In popular imagination sharks are the epitome of the dangerous animal. However, the statistics tell a different story:
The Sydney exhibition which is open and free to the public, features works by more than 30 artists from around the world. The exhibition includes a new Australian dimension – works by Australian Indigenous artists that explore sharks as totems and our relationship to them, alongside photographs and artefacts from leading ocean environmentalist Valerie Taylor, who with her late husband Ron Taylor, transformed themselves from spear fishers to shark protectors.
Austrailian National Maritime Museum
“We kill millions of sharks every year. Today many species are under severe threat. Sharks are long-lived and slow to reproduce. When species are decimated, they are slow to recover, even when environmental action plans are in place.”
Valerie Taylor – Shark expert, diver, conservationist
Austrailian National Maritime Museum, Sydney
11th Dec 2018 – 2nd June 2019
Hong Kong Maritime Museum, Hong Kong, June 2017
Parkview Square, Singapore, March 2017
National Museum of China, Beijing, August 2015 – Septemeber 2015
Ekaterina Cultural Foundation, Moscow, May 2015 – June 2015
Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, Monaco, June 2014 – March 2015
Changing the world one perception at a time Bertrand Petyt the CEO of Parkview International gave a TEDx talk in Monte Carlo around the subject of art. During his talk he addressed the topic of communicating, educating and changing views and behaviours of others using...
The Parkview Museum of Singapore Opens with global art exhibition On Sharks & Humanity Today the Parkview Group announced that it will open the doors of its first private museum in Singapore with On Sharks & Humanity. The exhibition will feature artists 33...
The On Sharks & Humanity documentary premiered at the BLUE Ocean Film Festival and Conservation Summit on 6 November 2015.