LOST SPECIES DAY: Vigil for the Smooth Handfish
A space for a digital congregation to contemplate loss, grief, the parameters of care, the interconnectedness of conservation and radical hope, and “collaborative survival”.
Featuring 27 unique contributions from individuals and communities across the globe including scholar, environmental activist and food sovereignty advocate, Dr Vandana Shiva; Aboriginal Australian writer and scholar, Bruce Pascoe; Palestinian artist and conservationist, Vivien Sansour and Canadian cellist Zöe Keating.
The Vigil will be followed by a live conversation facilitated by Fleur Ramsay, Special Counsel – International Program and Chair of the First Nations and Indigenous Peoples Program Working Group, Environmental Defenders Office with: First Nations storyteller and activist, Chris Bonney; Palestinian artist and conservationist, Vivien Sansour; grief worker and somatic educator Camille Barton; Vigil for the Smooth Handfish Artistic Director, Daz Chandler.
Please visit handfishvigil.com for more information.