Climate Action Plan Rally Wednesday 3/18 1:30-3

Climate Action Plan Rally Wednesday 3/18 1:30-3

Posted by on Feb 19, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

DMC AtriumJoin us in learning about and standing for the new MassArt Climate Action Plan drafted by faculty, staff, and students from the MassArt Sustainability Initiative.  Learn about what our goals for meaningful presence, curriculum, and actions need to be in the face of the climate crisis.  Food, making tables, collaborative art projects, film screening, […]

ADDRESSING THE FASHION INDUSTRY’S TEXTILE WASTE ISSUE

ADDRESSING THE FASHION INDUSTRY’S TEXTILE WASTE ISSUE

Posted by on Feb 19, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Camille Tagle, Director of Reuse Partnerships at FabScrap  Addressing the Fashion Industry’s Textile Waste Issue Camille will discuss the fashion industry’s textile waste issue, including residential versus commercial waste, what happens in the design process to contribute to the waste issue, information about headers, the supply chain, and the fashion industry in general.  As an […]

Eric Benson lecture 3/31 5pm

Eric Benson lecture 3/31 5pm

Posted by on Feb 19, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Fresh Press Paper Lab: The Designer as Engineer, Craftsperson, and ActivistLecture by Eric BensonTuesday March 31 5pm K406Eric Benson is the creator of the internationally recognized and award-winning sustainable design website re-nourish.org and head of the Fresh Press Agri-Fiber Paper Lab, which explores the potential of papermaking to be zero waste, environmentally sustainable, and a catalyst for […]

Knitting Workshop 2/27 Thursday 7-8:30pm

Knitting Workshop 2/27 Thursday 7-8:30pm

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Sustainably Stitched: A Knitting WorkshopLead by Lauren ComeratoThursday February 27 7-8:30pm D110Come learn to knit by using repurposed articles of clothing, found fibers, and recycled materials in the Sustainability Studio D110 Bring your own clothes to repurpose. We will provide knitting needles

Heading for Extinction XR talk

Heading for Extinction XR talk

Posted by on Feb 19, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Heading for Extinction and What to do About It?  A talk by the Extinction Rebellion Tuesday February 25 7-8pm D110co-sponsored by MassArt Action for the Planet.  We are in the midst of an unprecedented climate crisis and ecological breakdown that threatens the continuation of life as we know it: record atmospheric carbon levels, global temperature rise, deforestation, […]

Mary Mattingly and Kirsten Swenson

Mary Mattingly and Kirsten Swenson

Posted by on Feb 19, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Mary Mattingly in conversation with UMASS Lowell art historian Kirsten Swenson: How can art and utopian thought cultivate systematic social change?  Tuesday March 3rd at 6:30pm, Kennedy 406   Mary Mattingly is a visual artist who works in social practice, photography, performance, and installation (marymattingly.com). Among her recent projects is Swale, an edible landscape established on […]

Student photographs at Anti-Trump Rally last semester

Student photographs at Anti-Trump Rally last semester

Posted by on Jan 25, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Images from Massachusetts College of Art and Design student Kayla Rich tell a modern story of civil protest reminiscent of our past. This is a series I did using photographs I’ve taken at recent protests in Boston rallying against hatred, xenophobia, sexism, homophobia, and more. While editing my photos, I noticed how much they looked […]

Emelie Bergh 16′ featured in Rising Tide

Emelie Bergh 16′ featured in Rising Tide

Posted by on Nov 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Check out the great writeup about Emelie Bergh’s senior fashion thesis collection in Design Indaba Rising Tide: Fashion that address the end of the world Emelie Bergh’s collection Rising Tide captures her feelings of dread and presents an impression of the impact of climate change on the levels of the ocean.  

Posted by on Oct 24, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

From MassArt student: Francisco Ormaza who is at Standing Rock creating art to support the protection of water against the building of the DAPL Pipelin: My friends and family,  this is a mass message to spread information about the current actions at the standing rock resistance.  As you may know in the conflicts at standing […]

10/19 COF Center for Sustainability Student Social

10/19 COF Center for Sustainability Student Social

Posted by on Oct 10, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Please join us for the Fall 2016 Student Social, Pizza and Climate Initiative Simulation  from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on 10/19/16 –  at MassArt Design and Media Center — 3rd floor, Huntington Room.   $500 sustainability mini-grants will also be discussed.  Green Teams will have pre-event social starting at 5 p.m.    Please RSVP via http://cofteachin.eventbrite.com/ before 10/17. […]