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The Garden of Secrets

Sunday, August 25, 2019, 11:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Sun Aug 25: 4.00pm Nathalie Attallah Canada 2018 21m Discussion ** Followed by a panel discussion with Patrick Lewis, Director at University of British Columbia Botanical Garden and Alexandra Ralevski, Director, AskNature at the Biomimicry Institute, moderated by Lana Sutherland, CEO & Co-Founder of TEALEAVES. ** About ** Enjoy a specially brewed cup of Garden of Secrets herbal blend! Co-presented with Seattle Design Festival! ** Throughout history, people have sought connections with nature. In particular, designers have observed nature, investigated its materials, and imitated and abstracted its forms and qualities. Join UBC Botanical Gardens and TEALEAVES, along with a series of industry experts for a screening of the documentary The Garden of Secrets. The screening will be followed by an intimate conversation on biomimicry and biophilia and how designs inspired by the natural world strike the perfect balance between innovation and environmental respect, contributing to the betterment of humanity and a greener future. Panelists include: Patrick Lewis, Director, University of British Columbia Botanical Garden Patrick Lewis is Director of UBC Botanical Garden (est. 1916). He is responsible for the leadership and strategic direction of the Garden, including its development, oversight, organization and financial management, the management of professional and support staff (curatorial, horticultural, and administrative, and contract), and project management. Alexandra Ralevski, Director, AskNature at the Biomimicry Institute Alexandra Ralevski, PhD recently completed her postdoctoral work at Yale University in plant biology and neuroscience. She is currently the Director of AskNature at the Biomimicry Institute, where she uses inspiration from nature to drive solutions to design challenges in academia and industry. Panel moderated by: Lana Sutherland, CEO & Co-Founder, TEALEAVES Lana Sutherland is a co-founder and the CEO of TEALEAVES, the tea maker of choice for five-star hotels and Michelin chefs. Known for her creativity, commitment to diversity and fierce devotion to equality, Lana has proudly led a women and minority based team for 25+ years. For more information on the film, visit thegardenofsecrets.com

Cost: 5 - 15 USD
Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/ref/19649/event/4300807

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