MEADSoup, Opportunity for Artists, Designers, Farmers, Engineers

Do you or some creative person you know have a great idea that contributes to saving the environment or promotes self-sufficiency?  Please spread the word about this chance to get valuable visibility and feedback — MEADSoup is like a Pecha Kucha with an environmental bent, only the audience gets to vote, so you might walk […]

Do you or some creative pMEADerson you know have a great idea that contributes to saving the environment or promotes self-sufficiency?  Please spread the word about this chance to get valuable visibility and feedback — MEADSoup is like a Pecha Kucha with an environmental bent, only the audience gets to vote, so you might walk away with a little cash in your pocket!

Present in 6 minutes an art or design project with a focus on climate change and environmental concerns
Where: Augusta Civic Center at the Climate Solutions Expo
When: Wednesday March 12
Time: 1:30pm – 3:00pm
To apply to be a March 12 presenter: Submit an image (could be a drawing) and a brief, 200-word, description of the project and how it addresses the theme.
Please send to: meadmaineorg@gmail.com
All proposals are due on Feburary 10, 2014
Visit: http://meadmaine.org

Please check out the Climate Solutions Expo website as well, and contact meadmaine@gmail.com or Martha Piscuskas, martha@waterfallarts.org with any questions.

MEAD is a collaboration of Maine artists, curators, and supporters exploring the question: “How can art and design help solve environmental problems?”  MEAD will encourage commitment to solutions-oriented art and design, facilitate networked engagement of individuals and organizations in Maine producing, curating, and supporting art focused on environment, and promote creative activity by the same. Projects include MEADSoup, a micro-funding event for good ideas, and MEADLab, a hands-on workshop experience.   Collaborators include Waterfall Arts, Unity College, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Maine Farmland Trust.

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