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“leftovers”: A group art show about your trash

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“Digital Being” art installation by Taezoo Park and open house

The Gowanus E-Waste Warehouse will host an art installation by its Artist-in-Residence, Taezoo Park. Park will have his signature piece,”Digital Being,” installed in the warehouse from 11 am to 5 pm. Staff will lead tours of the warehouse at 1 pm and 3 pm,

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Eco-artist Betsy Damon speaks in “When Nature Roars” class

A world renowned eco artist Betsy Damon will present her work to John Jay College students in the Professor Milena Popov’s “When Nature Roars: Global Catastrophe and Human Responsibility” class this Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 8:10 a.m. in the

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“Dancing Solar Flowers” is sustainable and artistic engineering

A world renewed, Belgian artist and engineer Alexandre Dang recently opened the exhibit “Dancing Solar Flowers” at John Jay College of Criminal Justice as part of the 50th anniversary of the college.  The exhibit consists of small solar flower pasted onto

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Chelsea art exhibit inspires Sustainability students

Introduction to Sustainability Studies (SUS 299) students and Professor Mielna Popov enjoyed a field trip last week. They explored Dionisio Gonzalez’s exhibit “Habitable Artefacts“ at the Gallery Richard. Talking to Mr. Jean-Luc Richard, the gallery owner, they learned about the role

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Dancing Solar Flowers: Opening reception for eco-art installation on campus

The opening reception for the exhibit of eco-artist Alexandre Dang’s, Dancing Solar Flowers, takes place on Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at 5:00 PM at the entry to the Jay Walk, 3rd floor of the New Building at John Jay College

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DATE CHANGE: Brown bag lunch talk on eco-aesthetics

Art Professor Milena Popov will discuss the intersection of art and ecology at our kick-off brown bag lunch for the fall semester on October 14, 2014, at 1:40 p.m. at John Jay College (Manhattan) in room 7.63.41 NB (in the English

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Conference: “Radical Materialism: Making the World Matter”

Join scholars and artists concerned about our material world given the problems associated with climate change at an all-day conference on September 10, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at CUNY Graduate Center in Manhattan. From the conference publicity:

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World of Matter: Exhibition opening reception

Join the Center for the Humanities at the Graduate Center at the opening reception for the art exhibition World of Matter on September 9, 2014, at 6 p.m at the James Gallery (365 Fifth Avenue, Room 5103, Manhattan).  The exhibition

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Upriver beauty

Political Science Professor, SEJ faculty member, and nature photographer Jennifer Rutledge captures the Hudson River at low tide, a few dozen miles upriver from NYC.  City dwellers know the Hudson from boardwalks and bridges; further upriver the Hudson has gentles banks

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