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Trash Mash-Up
Date Wednesday October 25
Time 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location Details
CounterPULSE, 131 Mission Street (at 9th) • 415.626.2060,
http://www.counterpulse.org
Event Type Teach-In
Organizer/AuthorBridget McCracken
Emailtrashmashup [at] gmail.com
CounterPulse and City Lights Foundation will host Trash Mash-Up as a
part of their Shaping San Francisco's Fall/Winter Talks. On October 25,
2006 at 8 p.m. the topic of the Nature in the City Series will be Trash
and Toxics. The panel will discuss how we make meaningful change with
respect to the growing mountains of waste. Bridget and Jessica
McCracken of Trash Mash-Up will discuss their unique workshops and
public performances. Andy Pugni from HANC Recycling and Erica Swinney
from Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice will discuss the
politics of waste. There will be a viewing of the 20-minute documentary
"Gone Tomorrow”.

Trash Mash-Up’s mission is to bring vitality to the community. Using
public art projects, we connect our creative traditions to our
collective future. We are committed to realizing the potential value in
our everyday disposable objects by transforming them into innovative
“Maskostumes”. Through workshops and public pageants, we support
extended communities and an environmentally conscious culture.
Trash Mash-up (TMU) is a collaborative community art project. Using
disposable materials, collected before they enter the waste stream,
participants construct “Maskostumes” which are original pageant masks
and costumes inspired by traditions from around the world. TMU enriches
our community by developing creative connections amongst the
participants in addition to raising awareness about cultural traditions
and environmental issues. This project reduces waste and inspires
people to see each other and our environment in a new way.

CounterPULSE and City Lights Foundation present
Shaping San Francisco's Fall/Winter Talks
October 25 • 8 p.m. • Nature in the City: Trash and Toxics,
http://www.natureinthecity.org
at CounterPULSE, 131 Mission Street (at 9th) • 415.626.2060,
http://www.counterpulse.org

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Bridget McCracken
Email: trashmashup [at] gmail.com
http://groups.google.com/group/trashmashup
http://myspace.com/trashmashup
Added to the calendar on Saturday Oct 14th, 2006 11:02 AM
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