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Elements: An Eco-Art Conference

Friday, June 25, 2010
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Event Type:
Susan Kraft
Location Details:
David Brower Center
2150 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94704

Participate in Elements, an Eco-Art Conference for artists, ecologists and everyone concerned with the environment. Register online at and spend a day being "green!"

Elements features eco-art panels, eco-film festival, interactive discussion groups, art-making, performances and an activism awards ceremony. Participants are encouraged to be eco-conscious and recycle throughout the conference: bring old conference badges that you have decorated or and decorate them at the conference, bring postcards you've made with recycled materials to trade, bring your own water bottle, coffee mug, eating utensils, a cloth napkin instead of using paper. Price of admission includes gourmet box lunch by Back to Earth that uses locally sourced organic ingredients and reception.

Eco-Art: Past, Present and Future Moderated by Deborah Thomas with Panelists Susan Leibovitz Steinman and Ruth Wallen.

Collaboration and Community: Moderated by Susan Leibovitz Steinman with Panelists Jennifer Colby, Joyce Cutler-Shaw, Deborah Munk and Tierney Thys.

Activism: Making a Difference Moderated by Michelle Lapinski and Panelists Samantha Fields, Beverly Naidus, Daniella Russo and Andree Singer Thompson.

PERFORMANCE: Special appearance by Capacitor, San Francisco's inter-disciplinary dance company.

FILM FESTIVAL: Dirty Secrets (by Sea Studios), Fierce Green Fire (with a special appearance by Mark Kitchell), Seeded River (by Basia Irland), SCWCA Eco-art Film, Children Replanting Watershed (by Jennifer Colby).

Elements is jointly organized by the California chapters of the Women's Caucus for Art (WCA), a national organization dedicated to supporting an activist community of women arts professionals. Founded in 1972, WCA is an affiliate society of the College Art Association and founding partner of the Feminist Art Project. For more information, visit
Added to the calendar on Sat, Jun 12, 2010 9:46PM
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