21 July 2011

Call for Artists!

Amplify Action: Sustainability through the Arts

An Exhibition at Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation’s Skylight Gallery

For more information about this exhibition and to see the open Call for Artists, visit www.amplifyaction.org.
(BROOKLYN, NY) Spring 2012 – Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation (BSRC), the Pratt Center for Community Development and Pratt’s Initiative for Arts, Community, and Social Change (IACSC) are honored to announce the presentation of Amplify Action: Sustainability through the Arts, an exhibition of works that will be presented by the Skylight Gallery, a department of BSRC's Center for Arts and Culture, created by both local artists and artists abroad that promote a civic dialogue about community sustainability. Please join the artists for the opening reception in spring 2012 at the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation’s Skylight Gallery, 1368 Fulton Street, 3rd Floor, Brooklyn, New York.
Amplify Action: Sustainability through the Arts demonstrates how arts, culture and media are powerful catalysts for social change, and aims to engage neighborhoods in a dialogue about sustainable living, making healthy consumer choices, and taking environmental action. Works in the exhibit will directly and indirectly examine the different components of sustainability such as, but not limited to: ecology, economy, equity, environmental consciousness, resource conservation and efficiency, agriculture, architecture, infrastructure, environmental justice and health.
Works submitted should examine any aspect of sustainability including ecology, economy, equity, resource conservation and efficiency, environmental consciousness, pollution, agriculture, and health.  The works selected for this exhibition will showcase sustainable actions, ideas that present new approaches to sustainable living, works that depict issues and concerns related to sustainability, or works that inspire sustainable practices.
This is a juried exhibition with a deadline to submit work of September 9, 2011.

To learn more about the organizations involved, please visit the websites below:
Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation - http://www.restorationplaza.org/
The Rockefeller Foundation - http://www.rockefellerfoundation.org/
Pratt Center for Community Development - http://prattcenter.net/
Pratt’s Initiative for Arts Community and Social Change - http://prattiacsc.org    

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