Posts in category EcoArt projects

Noise Awareness pizza boxes laid to r...

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It was the best year yet for the Noise Awareness festival, and once again pizza was the sustenance that helped sustain the sonic mayhem into the early hours of the morning. Could it be that the intense sounds of that evening are now somehow encoded in the fibers of cardboard like grooves on a record – or perhaps in […]

The Real Food Challenge GMU

The Real Food Challenge GMU

Participant Julie Ross PROJECT PROPOSAL The issue of focus is food in the dining halls and the lack of transparency surrounding it. Students literally don’t know what is in their food or where it is coming from. In order to have a safer and healthier food environment on campus, there needs to be more information […]

The Navy Shower

The Navy Shower

The Navy Shower by Julie Ross PROJECT PROPOSAL The biological process of cleaning oneself in order to retain good health and/or attract a mate meets the cultural idea of shower as a place to become more beautiful or relax or think. Cleanliness is not the only objective in the shower. If it was and the […]

Water Taste Test

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Water Tasting A project by Paul Beatty for AVT 385 EcoArt Issue = Plastic Water Bottle Waste Method of Activism = Demonstration / Participatory Event Suggestion = Conduct a water tasting activity in which people taste a variety of waters and state which is the best. Inform them about water regulations and plastic consumption/waste Bottled […]

Farifax: 3 Construction Sites

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Farifax: 3 Construction Sites A project by Paul Beatty for AVT 385 EcoArt Documentation and Project Summary: In order to convey how previously tree-dominated areas and local farms have succumbed to large-scale construction projects, I have documented numerous construction sites that I have come across during my normal daily travel routine (Burke to Fairfax/GMU).  Over […]

Draw & Gnaw

Draw & Gnaw

  Draw 2 Gnaw Open to all visitors: Art and Design Building. Local food potluck and collaborative food system drawing. All food grown, purchased, and prepared within a 50 mile radius of George Mason University campus. Homemade drawing charcoal made by Chris Rusinko. Food prepared and drawing initiated by Chris Rusinko, Anthony Frank, Melanie Columbus, Zora Khan, Mary […]

Is Your Plate Sustainable?

Is Your Plate Sustainable?

What’s on Your Plate? An interactive project by Christina Peranski BFA Senior Project with Peter Winant, Faculty Advisors, Gail Scott White, Mark Cooley

VermiPunk Zine

VermiPunk Zine

Decompose it Yourself: a “DIY” vermiPunk zine download pdf zine by John Q. Barnes an AVT 385 EcoArt project, Professor: Mark Cooley

greens & screens

greens & screens

  Public local food potluck and movie night. All food grown, purchased, and prepared within a 50 mile radius of the George Mason University Campus. Films shown, Food Inc., and Dirt. Participants: Judy Almond, Andrew Kennedy, Tito Araujo, Brian Dang, Erika Santoyo, Valdy Sica, Shanna Carvell, Carrie Idol-Richards, Mark Cooley, Beth Hall, Celia Cooley & more… an AVT 385 EcoArt project, […]

SoA window garden

SoA window garden

Hydroponic window garden built and installed in the Art and Design Building by April Lyons and Stacey Vassil. an AVT 385 EcoArt project, Professor: Mark Cooley