What are our Fellows doing: March 2019
With 117 Fellows around the world, our photographers and filmmakers are constantly working on new projects. Here’s a quick update on our Fellows from the past month!
Jasper Doest is on the shortlist for the 2019 World Photo Organization professional competition in the Natural World & Wildlife category.
Thomas Mangelsen recently received the Ansel Adams award from the Sierra Club. “The Ansel Adams award honors superlative photography that has been used to further conservation causes.” He also has a dual tour of traveling museum shows, titled “A Life in the Wild.” In addition, he has given presentations at Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum at the Chicago Academy of Science and the Viterbo University celebration of Aldo Leopold Day.
The Edinburgh Science Festival includes five of Daniel Beltrá’s photos in an outdoor exhibit at the Scottish Houses of Parliament, through May 8th. The Monterey Bay Aquarium has an exhibit of five of Daniel’s photos running until March 2020. Also, the Harvard University Center for the Environment has an exhibit of eight of his photos into June.
Tom Mangelsen, Frans Lanting, Art Wolfe and Affiliate Justin Black led a photography workshop to the Falklands and South Georgia Island. While on board they held a successful fundraiser for the Friends of South Georgia.
Esther Horvath recently had a story published in National Geographic about the science and life at one of Earth’s most southern point.
‘A River Runs Through It‘ art exhibition is being help at the Museum of Nebraska Art in Kearney, NE through July 21st. The art exhibition features Nebraska photographers including Joel Sartore and includes art from the Platte Basin Timelapse project, and Michael Forsberg. Michael also taught a 24 hour pop-up class with Mike Farrell to see the Sandhill Crane migration on the Platte River in Nebraska.
Michel Roggo’s exhibition AQUA is shown at the Museum of Natural History in Basel, Switzerland until the end of June. About 900 photographs and 2 hours of making-of movies document the long and adventurous expeditions on which Michel embarked throughout his ‘Freshwater Project’.