Art for Launch

GIER commissioned artist Gary Barwin to create visual art inspired in scholarly publications on environmental research occurring across campus. By bringing the Arts and Environmental Sciences together, GIER aimed to showcase and appreciate the research of GIER Affiliate Members from a new perspective!

Here is the result of this fantastic work, which was exhibited at GIER’s Launch event.

Intrigued about the scholarly articles that inspired Gary Barwin’s art? Here are the references to these publications:

Top row: Labrosse et al. (2011). Arboriculture and Urban Forestry37(5), 219; Hawkins & Silver (2017). Geoforum79, 114-123; Dodds & Holmes (2016). J Hotel Bus Manage5(145), 2169-0286; Safieh et al. (2019). Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects574, 245-259.

Bottom row: Boetzkes (2016). RCC Perspectives, (1), 51-58; Hénaux et al. (2013).  Journal of Applied Ecology50(1), 223-231; Knight et al. (2019). Biology letters15(7), 20190327.

For more information on Gary Barwin’s work, please visit

Banner photo credit: Alexander Schimmeck on Unsplash.

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