Viewing posts tagged as: #MDSTL

Mary Miss / City as a Living Laboratory Route Map

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Join artist Mary Miss and St. Louis area architects, urban designers, artists, and biologists from Danforth Plant Sciences Center and the Botanical Gardens on a walk from Pruitt-Igoe to Pulitzer Arts Foundation, to discuss sustainability and design in St. Louis.

Meet at the corner of 23rd and Cass Avenue at 9 am on Saturday, August 2, 2014.

The walk will… Read More >

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NRDC & Jenny Kendler spy milkweed and monarchs on Chicago City Hall’s green roof

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Artist Jenny Kendler and NRDC’s¬†upcoming project for MD/STL, Milkweed Dispersal Balloons raises awareness about monarch butterflies, and their recent population decline due to climate change and the decrease in milkweed, monarch¬†caterpillars’ only food source.

Milkweed Dispersal Balloons aims to provide an art experience for the viewer, while simultaneously creating an urban source of milkweed for future generations… Read More >

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St. Louis Food as a Model for Citizenship

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by Kristin Fleischmann Brewer, Manager of Programs at Pulitzer Arts Foundation

Food culture in St. Louis demonstrates citizenship and artistic practice at its best.¬† Quality, taste, and relationships drive farm-to-table trends, and have become an example of how food culture is a successful model for climate change solutions on a city-wide scale. As a self-identified food gourmand outside my role… Read More >

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The Chicago Reader on NRDC Artist-in-Residence Jenny Kendler

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Natural Resources Defense Council and artist Jenny Kendler will bring “Milkweed Dispersal Balloons” to St. Louis for Marfa Dialogues. The project is a mobile food cart that will distribute milkweed seeds across the area, to strengthen the declining monarch butterfly population.

The Natural Selection of Jenny Kendler

Artist and environmental activist Jenny Kendler makes complex work about the weird relationship… Read More >

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