Mushroom Festival!

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The Mushroom Festival was a one-day event at The Bookcase on March 17, 2016.

Mycologist Dr. R. Greg Thorn tells the audience about samples from the UWO Biology collection. “Mushrooms are a communication system, like the Internet, only millions of years old.”

Paul Chartrand‘s scultures, drawings, and book work; Simone Sciascetti’s sculptures, George Tzanetakis, Tina Pearson and Paul Walde (LaSaM’s Experimental Music Unit)’s Music for Mycologists, Christopher Kennedy‘s Mycological Provisions, and Alexis William‘s Mushroom Oracle.

All photos by Kim Neudorf

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Kirsty Robertson is an Associate Professor of contemporary art and museum studies at the University of Western Ontario.

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