Deep Space LIVE: Natural Linz – What Grows Where and Why: Forest
Thursday, April 19, 2018 / 7-8 PM
(Linz, April 17, 2018) Various types of forests and their respective functions make up the subject of the next Deep Space LIVE on Thursday, April 19th at 7 PM. Friedrich Schwarz, director of the City of Linz’s Botanical Garden and Natural History Station, will discuss forests as vital habitats for countless plant & animal species as well as their importance for leisure, recreation and commerce.
Friedrich Schwarz was born in 1957. He studied biology, earth science for teachers, as well as botany and zoology at the University of Vienna. Friedrich Schwarz has been the City of Linz’s biologist since 1982. In 1998, he assumed leadership of the Natural History Station, and then was also named director of the city’s Botanical Garden. Urban ecology, conservation and educating people about our network environment are Friedrich Schwarz’s specialties.
Deep Space LIVE
The Ars Electronica Center hosts a Deep Space LIVE event every Thursday (except holidays) at 7 PM. Each presentation features ultra-high-definition imagery in 16×9-meter format and is accompanied by expert commentary, entertaining stand-up repartee, or musical improvisation. Whether great works from the history of art, space travel, journeys of discovery in the nano-world 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.
Deep Space LIVE: Natürlich Linz / Fotocredit: Ars Electronica / Robert Bauernhansl / Printversion