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About Rahmani Aviva


Biography: Aviva Rahmani is an ecological artist who works with scientists to design solutions to degraded environments. She began her career as a performance artist in the late sixties, is an Affiliate at the Institute for Arctic and Alpine research (INSTAAR), University of Colorado at Boulder (UCB) and a researcher with the Zurich-Node group of the University of Plymouth, United Kingdom. Best known for her seminal work, "Ghost Nets" 1990-2000 (www.ghostnets.com), Rahmani received an Arts and Healing Network 2009 award for her work on water. Her current new media project on the impact of extractive industries and climate change, Gulf to Gulf (2009- present), is a collaboration with scientists, fiscally sponsored by the New York Foundation for the Arts. Previous ecological art projects have resulted in the restoration of a former dump site to a flourishing wetland system (Ghost Nets) and helped catalyze a USDA expenditure of $500,000 to restore 26 acres of critical wetlands habitat (the Blue Rocks project) in the Gulf of Maine. In 2009, she began presenting performance workshops of her theoretical approach to environmental restoration, "Trigger Point Theory as Aesthetic Activism. "

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ECOARTNETWORK MEMBERS FINALISTS FOR THE 2014 FULLER CHALLENGE

  September 23, 2014, New York City – The Buckminster Fuller Institute is pleased to announce the Finalists for the 2014 Fuller Challenge. Now in its 7th cycle, The Fuller Challenge invites designers, architects, activists, entrepreneurs, artists, planners and scientists, from … finish reading ECOARTNETWORK MEMBERS FINALISTS FOR THE 2014 FULLER CHALLENGE

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Conference

    Articulating our purpose for the proposed conference/ unconference at the School of Visual Arts October 2012   I am very glad Mary Jo has posted on the website. Thank you for kicking things off.   In articulating our … finish reading Conference

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