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November 2020

Lost Species Day 2020 Exhibition

27 November 202017 January 2021

For this year's Lost Species Day, and textile artist Katie Tume AKA Mother Eagle are co-curating a group exhibition in our Gallery window and online. Click here to view the exhibition 'Beyond Ruin' from 27 November Lost Species Day 2020 invites participants to consider how their work can or does contribute to and strengthen the growth of the intersectional environmental movement. This exhibition, accompanied by a weekend of online events, is offering for 2020. We are delighted to confirm the…

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Lost Species Day 2020: An Evening with Sadiah Qureshi, Audra Mitchell & Suzanne Dhaliwal

27 November
7:00 pm
9:00 pm

Join us online for an evening with scholar-activists Audra Mitchell, Sadiah Qureshi and Suzanne Dhaliwal discussing historic and ongoing connections between colonialism and extinctions, exploring assumptions embedded in much mainstream environmental campaigning, and celebrating intersectional environmental work. Lost Species Day co-founder Persephone Pearl will introduce the speakers and set the intention for the weekend of events for Lost Species Day 2020. This talk is part of a weekend programme exploring how ecological remembrance can or does contribute to the intersectional…

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Lost Species Day 2020: Stones Have Laws – film screening & discussion

28 November
7:00 pm
9:30 pm

Made collaboratively with a Maroon community in the former Dutch colony Suriname, 'Stones Have Laws' (Dee Sitonu a Weti) blends myth and storytelling with ethnographic filmmaking. Join us to watch it online together as part of the Lost Species Day 2020 weekend gathering. STONES HAVE LAWS - TRAILER from VRIZA on Vimeo. Stones Have Laws is an immersive initiation into the life of a Maroon community in the former Dutch colony of Suriname. Combining stories of African ancestral traditions and…

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Lost Species Day 2020: Rituals for the Anthropocene?

29 November
4:00 pm
7:00 pm

From the mundane to the epic: discover some of the diverse possibilities of what a ritual for the Anthropocene might be. This event aims to inspire and give confidence to participants to hold their own ceremonies, as well as to explore some of the tensions in the term. It will start with a short reflective exploration from Lost Species Day co-founders, Feral Theatre, of some of the events and practices that have emerged during the first decade of Lost Species…

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