Susan Schwartzenberg will be the BCSLA Island Chapter Guest speaker at the Royal Victoria Yacht Club on April 4 at 7:00 pm. Space is limited for this intriguing presentation. Please RSVP by April 2, 2019 to https://www.bcsla.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=47 to avoid disappointment. Thanks to Illarion Gallant , MBCSLA, for organizing this event!
Susan Schwartzenberg is a visual artist, photographer and curator whose work engages the public dialogue through themes of memory, history and the psychology of place. She works in the public realm investigating the ways the stories of people and place find form within a spatial awareness of the local landscape and environmental conditions. She is based at the Exploratorium, a museum of science, art and human perception in San Francisco. In this capacity she initiated and directs the Fisher Bay Observatory, a gallery of exhibits, instruments and artworks designed to encourage an awareness of the built and natural landscape at the museum’s location on the urban edge of San Francisco Bay.
She has exhibited her work internationally and is a Loeb Fellow for Advanced Environmental Studies, School of Design Harvard. Currently she is involved in several public design projects including; Resilient By Design Bay Area Challenge – Common Ground/North Bay, the Grand Canal, Suzhou China; Bay Conservation and Development Commission Education Initiative for sea level rise; Seawall arts and education program, Port of San Francisco.
Image: Courtesy Illarion Gallant