Sustainable Vows (Art, Sustainability and Urban Farming Fest)
Date(s) - 08/02/2014
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Art Depth brings the issue of sustainability and urban farming center stage at one of Chicago’s largest, most centrally located urban farms- CITY FARM (located at Division and Clybourn) on August 2, 2014. All are invited to this all-ages event to experience the calming effects of farming with Chicago’s skyline as the backdrop, to learn about the importance of sustainability and to create art.
“Sustainable Vows” will feature interactive art-making, fresh food workshops, multiple craft tables, sustainable businesses, projects & practices, live music, featured artists creating on-site, farm tours, fair-trade shopping, a grounded Capoeira performance with all-ages percussive and capoeira workshop by Quilombo Cultural Center, living installation with a model in up cycled inner-tube couture by Brigid Ko, contemporary moss signage by renowned Chicag-based artist Yva Neal, a special note by City Farm’s founder, Ken Dunn, and much more. This is one summer fest-lasting a mere five hours and packed with activities- for those interested in art, sustainability, urban and alternative farming.
Featured Artists include Jyl Bonaguro, Alan Bovinett, Lauren Feece, Keith Gerling, Brigid Ko, Liana Li, Yva Neal, Angeloca Robles and Robert Stevenson. Live Musical Performances by Bowl of Dust & Co, Anna Soltys and the Familiar, Pastel Fractal, River Valley Rangers and DJ ROMASOUL. Sponsors include Blick Art Materials (Lincoln Park), Buena Vegan Social Club, Casa Couture, Chicago Costume, City Farm, Gabmaster.com, Greenheart Shop, Modern Fabrics, Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing, Spark Your Art (with Ellen Gradman), The Resource Center, Quilumbo Cultural Center International Capoeria Angola Foundation Chicago, and VEZ.
Visit http://www.artdepth.org for Detailed Event Schedule & Featured Artist Bios.
Location: CITY FARM (1204 N Clybourn) & N. Cleveland St between Division & Clybourn
Cost: Suggested Donation: $10, no-charge to Art Depth MembersCategory(ies)