20 local scientists will read Bobbie Morgan's poems on endangered species Saturday, April 23 at the Dayaalu Centers.
How can art address climate change?
Earth Art Bainbridge is a program that explores how art can inspire us to better understand our impact on the natural world and encourage action on climate change. Throughout the month of April, artists and community members have been expressing their views through visual art, music, poetry, performance, experience and discussion.
In this podcast, we meet Bobbie Morgan, one of the many artists contributing work to Earth Art Bainbridge. She wrote a collection of twenty poems, entitled Keening: Cries from Creatures at Risk of Extinction. Each poem in Keening honors an endangered species from each of the earth’s twenty biomes (environmental categories such as the desert or forest).
Bobbie created this work as a way of bringing heart and vitality to the dry facts of science. She beliesves, like Beth Robson, the originator of Earth Art Ba