You’re invited: 1st major show for “An Ecologically True Story of the Tortoise & Hare”

EXHIBIT: An Ecologically True Story: Rethinking the Fable of the Tortoise and the Hare I'm delighted to invite you to save the date for the opening of the first major exhibition based on my on-going project: "An Ecologically True Story of the Tortoise and the Hare"! This sciart and science storytelling exhibition will feature my…Read more You’re invited: 1st major show for “An Ecologically True Story of the Tortoise & Hare”

Sketchbook Snapshot: illustrating tortoises and hares

"Too much importance cannot be given to drawing, as it is not only an excellent device for securing close observation, but it is also a rapid method of making valuable notes." Inspired by Louis Agassiz, the Harvard Committee of Ten insisted that drawing be an essential part of science education at their institution. While this…Read more Sketchbook Snapshot: illustrating tortoises and hares

Sketchbook Snapshot: Tortoises & Hares in Tanzania

"There's so much of everything! All of it inextricably tangled together [...] To describe is to select – and to select only a microscopic sample from this overwhelming profusion." So wrote travel journalist Michael Frayan in Travels with a Typewriter, one of several books I read during my month-long research trip to East Africa. Frayan distills…Read more Sketchbook Snapshot: Tortoises & Hares in Tanzania

Sketchbook Snapshot: Tortoises and Hares in the Kenyan Highlands

This is my first trip to Kenya, and to Africa more generally. So far, it has been a fascinating blend of rural and urban, English and Swahili (and with it a reminder that learning a language isn't a one-month project), and wildlife, plants, and landscapes utterly unlike anything I've ever seen. I've come to the…Read more Sketchbook Snapshot: Tortoises and Hares in the Kenyan Highlands