Deep Space LIVE: Sharks – Older than the Dinosaurs

Ars Electronica Center
Deep Space LIVE: Sharks – Older than the Dinosaurs
Thursday, July 7, 2016 / 8-9 PM

press release: “Deep Space LIVE: Sharks – Older than the Dinosaurs / PDF

(Linz, July 4, 2016) The sand tiger shark, a species acutely threatened by extinction, is the chief protagonist at the next Deep Space LIVE on Thursday, July 7th at 8 PM. Scuba diver and underwater photographer Peter Pflügl will present breathtaking shots taken off the east coast of Australia, where he and his wife Elisabeth have been documenting these fascinating creatures for over 20 years.

About Elisabeth and Peter Pflügl

Elisabeth and Peter Pflügl are scuba enthusiasts. Over their long careers including way over 6,000 dives, they’ve explored just about all the oceans of the Southern and Northern Hemispheres. Their documentary films—the subjects of which include mountain gorillas and aboriginal peoples—are suitable for audiences of all ages.

Deep Space LIVE

The Ars Electronica Center hosts a Deep Space LIVE event every Thursday (except holidays) at 8 PM. Each presentation features ultra-high-definition imagery in 16×9-meter format and is accompanied by expert commentary, entertaining stand-up repartee, and musical improvisation. Whether great works from the history of art, space travel, journeys of discovery in the nanoworld, or a live concert is what you’ve come to behold, Deep Space LIVE stands for enlightening entertainment amidst breathtaking worlds of imagery. Holders of a valid Museum ticket are admitted free of charge.

Haie – Älter als die Dinosaurier / photocredit: Peter Pflügl / Printversion / Album