Second Life ReMix: Eco-Crafting Lab & Competition

Join us on January 25th from 6:00 pm-11 pm for an eco-crafting competition. NYC creatives will divide into teams in an Iron Chef-style competition of up-cycling. Competitors will have to be resourceful as they design, craft, and build with used or discarded materials provided by
Material for the Arts.

Spectators will observe teams and will be encouraged to contribute feedback as the evening takes shape. Eco-crafters, guests, and friends are invited to enjoy live music and innovative works. This isn’t your typical DIY event.

The competition will wrap-up with comments and judging by Jeff Maki (Open Plans) and Eva Radke (Film Biz Recycling).

GREENSPACENYC develops, hosts, and curates participatory events, classes, and workshops about sustainability that run the gamut from art-making & sustainable architecture to food studies & urban agriculture.GreenspaceNYC is fiscally sponsored by Fractured Atlas, giving it its status as a 501(c)(3) and receives material sponsorship from Material for the Arts (NYC Office of Cultural Affairs). Additional sponsors include Brooklyn Brewery, Sustainable NYC, and the American Folk Art Museum.

To sponsor the event, join an eco-crafting team, or be in touch email us at [masked].

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  • Laura S.

    Hi All, Thanks again for participating in Second Life Remix! Here are some photos from the event.

    January 29, 2013

  • Stephanie

    What a fun night! Can't wait to check out other Greenspace events in the future! Great meeting you all!

    1 · January 26, 2013

    • Laura S.

      Thanks, Stephanie, so nice to meet you, too. Will be great to see you at upcoming events!

      January 26, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Unfortunately couldn't stay long but enjoying viewing the results online.

    1 · January 26, 2013

  • Harry J.

    great time last night...helped saw a vacuum in half, met some new friends, drank beer...what more can you ask for?!

    1 · January 26, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      great meeting you - had to leave early but would look forward to seeing what y'all came up with

      January 26, 2013

  • Cynthia O.

    This was amazing. I went expecting to spectate and instead I left with a hand-crafted lamp made with parts of a vacuum cleaner and a slide projector. Atypical NYC night making the old new. Thanks!

    2 · January 25, 2013

  • Linda H.

    I'm sorry. You're event sound sspectacular but I won't be able to come after all. Best wishes,

    January 25, 2013

  • Laura S.

    Tonight we will have a live feed of instagram photos! Tag your photos of the event and of the competitors up-cycling creations to: #2liferemix


    January 25, 2013

  • Laura S.

    Here's a post by Inhabitat about tonight's event. Inhabitat calls it "Supercharged":

    January 25, 2013

  • Laura S.

    Directions: HINY (Hostelling International) is located at 891 Amsterdam Ave., New York NY,[masked] (Manhattan's Upper West Side Corner of 103rd St & Amsterdam Ave). Take subway (1 train) to 103rd street. Enter through the front ramp on Amsterdam. The building takes up an entire city block and is impossible to miss! You will also see a sign on the front door for our event. The front desk or one of our coordinators will point you in the direction of the Ballroom upon entry! See you soon :)

    January 23, 2013

  • Laura S.

    Here's an inspiration board about civic-minded upcycling for our friends, crafters, and spectators. Looking forward to seeing you all on January 25th!

    January 17, 2013

  • Dan B.

    This sounds great, let me know if you need help

    November 22, 2012

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