November 30, 2023

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Science is worth exploring

Fusion of artwork and science in new Chinatown exhibit

Beth Lenz organized and curated the show.

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Sea Grant University Application (Hawaiʻi Sea Grant) kicked off its second yearly sci-artwork exhibition on November 3 at The ARTS at Marks Garage in Honolulu’s Chinatown Historic District.

Andre Seale and Lucia Seale
Andre Seale and Lucia Seale during Opening Evening at The ARTS at Marks Garage.

“This exhibition is an fascinating second for Hawaiʻi Sea Grant to share with our communities. Below, people will have the incredible option to immerse by themselves in the mesmerizing fusion of artwork and science, wherever artists from Hawaiʻi and all over the earth unveil their personal distinct relationship with the ocean and the ecosystems they passionately examine, preserve, and cherish,” stated Beth Lenz, Hawaiʻi Sea Grant’s assistant director for variety and neighborhood engagement who structured and curated the show. “This exhibit is a celebration, rich in diverse views and unified by our collective really like for the all-natural entire world.”

The show is open up to the community through November 24, Tuesday–Saturday, noon–5 p.m. Just about every Monday (November 13 and 20), the exhibit will host the Science by the Sea Seminar Sequence at The ARTS at Marks Garage from 6 to 7 p.m., and Hawaiʻi Sea Grant-funded graduate fellows will share their exploration.

Lily Rademacher
Lily Rademacher is a person of the artist showcased at the show.

The artwork honors the deep link to Hawaiʻi’s ecosystem and all-natural methods and showcases the special views of the artists through a lot of different mediums, a several of which will be offered for sale at the function. A portion of the proceeds will go to the UH Basis to support those people impacted in Maui.

The show will characteristic additional than 60 pieces of art, these types of as oil paintings highlighting microscopic imagery of coral reef organisms sculptures depicting the mountains to the sea applying repurposed resources discarded from scientific analysis drawings of marine mammals sleeping vertically in the h2o column glow-in-the-dim ceramic and glass abstract sculptures inspired by coral reefs and the myriad interconnections among the reef and ocean existence and substantially additional.

On the closing night time, November 24, there will be a screening of the Voice of the Sea SMMILE for Maritime Mammals episode and converse tale with the creators and students of the Summer months Maritime Mammal Intensive Mastering Encounter for Hawaiʻi significant school students.

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