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Art, Science & Sustainable Community Symposium

Art, Science & Sustainable Community Symposium

Thurs, Jan 28th:     LEED Platinum Science Building Dedication
Sat, Jan 30th :        Art, Science and Sustainable Community Symposium
Sat, Jan 30th :         Regional Juried Exhibition, Water: More or Less

Art, Science and Sustainable Community Symposium
christaylor landarts-040905_wendover_mwm_136Richland College hosts a discussion on the role of water within the new model of sustainability. The symposium centers on themes of the built environment’s response to preserving ecology, striking a symbiotic equilibrium between human development and nature, and utilization of science towards creative responsibility.

Keynote speaker: Ignacio Bunster: Lead Architect on the Trinity Lakes Park Design, Dallas, Texas

Round Table Discussion 1:
Responding to the World : community produced ideas, science allowing for responsible design
Paul Villinski: artist
Chris Taylor: Landarts, Landscape Architect
Moderator: (TBA)

Round-Table Discussion 2:
Developing a sustainable future: growth through engagement with ecology and the arts
Karla Klay: Artist Boat: Executive director
Sarah Jane Semrad: La Reunion: Co-Founder, Dallas TX
Architect from La Reunion’s Board
Moderator: (TBA)

Symposium Schedule:
1:00 PM    Refreshment and Check-in
1:30 PM     Dance Part I: Shelly Cushman’s “Choking the Earth? Just take off those clothes and join the water in D-Flat “ (15 mins)
1:45 PM    KEYNOTE: Ignacio Bunster (Trinity, water)
2:30 PM     Dance Part I: Shelly Cushman’s “Choking the Earth? Just take off those clothes and join the water in D-Flat “ (10 mins)
2:45 PM    Announcement of Breakout session options, Sabine Tours, Juried art show, student artshow, Larry Kirkland public art piece, etc…
(Refreshments provided during transition.)

3:00 PM
(option to participate in Breakout 1 or Breakout 2)
BREAKOUT 1:
Responding to the World
BREAKOUT 2:
Developing a Sustainable Future
3:50 PM    End Breakout sessions – Light Refreshments in Sabine
4:00 PM    Tours of the new LEED Platinum Sabine Building lead by
Will and Perkins Architects (3 to 4 groups)
(Remember to view the student artwork in Lago Vista, Fannin Lobby, and elsewhere.)
4:45 PM    Re-convene as we move to the Brazos Gallery
5:00-7 PM     Opening reception for WATER: More or Less (with Refreshments)
5:30 PM     Juror Talk & Awards Presentation: Paul Villinski, Brazos Gallery