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Aquatic wildlife and human relationships with watersheds

Submerge is a research residency for artists interested in water. The week long residency will facilitate 12 – 15 workshops, lectures and excursions lead by scientists and ecologists who work with water.

The program will focus on biodiversity and ecology but also feature lessons on history, infrastructure and physics.

Outline of activities:

We invite you to give a private artist talk to share your work with the group.

Tour a working hydro electric dam.

Workshop on Underwater sound recording.

Visit the Hogs Back Lock keeper and learn about how the canal works.

Visit the Water & Ice Research Laboratory to learn about diatoms, freshwater microbes and microplastics.

Test water for traces of pesticides with Environment and Climate Change Canada.

Sail the Ottawa River on a 29 foot sailboat.

Visit University Labs that study drinking water purification.

Attend a talk on contemporary artists who work with water.

Explore the Gatineau River with the River Keeper.

Talk to the Director General of Oceans Management at the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

Collect pond water samples and view micro-organisms under a microscope.

Attend a series of demonstrations of the physics of water.

 

 

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02/28/2020

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wa - ter : rain, tears, agua, springs, drink, rivers, wet, steam, flood, moisture, lakes, humidity, damp, soak, ocean, wash, aquatic, splash... 

Photographers of all levels are invited to submit work reflecting the theme "water" to A Smith Gallery by December 16, 2019. The entry fee is $38 for the first 5 images and $7 for each additional image. Entries of 11 or more images are eligible for a review of submitted entry images by the gallery directors. Fifty to fifty five images will be selected for exhibition and shown at the gallery from January 31 to March 15, 2020.  A reception will be held on February 29, 2020 from 4 to 8pm. A Blurb full color catalogue of the exhibit with all the accepted entries will be available for purchase.

Juror for "water" will be Doug Beasley, photographer, instructor and editor of Shots Magazine.

Prizes Details: 

Awards are $325 for Juror’s Award, $250 for Director’s Award, five Honorable Mentions each receiving an exhibition catalogue and $100 for Visitors’ Choice Award.

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12/16/2019

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$38 for 5 images, $7 for each additional image
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