On Monday, September 30, IFF Director Margaret Wertheim will give a talk about the Crochet Coral Reef Project at the InterContinental Hotel, Abu Dhabi. Titled “We Are All Corals Now” the lecture will discuss the escalating crisis of coral reefs worldwide and introduce the Crochet Reef project as a collective artistic response to this environmental tragedy. During her visit to the Emirates, Margaret will launch the process of making a Satellite Reef at NYU Abu Dhabi. Hosted by the New York University Abu Dhabi Institute, this will be the first Satellite Reef in the Middle East. Event Free and open to the public.
On Wednesday, October 2nd @ 5pm, Margaret will lead a crochet workshop to kick off the project.
Workshop Location: Common Ground @ Sama Tower, Room 522. Event Free. All welcome. No prior crochet experience needed – basic skills will be taught. Hooks and yarns will be provided.
For further information and inquiries please contact Jason Beckerman at the NYUADI: +971 50 442 9512
Article about NYUAD Reef in The National.