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Panel Discussion: Cold Regions Warming

Updated: Feb 1

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On November 19th, 2022, the Whyte Museum and Global Water Futures welcomed the artist and scientists associated with their exhibition, Cold Regions Warming, for an exclusive panel discussion presenting a powerful conversation on Canada’s climate future. The panelists engaged the audience in a rich interdisciplinary discussion of art, science, and the state of climate change in Canada.

Joining this event were the following panelists:

John Pomeroy, Distinguished Professor at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada Research Chair in Water Resources and Climate Change, Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Director of the Global Water Futures programme, Centre for Hydrology and Canmore Coldwater Laboratory.

Robert Sandford, Holds the Global Water Futures Chair in Water and Climate Security at United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health.

Gennadiy V. Ivanov, is a renowned UK-based artist with more than 40 years of experience. He graduated with a Masters of Fine Art from Norwich University. Since 2019, he has been involved in several large projects and exhibitions across the UK and is currently an Artist-in-residence at the University of Saskatchewan. Gennadiy was the winner of the Norfolk Arts Awards, The Visual Arts Award in 2021. His works addressed the acts of looking and seeing and considers the way in which painting can stake a claim for itself amid the proliferation of contemporary visual formats.

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