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Talking Soil: Sophie Mason and Clive Adams

Saturday 04 July 2015, 12:30 to 14:00

Join Bristol residency artist Sophie Mason for a talk on her work on board the Floating Ballast Seed Garden followed by an in conversation with Clive Adams.

The Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World, based at the University of Exeter, explores new understandings of our place within nature through the arts. Soil Culture, iscollaboration with Falmouth University involving many partnerships across the South West which uses the work of artists to inspire a deeper appreciation of the importance of soil – a resource on which our entire civilization depends. Join Bristol residency artist Sophie Mason for a talk on her work on board the Ballast Seed Garden followed by a conversation with Clive Adams, Director of CCANW.

After this conversation you are invited for Botanical Cocktails and Summer Canapés and to the opening, by Alys Fowler, of Soil Culture at 6pm at the Create Centre.  Soil Culture is a summer celebration of UN International Year of Soils 2015 hosted by CCANW, Touchstone collaborations, and SOIL SISTERS.

The boat tour price includes a botanical cocktail and canapes.

Boat tour leaves from Arnolfini and drops off by SS Great Britain.

Please arrive in the Arnolfini Foyer 10 mins before departure time.

For more information call Arnolfini Box Office on: 0117 9172300

Seeds of Change: Floating Ballast Seed Garden brochure is now available from Arnolfini. View a digital versioan or download here

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This event is part of Seeds of Change: A Floating Ballast Seed Garden 2015
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