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EcoCinema Cafe – A Marathon Film Festival

  Join us for the 4th annual Environmental Film Festival Marathon at John Jay College. Three Days. Award winning movies and inspiring discussions in the Student Dining Hall 8 am – 9 pm  April 24-26 Schedule highlights to date: Pachamama

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Traditional Korean Paper and Creative Sustainable Practice: Exhibition Review

By Milena Popov The exhibition titled Re:visioning HANJI, that has opened on March 9th at the Gallery Korea in Korean Cultural Center in New York, celebrates 1000 years of the rich history of hanji. Hanji is traditional Korean handmade paper

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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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“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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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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Recycled art using materials from Beijing building sites on display in NYC

The beauty of reusable materials is on full display in a public exhibit of two majestically crafted birds hanging from the ceiling at St. John the Divine cathedral in upper Manhattan (1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street).  Chinese contemporary artist Xu Bing

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