The Loisaida Center is proud to announce

2018 Artistic Residency Recipient:

Earth Celebrations

Check out all the amazing work our workshop attendees have done. Thanks to everyone who volunteered their time and energy and THANK YOU Lucrecia Novoa for leading these workshops!!

Posted by Earth Celebrations-Ecological and Social Change through the Arts on Thursday, April 5, 2018


Ecological Cities

ECOLOGICAL CITY is a cultural and climate action project engaging the Lower East Side community through creative strategies co-creating a theatrical pageant at Loisaida Inc. Involving environmental actions to develop and bring together climate resiliency and ecological sustainability plans, policies and solutions within the gardens, neighborhood and waterfront of the Lower East Side of New York City, and its contribution to city and global climate challenges.

CALL FOR ARTISTS, PERFORMERS to collaborate with community developing work exploring climate resiliency and ecological sustainability solutions.

ECOLOGICAL ARTS / CREATIVE ENGAGEMENT WORKSHOPS
Fall 2017 through Spring 2018

ECOLOGICAL ARTS/ PUPPET & COSTUME WORKSHOPS
FEBRUARY 24 – MAY 9
Wednesday’s 6-9pm (costume with artist Michele Brody)
Saturday’s 12-4pm (puppet with artist Lucrecia Novoa)
@ Losaida Inc. Center- 710 East 9th St. (btwn. Aves C & D)

ECOLOGICAL CITY PAGEANT
SATURDAY MAY 12, 2018


PRESS COVERAGE:

Town and Village Newspaper: https://town-village.com/2018/05/18/earth-celebrations-environment/

Metro-US Newspaper: https://www.metro.us/news/local-news/new-york/ecological-city-uses-arts-to-inspire-environmental-actions-nyc

Benjamin Heim Shepard Blogspot: https://benjaminheimshepard.blogspot.com/2018/05/toward-eco-city-earthcelebrations.html

The New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/10/arts/events-for-children-in-nyc-this-week.html

The Villager: http://thevillager.com/2018/05/10/a-perfect-storm-of-eco-action-and-pageantry/

New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/29/arts/events-for-children-in-nyc-this-week.html

The Villager:    http://thevillager.com/2018/03/07/eco-city-pageant-will-celebrate-wide-array-of-local-green-efforts/

Untapped Citieshttps://untappedcities.com/2018/02/12/urban-environmentalists-bring-carnivalesque-procession-to-nycs-lower-east-side/