Posts Tagged ‘innovative community development’

Nov06

Bonnie Ora Sherk: Presentation & Exhibition of Work-In-Progress for Green-Powered Digital Gateways To Interconnect A Living Library Branches

Green-Powered Digital Gateways

Green-Powered Digital Gateway 8 © Bonnie Ora Sherk

You are cordially invited to attend a Presentation & Exhibition of Work-In-Progress for Green-Powered Digital Gateways by Bonnie Ora Sherk.  A Green-Powered Digital Gateway  is a multifunctional, sculptural and ecological element in the landscape that will do many things: draw water forth from the ground as needed, showcase local community resources through diverse digital displays showcasing multimedia archives of the area, and allow for live, interactive broadcast from diverse Branch Living Library & Think Parks – locally and globally.  This phase of Green-Powered Digital Gateways development is funded by the San Francisco Arts Commission.

WHERE: 

Lower Garden, OMI/Excelsior Living Library & Think Park on Oneida Avenue off San Jose Avenue between Ocean and Geneva Avenues adjacent to James Denman Middle School and San Miguel Early Education School.  

Take BART to Balboa Station:  Walk left on Geneva one block to San Jose Avenue.  Make left on San Jose Avenue, walk two blocks, make right on Oneida, On right side of street, mid-block is Lower Garden.

(This is an outdoor space with no exact street address, but it is between 333 Oneida and 241 Oneida, San Francisco, CA 94112).

WHEN:

November 15 ~ Presentation with Bonnie Ora Sherk:  2:30 PM

November 15 ~  Exhibition: 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM

November 16 ~ Three Presentations with Bonnie Ora Sherk: 10:00 AM | 10:50 AM | 11:50 AM

November 16 ~  Exhibition: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

For more information: info@alivinglibrary.org / 212-242-1700

Green Powered Digital Gateways

Green-Powered Digital Gateway 2 © Bonnie Ora Sherk

 
Oct24

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

  RI LIVING LIBRARY

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” »

Sep06

Develop Your Green Skills With A Living Library’s A.L.L. Green Futures Fall 2018 Paid Internship Program For High School & Middle School Students

Fall is around the corner! Have fun in this season by becoming an A.L.L. Eco-Steward under the A.L.L. Green Futures Paid Fall Internship Program for Middle and High School Students. This is a unique opportunity to engage in gardening, cooking and creative arts while gaining real-world experience in green job skills and sustainable business through integrated hands-on learning program. Learn about native plants, landscaping, building projects, green design, urban agriculture, sustainable practices, green city jobs, resource use and conservation while getting paid! Fill out the DCYF Fall 2018 Green Futures Application today! ALL-Fall-Intership-Flyer_Sep18

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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Jun05

Bonnie Ora Sherk’s Public Talk on A Living Library at Kulturfolger, Zurich

Public Talk on A Living Library  

After a very successful opening of A Living Library Is Cultivating The Human & Ecological Garden at Parco Arte Vivente in Turin, Italy, as part of the International Exhibition, The God-Trick, the next stop was Zurich, Switzerland. Bonnie Ora Sherk was invited to give a Public Talk to introduce the concept of A Living Library to an audience of diverse residents, including artists, architects, landscape architects, educators, and representatives from public agencies.  During her presentation on May 07 at Kulturfolger, a non-profit art space in Zurich, she shared her vision to create International Branch Living Libraries & Think Parks , globally, and she spoke of the idea of developing a unique Zurich Branch Living Library & Think Park over time to involve diverse sectors of the community in the process. People were enthused and want her to come back !

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