Berkeley in Place,’ a short film created for Berkeleyside by Pedal Born Pictures shows the city of Berkeley seen from the sky as its residents shelter in place in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (More on Pedal Born Pictures: https://www.pedalbornpictures.com/)
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A symposium organized by Johns Hopkins University Advanced Academic Programs, Friday, May 3, 2019, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Rather than an academic conference with speakers presenting formal papers, this symposium will provide a framework for understanding climate issues and engaging in a conversation with a range of climate leaders, including:
Dr. Kirk Johnson, director of the National Museum of Natural History (morning keynote)
Martin O’Malley, former governor of Maryland (closing keynote)
Angela Fritz, meteorologist, and deputy editor at the Washington Post (panel facilitator and discussion leader)
Martin Dahinden, Swiss ambassador to the United States
Kate Brown, executive director, Global Island Partnership
Dr. John Cook, Center for Climate Change Communication, George Mason University
Dr. Brenda Ekwurzel, senior climate scientist and director of climate science, Union of Concerned Scientists
Thomas Peterson, director of the Center for Climate Strategies, Johns Hopkins University
This interview with Janet Echelman is from the Washington Post’s series of conversations with artists about how they create. The interview includes images of her wonderfully crafted art. For those who don’t know her, her transformative public sculptures soar and ripple. For the past 20 years she has designed projects scaled to big city buildings made with braided fiber and projected light.