“Women Innovators in Art & Agriculture”- YOUNITY x Sarah Lawrence Panel Discussion

 In conjunction with the art exhibition GODDESShood: Our land is our jewel, on view at the Yonkers Public Library from September 10 – December 4, 2011, the Younity female urban art collective and Sarah Lawrence College present a roundtable discussion on art as a social change agent and its relationship to sustainable agriculture and development. Panelists will contribute and exchange knowledge on current trends in seed exchanges, permaculture, issues in small to medium scale farming, urban agriculture, and artist driven sustainable development projects.

Women Innovators in Art & Agriculture

 Saturday, November 12, 2011 3 p.m.

Heimbold Visual Arts Center

Sarah Lawrence College

Kimball Avenue, Yonkers 10708 (Bronxville P.O.)

Panelists:

Alice Mizrachi, Artist / Co-founder, Younity Arts, Queens, NY

Co-curator GODDESShood: Our land is our jewel

Cory Tixier, Founder, Pure Habitat, New York / Permaculturist, New Mexico

Elissa Blount Moorhead, Vice Director / Director of Design, Programming and Exhibitions, Weeksville Heritage Center, Brooklyn, New York

Molly Meehan, CAES Community Outreach and Education Coordinator, Accokeek Foundation and Community Farm, Accokeek, Maryland

Founder, Centro Ashe, Washington DC / Costa Rica

 Moderator:

Diana McClure, Artist/Curator/Writer/Editor, Brooklyn, NY

Co-curator GODDESShood: Our land is our jewel

For directions and parking information please visit: http://www.slc.edu/directions

YOUNITY Panel Discussion(2)

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