Image via @LexiBella, Instagram.
From New York City to Berlin and beyond, artists take to the streets to claim unsanctioned public spaces in which to communicate statements about heated political and social issues––impassioned pleas to the masses for action about critical problems like climate change.
Art For Climate Change
To be unveiled in time for the United Nations Climate Action Summit and Climate Week NYC 2019, Brooklyn-based Greenpoint Innovations has teamed with artists Danielle Mastrion and Lexi Bella to create a mural at NYC’s Newtown Creek Superfund site–an effort to illustrate how cities can restore ecosystems and combat climate change through nature-based solutions.
The mural is part of the organization’s newly launched Greenpoint EARTH, which
will be Greenpoint Innovations‘s creative hub for its #ArtPlusPurpose initiative, the organization’s project for advancing climate goals through public art and clean tech activations.
• 09/21 Mural will be unveiled for the first time to the public at the 4th Annual Kingsland Wildflowers Festival—all are welcome to join. More info here.
• 09/27 The “VIP Clean Cruise Climate Street Art Viewing Celebration” organized in partnership with Harbor Harvest and Clean Marine Energy. The event is by invitation only—request your invite here with subject line “VIP Clean Cruise.”
VIP Clean Cruise Climate Street Art Viewing Celebration
The public will have the opportunity to participate in a “VIP Clean Cruise Climate Street Art Viewing Celebration” –a voyage aboard the first hybrid electric cargo vessel taking them on the East River from Manhattan to the site of the mural at Newtown Creek. Part of the Federal Marine Highway program operated by Harbor Harvest in collaboration with SW/TCH Maritime, the catamaran operates without emissions or environmental impac