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Biologist & Artist Brandon Ballengee (2019)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-05-24

Duration: 00:10:06

Subjects: Ballengee, Brandon | Arts | Louisiana Art & Science Museum | Museum exhibits | Extinct animals | Nature


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Ballengee, Brandon Interviewee
  • Weinstein, Elizabeth Interviewee


This segment from the May 24, 2019, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features producer Dorothy Kendrick’s profile of Brandon Ballengee, a biologist and artist in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He discusses “Frameworks of Absence,” his collection of work depicting species that have gone extinct. Kendrick also interviews Elizabeth Weinstein, the assistant director for interpretation and chief curator at the Louisiana Art and Science Museum in Baton Rouge, who discusses the museum’s exhibit of Ballengee’s work. Host: James Fox-Smith