19 May '11, 1pm

Art v Extinction – Ghosts of Gone Birds: The first in a series of innovative arts events in support of the BirdL...

Art v Extinction – Ghosts of Gone Birds: The first in a series of innovative arts events in support of the BirdL...

Each artist has been invited to breathe life back into an extinct bird species of their choice through their creativity. Their depiction of the species acts both as a memorial to the bird lost and as ‘a call to arms’ to help those species that now face extinction and require urgent conservation action today. Funds raised from sales of the art and donations from visitors to the exhibition will support BirdLife’s work preventing extinctions.

Full article: http://www.birdlife.org/community/2011/05/art-v-extinctio...

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