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Drifting Cabinets, A Curious Collection of Gulf Biodiversity

  • First Magitude Brewery 1220 SE Veitch St Gainesville, FLorida USA (map)

Visit the First Magnitude on Wednesday, September 26th from 4 to 8:30PM to meet Sean Miller and some of the artists and scientists that were involved with creating the Drifting Cabinets exhibit. Drifting Cabinets is a portable traveling interdisciplinary art and science project showcasing Gulf of Mexico biodiversity. It features specimens, books, and art and displays created from recycled materials from the Gulf region.

There will be musical performances by contributors Kevin Mahoney and Dan Stepp. Sean McKnight from Ashton Biological Preserve and artist Bethany Taylor will be on hand to discuss their contributions to the collection.

Works by Kevin Mahoney, Sean Miller, Dan Stepp, and Bethany Taylor will be on view. Collaborating scientists on the project include: Suzanne Fredericq, Verity Mathis, Chase Pirtle, Joseph Ryan, Lisa Anne Taylor, Peter Warney, and Thomas A. Webber.

Drifting Cabinets support includes: Ashton Biological Preserve, Atlantic center for the Arts, Cade Museum, University of Florida College of the Arts, Lubee Bat Conservancy, and Fine, Farkash, and Parlapiano.