Panel discussions – Plastics!

Plastic Pollution in the Laurentian Great Lakes: Industry and Invisibility 

Date & time: Wed, Oct 6 | 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

How can arts-based thinking and working make viable contributions to plastics pollution research? In this panel, artists engaged critically with plastics join scientists studying plastics pollution. The intent is to exchange research, methods, and knowledge gaps towards generating creative and actionable approaches to tackling plastics pollution as a ‘wicked’ problem. 

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The Plastic Conservation Conundrum: Preserving Plastics in Museum Collections and Plastics’ Durability in the Environment

Date & time: Wed, Oct 13 | 6:00 pm-7:30 pm

This panel dialogues with art conservators who work to preserve plastic objects despite the toxic and irreparable ways they can deteriorate, and scientists who analyze the paths and fate of plastics and its deterioration the environment. 

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