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Civic Art Lab | Opening Event & Art Exhibition “Sustainability Through the Global Lens”
July 28, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Please join us for the Civic Art Lab 2016 opening event.
The evening will feature talks by artists/sustainability professionals Grace Johnson and Chloe Holden.
Charge: The Fight for Clean Energy in New York City
by Chloe Holden
This installation documents the hard work of clean energy advocates in New York City. The installation documents some of the many individuals and organizations who are making New York’s energy mix more efficient, resilient, and renewable.
Chloe Holden studied policy and environmental studies at Wesleyan University and currently lives in Brooklyn.
Socially Engaged Art in Dakar, Senegal
by Grace Johnson
Through photos this talk will explore how the urban arts scene in Dakar, Senegal is empowering young men and women, addressing social challenges and opportunities, and supporting local communities through meaningful place-making. I will also discuss the role and importance of cross-cultural exchange.
Grace Johnson is a dedicated change-maker who is passionate towards work that advocates sustainable futures and promotes the idea that art and sustainability can solve challenges locally and globally.
Image courtesy of Greenspace NYC