10 years of Bringing together Art and Science for Nature Conservation

This year we celebrate 10 years of bringing art and ecology together for nature conservation, and during the second semester we will carry out activities to celebrate and remember the different projects and initiatives in which we have embarked. To begin the festivities, next Tuesday, August 10 at 12:00 hours, we will host the launch–through our social media and website–of the animated short film Strange creatures, a beautiful fable by artists Cristóbal León and Cristina Sitja Rubio.

It has been 10 years of developing initiatives and actions that bring forth art as knowledge, working towards the conservation of temperate forests of the Andean Araucanía as well as promoting artistic-environmental education, cultivating the transformative potential that arises from the union of ancestral and scientific knowledge and generating educational inputs that involve creativity, music and language. Throughout these years we have been able to explore, experiment and further perfect the creation of replicable pedagogical initiatives, carry out collaborative projects and developed new content to expand our audiences. We have also set ourselves great challenges around exhibition and audiovisual projects, ventured with formats such as podcasts, and consolidated the area of ​​territorial outreach in the Andean Araucanía, strengthening our learning and connection with local communities.

Throughout these months you will be able to see through our social networks different images and memories of the Foundation’s historical and new initiatives, including:

Scientific investigations
Active Teachers Program
Artistic and scientific residencies in Reserva Bosque Pehuén
Programa Apoyo Integral for Alberto Hurtado University students
Protection of native species
Collaborations with institutions
Polygonal Podcast
Our team

At the same time, we invite you to explore the different visions that have coexisted in the Bosque Pehuén Reserve over the years. Drawings, words, sensations and emotions that the different residents of our Bosque Pehuén residency program have sent us; a joint celebration on the fruits of this Andean forest: