FRIDAY - SUNDAY INTRODUCTION TO PERMACULTURE + SUSTAINABLE LIVING COURSE
Performance Art + Permaculture
Presented by Alex Chellet, Permaculturist [Mexico]
GRACE FARM Binnewater Road, Rosendale, NY
Permaculture is a design system based on ethics and design principles which can be used to guide efforts made by individuals, households and communities towards a sustainable future.
Sliding Scale tuitiion! Frpm $160-what you can afford and barter
PRICE INCLUDES: all materials used for the course workshops / 3 vegetarian-vegan meals per day/ outdoor- indoor camping space/ access to 100 acres of beautiful land with ponds, lakes, fields and forests to walk around.
* Bring your own camoing gear and be prepared for rustic living!*
ALEJANDRO CHELLET [Mexico]
Alejandro Chellet (1990) is a multidisciplinary artist living and working in Mexico City. Chellet has a diploma in both Bio Architecture and Permaculture. He is the co-founder of Cualti Mexico, an urban agriculture and social change project and the coordinator at the Permaculture Centre of Education of Palenque. Chellet is also the manager of an organic cattle ranch in Chiapas.
ALEJANDRO CHELLET: I am interested in social and environmental problematics. I have funded and work in an urban agriculture project in Mexico City for five years now. Recently I have been travelling and hanging out with punks, squatters, ecologists, political activists, organic farmers, permaculturalists, and artists. I believe that today’s youth should act in the same way people have done before and raise their voice to say what we really want and seek for our future. I see a world of fast changes and big uncertainty, where art and all the paraphernalia of which it consists does nothing to point out our daily important troubles. I dare to say that we need a new beginning. If art is there to help the people and to make them feel and understand this world, then we need to start right now. Performance art (activism, all kinds of street interventions, occupying, live art) is the newest way of expression and the closest to the audience. Because of this I always look forward to the opportunity to participate, stay informed and collaborate with different people on projects and express myself in anyway possible, learn, teach, dig, sow, build compost toilets, move, plant trees, talk, jump and fly.www.alejandrochellet.info/permaculture.html
THE GRAY ZONE, KINGSTON - GRACE EXHIBITION SPACE, BROOKLYN - GRACE FARM, RROSENDALE
GRAY ZONE for Performance Art in KINGSTON, NY - opened Saturday, November 9, 2013 by the Directors of the GRACE EXHIBITION SPACE in Brooklyn
1. An area intermediate between two mutually exclusive states or categories, where the border between the two is fuzzy.
2. It exists in a grey area between legal and illegal.
3. topic that is not clearly one thing or the other, that is open to interpretation.
4. Synonyms[ (an area intermediate between two mutually exclusive states or categories): penumbra
The Gray Zone, Kingston and The Grace Exhibition Space, Brooklyn are run the by husband and wife team of Jill McDermid and Erik Hokanson
Presenting a Performance Art Gallery:
PERFORMANCE ART is not theater, dance, spoken-word, painting, poetry or sculpture yet it is all of these.
GRAY ZONE, KINGSTON continues the founding mission of the Grace Exhibition Space in Brooklyn: the Glorification of Performance Art, yet in a location more loudly resonant in Nature. Gray Zone on the Rondout is only yards away from the Hudson River estuary that provides life-sustaining water for agriculture and wildlife. Gray Zone is on Broadway, a life-sustaining thoroughfare through all of the variances of the City of Kingston, itself in a gray area surrounded by river, mountains, farms and towns.
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Grace, n. - simple elegance or refinement of movement
Grace Period - an extended period granted as a special favor
The Three Graces (Greek Mythology) - charm, grace, and beauty
Opened in 2006, Grace Exhibition Space is devoted exclusively to Performance Art. We offer an opportunity to experience visceral and challenging works by the current generation of international performance artists whether emerging, mid-career or established. Our events are presented on the floor, not on a stage, dissolving the boundary between artist and viewer. This is how performance art is meant to be experienced and our mission is the glorification of performance art.
Grace Exhibition Space presents over 30 curated live performance art exhibitions each year, showcasing new work by more than 400 performance artists from across the United States and the world since 2006.
Grace Exhibition Space for International Performance Art Space IRS tax-exempt 501(c)3 status in 2015.
Grace Exhibition Space follows the We Have a Voice Collectives Code of Conduct to Promote Safe(r) Workplaces in the Performing Arts For more information and resources, visit: www.wehavevoice.org