Save the date! The landmark outdoor photo exhibition, Wild Wonders of Europe (WWE) is coming to El Retiro Park in central Madrid, Spain on Tuesday, 25 September 2012.
Staffan Widstrand, WWE Managing Director, is on the WILD10 ExCo, and WWE is a close working partner. He will be in the US in October to speak at an event to publicize WILD10 and WWE, co-hosted by The WILD Foundation, The Murie Center, and the National Museum of Wildlife Art. The NMWA will stage the WWE indoor exhibition in October 2013, simultaneously with WILD10 convening in Europe.
WILD10 is a proud partner with Wild Wonders of Europe, Madrid.
Relocating from Washingtonplatz in Central Berlin, the exhibition now continues its tour of Europe, coming to Spain for the first time this autumn with the support of The City Council of Madrid and The Community of Madrid, together with the ground breaking initiative, Rewilding Europe, The United Postcode Lotteries and WILD10. The exhibition will remain on display in the park’s beautiful rose garden until December 2012 and offers free entry all day.
The exhibition showcases 100 impressive, life size photos from all 48 European countries, revealing the stunning natural treasures of our continent. The unseen, unexpected and unforgettable wildlife and wild places that most of us don’t even know exist. it’s about the joy of wildness. About what is still out there and what we risk losing. Why it matters to us. And why we need to protect it.
WWE is the world’s largest nature conservation communication campaign, ever. This unique pan-European initiative directed by Magnus Lundren, Florian Möllers, Staffan Widstrand and Bridget Wijnberg, is a celebration of our common European natural heritage and the amazing story of Europe’s wildlife comeback.
The emotional power of breathtaking photography taken by 69 of Europe’s finest nature & wildlife photographers who were commissioned by Wild Wonders of Europe to conduct the 135 photo missions reveal to us the natural wonders that we are at risk of losing, show that conservation works, and that we just need more of it.