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In Conversation virtual event

Bogong Cluster: ask an expert

Friday 26 February 2021
12:30 – 1:15pm AEDT
Bogong Cluster
Physically distant, socially connected, 2020 Jonathan Jones
Bogong Cluster. Physically distant, socially connected, 2020 Jonathan Jones. Projected light installation. Commissioned 2020. The artist acknowledges Ngambri Country and the support of Dr Matilda House

Bookings essential - free

This free program will be delivered using Zoom.

Following the installation of Jonathan Jones’ Bogong Cluster – Socially connected, physically distant, we wanted to know more about our fluttering friends. Join us as we ask the experts about the Bogongs, their migration, their role in our ecosystem, and much more.

Dr Marissa Parrott is a Reproductive Biologist working in Wildlife Conservation and Science with Zoos Victoria.

Ted Edwards is an Honorary Fellow with the CSIRO. He has studied Australian moths and butterflies at the Australian National Insect Collection for more than 40 years. His contribution to science was recognised in 2012 with an Order of Australia.

Join the Zoom webinar session by following this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84082412112

Or put the following details into your Zoom app/account - Webinar ID: 840 8241 2112

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.