During the summer of 2011, Katherine Ball lived on an island dwelling in the middle of the lake and experimented with using mushrooms to filter the E. coli and toxic waste from illegal dumping in the lake. She also built a greywater system in my off-grid, igloo-like home and organized community events about water, including a free school on water and water yoga class. #socialpractice #art #environmentalart #green #sustainability #waterissues #katherineball #water
"This book examines the three principal value systems which influence landscape architectural practice: the aesthetic, the social and the environmental, and seeks to discover the role that the profession should be playing now and for the future." A must read.
Tania Bruguera's Immigrant Movement International, presented by Creative Time and the Queens Museum of Art, is a Long-Term art project1 in the form of an artist initiated socio-political movement. Bruguera will spend a year operating a flexible community space in the multinational and transnational neighborhood of Corona, Queens, which will serve as the movement's headquarters.
World Ethics and Climate Change: From International to Global Justice Paul G. Harris. Global warming and climate change present profound challenges, with scientific predictions of devastating impact in the coming decades, yet rich countries are doing little to address the problem and developing countries are becoming the largest source of the problem. This book presents a serious and workable solution to climate change.
The essence of "Social Practice." Futurefarmers is a group of artists and designers working together since 1995. We are artists, researchers, designers, farmers, scientists, engineers, illustrators, people who know how to sew, cooks and bus drivers with a common interest in creating work that challenges current social, political and economic systems. #socialpractice #art #farming #environmentalart #futurefarmers #arteducation #environmentalarteducation