ECOLOGICAL ARTS/ COSTUME WORKSHOPS FEBRUARY 27 - MAY 9 Wednesday’s 6-9pm, costume with artist Michele Brody
free - sign up to register! @ Losaida Inc. Center- 710 East 9th St. (btwn. Aves C & D) ECOLOGICAL CITY is a cultural and environmental action project to develop and bring together climate resiliency and ecological sustainability solutions within the gardens, neighborhood, and waterfront on the Lower East Side.
Join and participate in our ecological art / puppet & costume workshops from February - May creating spectacular giant puppets, costumes and visual and performance art projects for the Ecological City pageant.
Workshops culminate in the Ecological City theatrical pageant on Saturday May 11th (rain date May 12) 12-6pm. The spectacular 6-hour procession of visual art, giant puppets, mobile sculptures and costumes with 15 site performances of dance, music, theater and poetry are presented along the route visiting gardens, neighborhood and waterfront sites. The artistic works explore these sites and their myriad climate resiliency and ecological sustainability solutions to mitigate carbon, pollution run-off and flooding due to storm surges and sea level rise, being designed and implemented throughout the neighborhood as an urban model for a sustainable future.