Sat, 24 Sept|
La Trobe Art Institute
Symbiotic Earth....not the Grand Final..just the Grand Beginning of life on Earth!
SYMBIOTIC EARTH explores the life and ideas of Lynn Margulis, a brilliant and radical scientist, whose unconventional theories challenged the male-dominated scientific community and are today fundamentally changing how we look at our selves, evolution, and the environment.
Time & Location
24 Sept 2022, 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
La Trobe Art Institute, 121 View St, Bendigo VIC 3550, Australia
About the event
"One of the most important biographies of the last 50 years...Everyone who is interested in living things, evolution, or the environment must watch this." Perry Marshall, author, Evolution 2.0
The film is divided into ten essays. Each essay may be played individually or you can play them in blocks. We will be watching the first six essays (75 mins) then breaking for 45 minutes for refreshments and discussion before viewing the final 4 essays (75 mins).
The 10 essays are: * How Lynn Margulis Coerced me into Making this Film [7:23] * How Science Gave Us Permission to Exploit the Earth [10:28] * Confronting the Neo-Darwinian Capitalistic Zeitgeist [18:00] * Lynn Margulis' Lifelong Quest [12:02] * Working Together [12:17] * Bacteria Run the Planet [13:42]
* Symbiosis is the Way of Life [16:00] * The Cell (not DNA) Controls the Organism [10:48] * Evolution through Mergers [20:00] * Gaia: A Physiological System on the Surface of the Earth [14:31]