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Dock Eco City Hub 2018: Make Art Learn Ecology - Biodiversity

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Tuesday, 13 February 2018 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm (AEDT)

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For the month of February The Dock becomes an Eco City Hub with activities and events throughout the month related to Sustainability

Dock Eco Lunchbox sessions:

First Tuesday of each month July 2017 - June 2018


6 & 13 Feb sessions : Biodiversity

As part of the Sustainable Living festival

Biodiversity: Why is it actually important?

Biodiversity is a commonly used word, and apparently is very important for a good environment. In this session we will break down ideas around why it is important and necessary for long term survival of life through hard times.  This session is a drawing session. Using coloured pencils and graphite, we will draw “multispecies assemblages” to illustrate biodiversity.


Learn something new in these intimate sessions with Visual Ecologist Aviva Reed. These simple and easy to learn workshops explore ecological ideas through art. What is Ecology? Ecology is the scientific analysis and study of interactions among organisms and their environment. It is an interdisciplinary field that includes biology, geography, and Earth science. At the completion of each of these workshops, participants will have a richer, clearer understanding as to how to incorporate ecological knowledge into their everyday decision making processes, both at work and at home AND have a take home illustration of the ideas. Aviva Reed is an award winning illustrator, artist & scientist. She has been working in this field for over a decade, within tertiary, corporate and school environments. She refers to herself as a visual ecologist, someone who makes visible the invisible, through context, story and illustration. Aviva combines art and science to encourage whole brain thinking. There will be 11 different themed sessions of visual ecology and illustrative techniques. Drop in for one or come to all. No experience or prior knowledge required. Accessible to all! Materials included: paper, pencil, charcoal, pen and watercolour.

All workshops will be located in either the Community room ( maximum 25 people ) or Activities room ( maximum 40 people) at The Library at The Dock. Tram 48 or 11 down Collins st, will get you here!

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Library at The Dock
Victoria Harbour Promenade
Melbourne, VIC 3008

Tuesday, 13 February 2018 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm (AEDT)

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The Dock community hub includes The Library at The Dock ( Library and Community Centre), Buluk Park and Community Hub at The Dock ( Family services and Boating hub).   

Library at The Dock is Melbourne's first fully integrated community and cultural space, providing a place for local residents and Melbournians to create, explore, connect, learn and belong.


Phone: 03 96589161 Enquiries:

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