Join the FCC, Fenway resident Leslie Pond, artist Mirela Kulović, and geneticist Kwasi Agbleke for a fun science and art workshop! Participants will create postcard art using dye extracted from local plants. Please note that space is limited – register your free spot here!
ABOUT THE COORDINATORS:
Mirela Kulović holds a master’s degree in industrial engineering and she is a self-taught artist. She has co-founded, contributed and supported many independent art initiatives and cultural grassroots projects in the US and Europe. In 2017, she founded Art Centar Gračanica (ACG) in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Her drawings and paintings have been the subject of numerous solo and group exhibitions, and are held in several international collections. She is working internationally as a freelance artistic and creative director on interdisciplinary and multicultural projects.
Kwasi Agbleke, PhD is a geneticist who study biodiversity and environmental drivers of development in different organisms. In his doctoral research at University of Alabama at Birmingham was on growth factors in bacteria and postdoctoral research at Harvard was on differentiation in mouse embryonic stem cells. At Sena Institute of Technology, he studies the genetics-environmental drivers on marine and plant biodiversity in Ghana; and training students to adapt science at an early stage through hands-on experiential learning.