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"The Pollinator's Corridor" creator to speak

6 Feb 2013

Aaron Birk, creator of the graphical novel "The Pollinator's Corridor," will give a free public presentation Feb 6. at Warren Wilson College.

Birk's presentation, starting at 7 p.m. in Canon Lounge, is titled "The Anarchist's Apiary: Guerrilla Gardening, Urban Architecture and Restoration Ecology in the Post Industrial Age." A book signing will follow the presentation.

Philadelphia-based artist Aaron Birk began work on "The Pollinator's Corridor" in 2003, while employed as a forester in New York City's Central Park. Along with his efforts in restoration ecology, Birk continues to hone his craft in illustration, puppetry and acrobatics. Sponsored by New York Foundation for the Arts, he also is recipient of two major grants from The Independence Foundation and Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts.

For more information contact Ellen Querin at 828-771-3006.