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Event name

Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum

When

Fri 01 / 07 / 2022
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Where

1813 N High St

Who can attend

Open to all

Limited Capacity: 10 spots available

Price

FREE

Organizer

Phoebe Allebach
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We'll visit the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library for the special exhibit, Power Lines: Comics and the Environment.

Description from their website:

"At the start of the 21st century, the term Anthropocene was coined to describe a new geological epoch defined by humanity’s transformation of the natural world.  Scientists have long known that human beings have a complex relationship to the world we inhabit. We survive and thrive thanks to the earth’s many resources, but we also cause irreparable harm to the planet. This exhibit surveys over 100 years of comics that depict the pleasures and dangers of human interaction with the environment. Comics have captured it all—including fears about pollution, the celebration of nature preserves, anger at the failures of the Environmental Protection Agency, and the recognition of the ways environmental destruction and global warming disproportionately affect people of color. 

Curated by Jared Gardner and Elizabeth Hewitt."