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Sunday, September 30 • 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Plastic Pollution Coalition: Art & Artists Working Towards Change

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Plastic pollution is a problem which the world has just begun to understand. Sharing the truth about the devastating impacts of plastic pollution has been most successful through the power of art.  These three notable artists, an award-winning film-maker, an award winning photographer and a well-known visual artist share a passion about a world free of plastic pollution, and a healthy ocean. Join us for a discussion on their vision of the power of art to promote big ideas and to support behavior change.


Speakers
avatar for Kip Evans

Kip Evans

Director of Photography and Expeditions, Mission Blue
For more than two decades Kip has led or participated in over fifty expeditions throughout the western hemisphere including recent expeditions to Cuba, Mexico, Costa Rica, Honduras, Bahamas and Panama. He has worked on a number of National Geographic Society projects including the Sustainable Seas Expeditions, where he served as the chief photographer for noted marine biologist Dr. Sylvia Earle. During this project, Kip spent over 300 hours... Read More →
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Pamela Longobardi

Pam Longobardi has had over 40 solo exhibitions and 65 group exhibitions in galleries and museums in the US, China, Italy, Spain, Finland, Poland, Japan, Greece and Monaco. Her artworks are in numerous collections both public and private. A recipient of numerous awards, Longobardi is Professor of Art at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia and has created the Drifters Project in 2006, an ongoing environmental art intervention involving... Read More →
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Daniella Russo

Think Beyond Plastic
DANIELLA DIMITROVA RUSSO is the CEO and Founder of Think Beyond Plastic™ Accelerator and Innovation Forum, which addresses plastic pollution as an innovation challenge. Daniella Russo's blended executive experience in high-tech, from startups to Fortune 500 businesses, and NGOs has helped elevate plastic pollution to the forefront of global, social, environmental, and political discourse.  Daniella Russo has launched the Think... Read More →
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Mark Shelley

Mark Shelley runs Sea Studios Foundation, the culmination of a lifelong ambition to harness the power of filmmaking and spotlight some of the most pressing issues of our times. As a National Geographic filmmaker and senior series producer, Shelley has been part of numerous award-winning exhibits and television programs. He is internationally recognized for his underwater filmmaking skills and has developed deep sea imaging systems for National... Read More →


Sunday September 30, 2012 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Museum of Monterey 5 Custom House Plaza Monterey, CA 93940

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