Join Bihl Haus Arts for a virtual gallery talk with Dr. Rodrig
Bihl Haus Arts presents a virtual gallery talk with Dr. Rodrigo A. Medellín, the Batman of Mexico.
Bats, our unexpected allies have no blame in this pandemic. Join us to talk about these misunderstood unsung heroes that provide benefits to our lives and to all ecosystems on earth.
Dr. Rodrigo A. Medellín is a Mexican ecologist and academic known for his work in the field of bat conservation, jaguars, bighorn sheep, and ocelot, among others. He works at the Instituto de Ecología at the National Autonomous University of Mexico and has worked for the American Museum of Natural History, and he has been an ambassador for the International Union for Conservation of Nature. Rodrigo was President of the Society for Conservation Biology (2013-2015) and Co-Chair of the CITES Animals Committee (2002-2012). Rodrigo is Co-Chair of the IUCN Bat Specialist Group, Scientific Councilor, Convention on Migratory Species, Founding Director of the Latin American Network for Bat Conservation, and creator of Global South Bats, a network of bat scientists in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
The talk is in conjunction with Bihl Haus Art’s exhibition “Hot Pursuit: A Visual Commentary on Climate Change” by Sabra Booth.
The exhibition “Hot Pursuit: Visual Commentary on Climate Change” by Sabra Booth is a retrospective environmental and climate change body of work produced by the artist over the past decade. It continues through Oct. 17. A 3D walkthrough of the exhibit can be viewed online.
For more information, www.bihlhausarts.org or (210) 383-9723.