Art, Science and Sustainable Community Symposium
The Art, Science and Sustainable Community Symposium, hosted by Richland College, will feature 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.
1:00 PM Refreshment and Check-in
1:30 PM Dance: Shelley Cushman’s “Choking the Earth? Just take those off clothes & join the water in D-Flat “
1:55 PM KEYNOTE: Ignacio Bunster
Lead architect for Trinity Parks Lake Design, Dallas, TX
3:00 PM Breakout Sessions
Panel 1: Responding to the World:
Paul Villinksi: Artist, New York, NY
Chris Taylor: Director of Land Arts of the American West, Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock, TX.
Sean Garman: Perkins+Will Architect, Dallas, TX
Panel 2: Developing a Sustainable Future:
Karla Klay: Artist Boat, Executive Director, Galveston, TX
Elizabeth Dunbar: ArtHouse Assoc. Director and Curator, Austin, TX
Sarah Jane Semrad: La Reunion, co-founder, Dallas, TX
4:00 PM Sabine Hall Science Building group tours lead by
4:45 PM Re-convene as we move to the Brazos Gallery.
5:00-7 PM Opening for “Water: More or Less,” a regional juried art exhibit
(food will be provided)
5:30 PM Juror Talk & Awards Presentation: Paul Villinski, Brazos Gallery