Arts + Environment Roundtable


Arts + Environment Roundtable
Thursday, November 10 at 4 PM
Miller Learning Center Room 350

How Artists, Scientists, and Environmental Activists Can Work Together

A roundtable discussion featuring:

Elizabeth Corr, Art Partnerships Manager with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
Laurie Fowler, Watershed UGA/Ecology/Law
Chris Cuomo, Philosophy/Women’s Studies
Lizzie King, Ecology/Forestry
Nate Nibbelink, Center for Integrative Conservation Research (CICR)
Mark Callahan, Ideas for Creative Exploration (ICE)

Special guest Elizabeth Corr works with artists, architects, and designers to heighten public awareness of and interest in the environmental issues that face today’s communities. She launched NRDC’s Artist-in-Residence program and is expanding support for NRDC’s art and climate-related projects, from such organizations as the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, the Public Concern Foundation, and the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts.

Sponsored by Watershed UGA and ICE.

Winners of the Daylighting the Watersheds Design Competition will also be announced.

Reading: “How Artists and Environmental Activists Both Do Better Together” by Elizabeth Corr and Jenny Kendler