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FSU Department of Art Professor Co-Moderates Art & Environmental Justice Online Panel

Published February 14, 2024


A Climate for Change: Art & Environmental Justice in Baltimore, MDOnline Panel DiscussionTuesday, Feb 20th at 7pmZoom link: to attendCo-Presented by the Atlantika Collective and the Office of Exhibitions, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)Moderated by Billy Friebele (Associate Professor, Studio Arts, Loyola University Maryland) and Katie Kehoe (Assistant Professor, Department of Art, Florida State University)Panelists:• Activists Fighting a Human Crematorium in Baltimore, The York Road Partnership• Laure Drogoul, Artist and Educator, MICA• Barbara Johnson, Community Advocacy Senior Manager, Blue Water Baltimore• Hugh Pocock, Artist, Educator and Founding Coordinator of the Minor in Sustainability and Social Practice and Major in Ecosystems, Sustainability and Justice, MICAThis online panel will bring together activists and artist/educators who are working to cultivate sustainable futures and fight for environmental justice in Baltimore, MD. Activists from the York Road Partnership fighting a human crematorium will discuss their campaign against a crematorium on York Road and the impending threat of air pollution; Laure Drogoul, artist/educator, will share techniques for teaching students how to the use salvaged material as raw material in the creation of art; Community Advocacy Senior Manager, Barbara Johnson with Blue Water Baltimore will share approaches for making safe, clean water a reality in Baltimore; and Hugh Pocock, artist/educator, will discuss his part in forming the Ecosystems, Sustainability and Justice major at MICA.This online panel is co-presented by the Atlantika Collective and MICA Exhibitions, as complementary programming to the exhibition Climate for Change, which runs to March 3 at MICA’s Pinkard Gallery, Bunting Building, 1401 W. Mt. Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD.