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July 12, 2006
Slide Presentation: The Living Wild with Photographer Art Wolfe
Seattle Join world-renowned wildlife
photographer Art Wolfe at the Burke
Museum for a
Sat., July 22, 2006
slide-illustrated talk on wildlife worldwide. A prolific
artist with a unique photographic vision, Wolfe is also a passionate advocate
for the conservation of diversity in wildlife. Through lavish photographs,
Wolfe will discuss the present and future status of Earths wild places. The
talk covers more than 140 species, ranging from jaguars to Bengal tigers and
mountain gorillas to giant pandas, from as far away as Antarctica
to the high Canadian Arctic.
The slide presentation is presented as part of the current photography exhibit
on view at the Burke, Wildlife
Photographer of the Year Award Winners, for which Wolfe served as a
judge. Wolfe will also talk about his role as one of the judges for this photo
competition that received over 17,000 entries from all over the world.The multimedia presentation includes slides and
video footage to accompany the very latest information from the fieldfrom
field biologists and from the photographer himself, with anecdotes drawn from
over three years of photographing for his recent book, The Living Wild.
Tickets are $12 general and $10 Burke
Museum members. They may
be purchased in advance through the Burke's Education office at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 206-543-9681. Seating is limited. Ticket price covers museum
admission, including access to the new exhibit Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award Winners.
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