Category Archives: environment

Artichoke Dance Company’s Human Mapping Project

It’s site-specific, environmentally conscious, historically reflective, and interactive!  Artichoke Dance Company combines performance with ecological activism and volunteerism in a new project on New York shorelines, Your Planet: The Human Mapping Project.  Director and choreographer Lynn Neuman collaborates with scientists and architects … Continue reading

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Sustainable Dance Floor XL

At the 2010 Winter Olympics, over 8,000,000 watts of energy were generated less than a week into the games thanks to Sustainable Dance Floor, a special floor that produces energy as people dance on it.  Sustainable Dance Floor is a … Continue reading

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Dance for the Climate

In spite of the disappointing outcome at the climate talks in Copenhagen, the below video is inspiring.  Over 10,000 people gathered on a beach in Belgium this past August to literally create movement in support of an international climate change … Continue reading

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Life and Art Aboard the Waterpod

The Waterpod, photo by Michael Nagle Over the weekend, I joined a quartet of chickens, a garden full of greens, and several artists and crewmembers aboard the Waterpod, a floating, nomadic, self-sufficient barge for living, working, and creating art.  For the … Continue reading

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Dry Earth: What Came Before

After a year of research in Fort Greene Park, Dry Earth is sharing its work on Sunday, May 31 at 3 PM and 5 PM.  Dedicated to notable Fort Greene resident Walt Whitman on his 190th birthday, What Came Before … Continue reading

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