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ICE Conversation: Elizabeth Corr

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ICE Conversation: Elizabeth Corr
Thursday, November 10 at Noon
Lamar Dodd Building Room S160

Environmental Advocacy + Art Partnerships

Elizabeth Corr, Art Partnerships Manager with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), will share examples of projects that combine art, science, and environmental activism. Sponsored by Watershed UGA and ICE.

Elizabeth Corr works with artists, architects, and designers to heighten public awareness of and interest in the environmental issues that face today’s communities. She launched NRDC’s Artist-in-Residence program and is expanding support for NRDC’s art and climate-related projects, from such organizations as the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, the Public Concern Foundation, and the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts.

Reading: “How Artists and Environmental Activists Both Do Better” Together by Elizabeth Corr and Jenny Kendler
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ICE Conversation: Stephen Wood

ICE Conversation: Stephen Wood
Friday, November 11 at 1 PM
Lamar Dodd Building Room S160

Stephen Wood is a composer, educator, and performer who travels the United States in search of inspiration from our country’s wildest places. He has served as Composer-in-Residence for Cumberland Island National Seashore, the Okefenokee N.W.R., the Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex, Red River Gorge Geological Area, and participated in Denali N.P.’s monumental Composing in the Wilderness Field Seminar.

ICE Conversation: Ecovention

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ICE Conversation: Ecovention
Wednesday, October 26 at Noon
Lamar Dodd Building Room S160

How can the artistic imagination be made practical and visionary in the environmental movement? Join this ICE conversation for a survey on historical and current art projects and movements that are designed to help restore ecosystems.

ICE Events During Spotlight on the Arts

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UGA Spotlight on the Arts
November 2-13
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ICE Conversation: Elizabeth Corr
Thursday, November 10 at Noon
ICE, Lamar Dodd building room S160

Elizabeth Corr, Art Partnerships Manager with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), will share examples of projects that combine art, science, and environmental activism. Sponsored by Watershed UGA and ICE.

Elizabeth Corr works with artists, architects, and designers to heighten public awareness of and interest in the environmental issues that face today’s communities. She launched NRDC’s Artist-in-Residence program and is expanding support for NRDC’s art and climate-related projects, from such organizations as the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, the Public Concern Foundation, and the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts. Corr holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and gender studies and a master’s degree in African studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

Arts + Environment Roundtable
Thursday, November 10 at 4 PM
Miller Learning Center Room 350

How Artists, Scientists, and Environmental Activists Can Work Together

A roundtable discussion featuring special guest Elizabeth Corr, Art Partnerships Manager with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Laurie Fowler, Watershed UGA, Chris Cuomo, Philosophy/Women’s Studies, Lizzie King, Ecology/Forestry, Nate Nibbelink, Center for Integrative Conservation Research (CICR), and moderated by Mark Callahan, ICE. Sponsored by Watershed UGA and ICE. Winners of the “Daylighting the Watersheds” Design Competition will also be announced.

Driftmier Woods Happening
Friday, November 11 at 11 AM
Driftmier Woods

A site-specific performance featuring sound and movement in Driftmier Woods, a small area of old-growth forest on campus adjacent to Driftmier Engineering Center.

ICE Conversation: Stephen Wood
Friday, November 11 at 1 PM
ICE, Lamar Dodd building room S160

Stephen Wood is a composer, educator, and performer who travels the United States in search of inspiration from our country’s wildest places. He has served as Composer-in-Residence for Cumberland Island National Seashore, the Okefenokee N.W.R., the Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex, Red River Gorge Geological Area, and participated in Denali N.P.’s monumental Composing in the Wilderness Field Seminar. Wood received his B.A. in Composition from The Ohio State University and his M.M. in Jazz Studies from Georgia State University.

ICE Open House

ICE Open House
Friday, October 7 from 6-8 PM
Lamar Dodd Building Room S160

Stop by the ICE studio and meet the new recipients of Graduate Assistantships in Interdisciplinary Arts Research, Carla Cao (Music), Matt Flores (Art), and Rebecca Jackson (Theatre and Film Studies). This event coincides with the Lamar Dodd School of Art “Art Party Extravaganza!” and will feature a collaborative installation by the ICE Grads.

Storyboard Workshop (10/5)

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Storyboard Workshop
Wednesday, October 5th at 4 PM
4th Floor Conference Room Holmes/Hunter Academic Building

Free and open to all. Join UGA artists and researchers to share ideas and create storyboards for a new graphic novel and animation project that explores the history, politics, and intrigue of nuclear weapons. Hosted by Dr. Sara Z. Kutchesfahani, Executive Director, Center for International Trade and Security, UGA and Kyle Morrison, ICE Graduate Research Assistant and Vice President of the Society for Students in Animation.