This event will be the culmination of Mara G Haseltine’s year long artist residency with Imagine Science Films.

To RSVP for the event visit: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/475994www.brownpapertickets.com/event/475994

Mara G. Haseltine is an internationally renowned artist known for her sculptural renditions of microscopic life forms. She was an early pioneer in the translation of bioinformatics into three dimensional forms. She is an ardent environmentalist and co-founder of The Green Salon, an international think tank devoted to environmental solutions. For further information, visit her website at http://www.calamara.com .

Emily V. Driscoll produces science, history and art documentaries. Her recent film SHELLSHOCKED: Saving Oysters to Save Ourselves (40 minutes) won "Best Short Feature" at the 2012 Princeton Environmental Film Festival. Driscoll has spoken about fostering our planet’s health at conferences, natural history museums, theaters and universities in the U.S. and Canada.

http://emilydriscollonline.com/

Contact Information:
GAIA
Mara G. Haseltine
917-371-4298
Contact via Email
calamara.com
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/475994

Read the full story here: http://www.pr.com/press-release/520277

Press Release Distributed by PR.com

Source: PR.com

 

Don't miss ...

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

47 killed in Taiwan as plane makes botched landing (Roundup)
Taipei, July 23 (IANS) Forty-seven people on board a Taiwanese TransAsia Airways plane were killed in a failed emergency landing in the island county of Penghu Wednesday, Taiwan's transportation authority has confirmed.
 
 
47 killed in Taiwan plane's botched landing
Taipei, July 23 (IANS) Forty-seven people on board a Taiwanese TransAsia Airways plane were killed in a failed emergency landing in the island county of Penghu Wednesday, Taiwan's transportation authority has confirmed.
 
 
51 killed in Taiwan plane emergency landing
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) At least 51 people were killed and seven others injured when a passenger plane with Taiwan's TransAsia Airways made an emergency landing on the outlying island county of Penghu Wednesday, media reported.
 
 
High salt ups heart disease risk in diabetics
Tokyo, July 23 (IANS) People with Type-2 diabetes have more to add to their list of dietary restrictions as researchers have found that a high salt diet may double their risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Colombian military kills 13 rebels
Bogota, July 24 (IANS) Colombia's ministry of defence said Wednesday the armed forces killed 13 Leftist rebels and captured eight in two separate operations. The first operation took place between the towns of Tame...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Kerry wraps up Israel visit, no sign of breakthrough
Jerusalem, July 24 (IANS) US Secretary of State John Kerry left Israel late Wednesday after a day-long visit during which he tried to broker a ceasefire agreement to end the ongoing fighting between Israel and Hamas....
Read more on Politics Balla
 
US says blame for downed plane lies with Putin
Washington, July 24 (IANS) The US said Wednesday that blame for the crashed Malaysian airliner lies directly with Russian President Vladimir Putin. State Department spokesperson Marie Harf told a regular briefing that...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Mireille Enos welcomes baby son
Mireille Enos has given birth to a baby boy. The 38-year-old actress and her husband Alan Ruck welcomed their second child into the world yesterday (07.23.14) and have named him Larkin Zouey Ruck. A representative for...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Zoe Saldana planned wedding in 3 weeks
Zoe Saldana planned her wedding in three weeks. The 'Guardians of the Galaxy' actress tied the knot with her beau Marco Perego in London last year following a few months of dating, but she admits it took her less than...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Portia de Rossi lands role in Scandal
Portia de Rossi is to guest star in 'Scandal'. The 41-year-old actress' wife Ellen DeGeneres took to her Twitter account last night (07.23.14) to announce the blonde beauty has landed a role in the ABC's hit series....
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Calvin Harris is trying to 'avoid' Rita Ora
Calvin Harris is reportedly trying to ''avoid'' Rita Ora. The 30-year-old DJ - who split from the 'RIP' hitmaker earlier this year - is worried about bumping into the 23-year-old singer this weekend in Las Vegas and is...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Katie Price blasts husband's mistresses on Twitter
Los Angeles, July 24 (IANS) Former model Katie Price launched an expletive-filled rant at two of her former friends on a social networking site for having affairs with her husband. She blasted Chrissy Thomas and Jane...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Destruction of Israel only way forward: Iran
Tehran, July 24 (IANS) "Annihilation of the Zionist regime of Israel" is the only way forward to heal the agonies of the Palestinians, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday. "Of course, the...
Read more on Politics Balla