Posts Tagged ‘ecological transformation’

Oct24

Celebrating Fall With Some Wonderful Visitors In Roosevelt Island Living Library & Think Park, NYC

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Fall is here! In Roosevelt Island Living Library & Think Park - a verdant, blooming, organic garden of flowers, fruit, herbs and vegetables, it is time to enjoy nature's bountiful magic. We have a number of visitors appreciating and enjoying the beauty of the Garden. Please enjoy a few pictures of our wonderful visitors, without whom the Garden would had been incomplete. Continue reading “Celebrating Fall With Some Wonderful Visitors In Roosevelt Island Living Library & Think Park, NYC” »

Oct19

A Living Library & Crossroads Community (The Farm) On View at Centro de Arte y Naturaleza-Fundación Beulas in Huesca, Spain

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Bonnie Ora Sherk is exhibiting A Living Library and Crossroads Community (the farm) in her new art installation: Evolution of Life Frames: 1974-Presentat Centro de Arte y Naturaleza-Fundación Beulas (CDAN), in Huesca, Spain. The exhibition opened on October 18, Territories That Matter: Art, Gender And Ecology, is curated by Juan Guardiola, Director, CDAN and Patricia Mayayo, Lecturer, Art History Department, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Territories That Matter investigates the complex inter-relationships between gender politics, contemporary art and environmental issues, and emphasizes the contributions of women artists in the field of art and ecology. Read more about this exhibition. 

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Image Credit: Centro de Arte y Naturaleza-Fundación Beulas (CDAN)

Director of CDAN, Juan Guardiola, has also invited Bonnie Ora Sherk to have a one person exhibition at the Museum in 2020.

Stay tuned to get updates about Bonnie Ora Sherk’s installation in this and upcoming exhibitions at CDAN.

Sep27

Bonnie Ora Sherk Exhibits Her Work At The de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, CA

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From September 28, 2018 to June 15, 2019, the de Saisset Museum in Santa Clara University is hosting the exhibition Radical Velocity, curated by Lauren Baines, showing the power of the human body to impact our sense of place. Several images from Bonnie Ora SherkSitting Still Series (1970), a powerful and pioneering, environmental performance installation series, are being featured in the Exhibition.  The Sitting Still Series highlights how a seated human figure can very simply transform an environment. Seated in an armchair in diverse urban places – Army Street/101 Freeway Interchange Construction Zone, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Financial District including Bank of America Plaza, and various indoor/ outdoor cages in the San Francisco Zoo, Bonnie Ora Sherk transformed dead spaces into new and interesting environments that changed our perceptions about possibilities.

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Sep12

Roosevelt Island Living Library & Think Park: A Verdant, Blooming, Organic Garden of Flowers, Fruit, Herbs & Vegetables in NYC

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There is a lot of work involved in making A Living Library & Think Park bloom - planting seeds, weeding, mulching, composting, staking, watering. But the efforts are worthy when flowers, fruit, herbs and vegetables are ready to harvest. Nature rewards us with her bountiful magic that also helps us address issues of climate change and urban revitalization. As summer passes, please enjoy some pictures of the lush, gorgeous and ecological, Roosevelt Island Living Library & Think Park Gardens.

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Aug22

Summer Plantings In A Living Library Gardens In New York City & San Francisco

Students from Roosevelt Island Public School

Summer is going to end soon ! Before green leaves turn dry brown and red, here is an update about the work A Living Library  accomplished through the summer season in our Gardens in New York and San Francisco.

In the Roosevelt Island Living Library & Think Park Gardens in New York City, students from Roosevelt Island School Beacon (PS/ IS 217) enjoyed various garden activities while learning about science and ecology during their after-school classes. Here are a few pictures capturing their enthusiasm in the RI Living Library Gardens:

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