Jumping Spiders are Way Cool Because…

Meet Junxia Zhang. A former post-doctoral researcher at UBC, Junxia is a true “Spider Woman. She entered the jumping spider world seven years ago, and thanks to her deep attraction to these amazing beasts, she has been working on them ever since. On April 7, she shared her love and knowledge of these magnificent critters at our Way Cool Biodiversity Series.

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Ivan Sayers Examined Exploitation of Animals in the Fashion Industry

In April, fashion historian Ivan Sayers examined the exploitation of animals in the fashion industry at one of the artist talks for our exhibition, INVOKING VENUS, Feathers and Fashion. Throughout his presentation, Sayers also featured clothing and accessories from his private collection. If you have missed this eye-opening presentation, watch it here.

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