Learn about local urban climate solutions, from green infrastructure to mitigate climate impacts to natural carbon reduction solutions. Research, explore and creatively interpret these sustainability initiatives through visual art, performance, music, dance and poetry. Learn #sustainable processes - #mycelium sculpture, #kombuchaleather, #bioremediation art, #ecoprinting, #naturaldyes, #papermache, #clay, #bamboo, #livingsculpture #recycledmaterials
Participate with Ecological City: Art & Climate Solutions Action Workshops and collaborate with our artists-in-residence creating visual art, giant puppets, costumes and performances to be presented in the culminating Ecological City: Art & Climate Solutions Pageant - a physically distanced live and virtual presentation of pop-up site performances bringing together and celebrating climate solution initiatives throughout the community gardens neighborhood and waterfront on the Lower East Side of New York City.
SIGN UP HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/earth-celebrations-art-climate-solutions-workshops-tickets-130886816993
***LIMITED PARTICIPANTS - Due to Covid restrictions we will be offering only limited signups of 10 people per workshop. If you want to commit to all Wednesdays or Saturdays please also email us to prioritize your enrollment - CONTACT: (mail at earth celebrations.com). All sign ups on Eventbrite are not confirmed until you receive a confirmation email as we have to adapt to changing restrictions. We will be using a combination of indoor and outdoor workshop space with physical distancing, masking requirements and safety precautions.
ARTS & CLIMATE SOLUTIONS WORKSHOPS
February 27 - May 5
Wednesdays 6:30pm - 9:30pm | costume with artist Michele Brody
Saturdays 12pm - 4pm | puppet with artist Lucrecia Novoa
LOCATION: Earth Celebrations @ Sixth Street Community Center
638 E. 6th Street (btw. Aves. C & D) Lower East Side, NYC
Ecological City: Cultural & Climate Solutions Action Project applies the inspirational power of the arts to build community, collaboration and action on climate solution and ecological sustainability initiatives throughout the community gardens, neighborhood and waterfront on the Lower East Side of New York City, and the importance of these local efforts to city and global climate challenges.
Earth Celebrations is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to fostering ecological awareness through the arts.
Earth Celebrations is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to fostering ecological awareness through the arts. Since 1991 Earth Celebrations has been collaborating with Lower East Side gardeners to preserve their magnificent network of over 50 community gardens through innovative and creative projects. Earth Celebrations programs include:theatrical pageants, artist residencies, art exhibitions, video programs,web-site, and educational art & ecology workshops for youth and adults, through various neighborhood schools, community, centers, and gardens.