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Environmental Entanglement: Nature in Art & Performance

November 8th 1p - 3p

Location: CMU Bovee Center Auditorium

Adelka Polak, mixed media performing artist, and Denise Whitebread Fanning, installation artist, will discuss their respective and collaborative practices of integrating nature within their creative processes. Participants will be invited to explore the integration of nature, art, and performance through hands-on interactive activity. 

Projections of Place: Celebrating Daily Encounters with Nature

November 8th 3p - 5p

Location: CMU Bovee Center Auditorium

How does an artist use video, interview, and projection mapping to highlight natural beauty while engaging in environmental activism? Join multimedia designer Kate Freer in exploring how technology can be used in art making practices to investigate, communicate, and celebrate. Participants will utilize on site filmmaking, natural resources, and documentary techniques to create a living digital sculpture to celebrate nature. You are invited to think outside the screen.


November 8th

Location: CMU Bovee Center Auditorium

Join Denison Visiting Scholar and interdisciplinary artist Ty Defoe for an engaging panel discussion on “Gifts For The River.” Panelists include: Adelka Polak, Alan Shi, Dr. Ari Berk, Ph.D.,                         Dani Sineway, Denise Whitebread-Fanning, Heather Trommer-Beardslee, Hunter Sagaskie, Kate Freer, Skylar Lynch, and Taylor Brook.

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November 9th

Location: Pleasant City Coffee

205 W Broadway St, Mt Pleasant

Gifts for the River Peotry Slam with CMU Word Hammer Slam Poets

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