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The Reclamation Project is being launched concurrently with the
Launch of ECOART TREASURE COAST
an SFEAP, Inc. and Arts Council of Martin County collaboration CLICK HERE TO SEE Program DETAILS
|ECOART TREASURE COAST Launch, April 2-5, 2009|
The launch of the two-year Ecoart Treasure Coast
project brings to Florida for the first time an in depth look at the
range of ecoart practice by dedicated artists worldwide who are seeking
to address environmental problems by bringing art, science and
community engagement together.
What will be happening April 2-5?
The South Florida Environmental Art Project, Inc is teaming with The Arts Council of Martin County to:
--bring artists to our region to present their ecoart work and showcase our Florida ecoartists;
--exhibit examples of environmental performance art;
--show films and videos about water problems and the artists working on these critical issues.
Click HERE to see the entire launch program.
Can I register online?
Yes. Please click HERE to
register online. Registration is needed ONLY for the April 2nd
symposium. All other events are free. Registration for Arts Council
members is $15 and for non-members is $25. Please enter ECOART in the
blank on the payment page. For additional questions and information,
please call 1-772-287-6676.
Who are the ECOART TREASURE COAST launch activities for?
Everyone! But especially...
· Artists who want to explore Ecoart as a new creative direction
· Environmental advocates who are promoting sustainability across Florida
· Arts groups
· Green builders, architects and landscape architects
· Scientists and engineers working to better air, water and soil quality
· Public officials responsible for preserving and improving the environment
Is ECOART TREASURE COAST only about talks, exhibitions and films?
No, ECOART TREASURE COAST
is about much, much more. The launch activities April 2-5, 2009 are
only the preliminaries. Later in 2009 there will be a special workshop
for Martin County
resident professional artists who wish to consider
ecoart as a new creative direction. From this group of artists who
attend this workshop a smaller group of ecoart apprentices will be
chosen to work over a year's period with expert ecoartist Betsy Damon (www.keepersofthewaters.org)
to conceptualize, organize and create an ecoart project in Martin
, learning in the process all the skills
needed to engage an
ecoart practice. An application form will be available on both the
SFEAP, Inc. and Arts Council, Inc. sites soon, and will be available at
all ECOART TREASURE COAST events.
I will be coming from a distance. Where can I stay overnight?
have been blocked at the Stuart Courtyard Marriott at a special rate
for those attending the symposium. Make your own arrangements at
ECOART TREASURE COAST is a collaboration between
the Arts Council of Martin County and the South Florida Environmental Art Project, Inc. and is funded from 2009-2011 by the Community Foundation of Palm Beach and Martin Counties.
ECOART TREASURE COAST launch (April 2-5, 2009) is supported by:
Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers/TCPalm.com
Women Supporting the Arts
The Elliott Museum
Indian River State College
Martin County Library System
above content from www.sfeap.org
Xavier Cortada's participatory art practice is based at Florida International University.
FIU College of Architecture + The Arts
Miami Beach Urban Studios
420 Lincoln Road, Suite 440
Miami Beach, FL 33139