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Foundations Lab Art+Science Visiting Artist Workshop

April 12, 2022 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Please join us on Tuesday, April 12th at 3:00pm for the Art + Science Series workshop by Jennifer Willet. This workshop will be in-person. Capacity for in-person attendance is limited, so please register if you wish to attend!

Painting with Algae Workshop / 3:00 pm in the Foundations Lab
Algae is an amazing organism. It is the largest producer of oxygen in our atmosphere, a superfood, a sustainable source of biofuel, and as an invasive species infesting The Great Lakes. Jennifer Willet has been working with algae in her artistic practice for a number of years. Join us for a hands-on bioart workshop to learn more about algae, try algae microscopy, and painting with algae!

Dr. Jennifer Willet is an artist, a Canada Research Chair in Art, Science, and Ecology, a Professor in the School of Creative Arts at the University of Windsor and the Director of INCUBATOR Art Lab, founded in 2009. She is a member of the College of New Scholars, Artists, and Scientists in the Royal Society of Canada. Willet is a leader in the Canadian bioart community and works internationally as an artist and curator in the field. In 2018, Willet opened a new state-of-the-art bioart laboratory, and in 2020 a storefront bioart studio and community engagement centre in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

Register here if you would like to attend in-person