Kyna Leski recorded this Aquacast at the Aquarium on March 29, 2016. Leski is a professor of architecture at the Rhode Island School of Design, a founding principal of 3six0 Architecture, and an artist, actor, and writer.
Using Animated Films to Make Ocean Issues Come Alive for Kids
The Plastic Perils of the Pacific highlights the issue of plastic pollution in the ocean and how it affects the animals that live there. Dissolving Destinies, a 3D animated film, addresses ocean acidification and follows a crab through a coral reef. Strathmann is an assistant professor of animation at the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University.
The Deepwater Horizon Blowout: Two Perspectives—An Artist and a Scientist
Daniel Beltrá and Larry McKinney presented a joint lecture at the Aquarium on October 13, 2011, and discussed the aftermath of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Beltrá is a professional photographer based in Seattle. His photography covering the Gulf spill was exhibited at the Aquarium. McKinney provided the scientist’s perspective. He serves as the executive director of the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies.