Posts Tagged ‘Bonnie Ora Sherk’

Apr20

A Living Library & Bonnie Ora Sherk Featured in United Nations 75th Anniversary Journal

It is with great excitement and honor that we announce A Living Library & Bonnie Ora Sherk’s inclusion in the recently published United Nations 75th Anniversary Commemorative Journal !

In this illustrated interview shown below, Bonnie Ora Sherk discusses her development of A Living Library and highlights the organization’s work with climate change, transforming environments, teaching students of all ages about natural systems and principals, and goal to create place-based Branch Living Library & Think Parks – locally and globally.

Included in Article are Before, During, & After photos of the Ecological Transformation of James Denman Middle School Rear Yard (2017-18). The Rear Yard Transformation expands A.L.L.’s larger OMI/Excelsior Living Library & Think Park, which was designed by Bonnie Ora Sherk and Life Frames, Inc., non-profit sponsor of A Living Library.  This transformative work is maintained in partnership with students from the four adjacent San Francisco Unified School District and community participation.

CENTERPOINT NOW, “Are we there yet?”  Publication commemorating the UN’s 75th anniversary with works and commentary by international artists, activists, innovators, academics, and policy-makers

Now online:  CENTERPOINT NOW, “Are we there yet?”

Limited edition hard copy - Press release attached.  Whole Journal plus Article follows below.

Together, these transformations from gray to green radiate out to the wider neighborhoods, creating vital, diverse, lush, and themed Learning Zones while connecting communities throughout the Islais Creek Watershed, the largest in San Francisco.  Please see Interview in the UN Journal on pages 102-103 in the online journal, linked here.  Press release also linked here.  2 Page Interview is also pasted below.

Jan05

A.L.L. Green Futures Spring 2019 Paid Internship For Middle & High School Students

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A unique opportunity for Middle & High School students to engage in gardening, cooking and creative arts while gaining real-world experience in green job skills and sustainable business practices through integrated hands-on learning program. Fill out the PUC-DCYF-Spring 2019 ALL Green Futures Application Form today!

Nov06

Bonnie Ora Sherk: Presentation & Exhibition of Work-In-Progress for Green-Powered Digital Gateways To Interconnect A Living Library Branches

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You are cordially invited to attend a Presentation & Exhibition of Work-In-Progress for Green-Powered Digital Gateways by Bonnie Ora Sherk.  A Green-Powered Digital Gateway  is a multifunctional, sculptural and ecological element in the landscape that will do many things: draw water forth from the ground as needed, showcase local community resources through diverse digital displays showcasing multimedia archives of the area, and allow for live, interactive broadcast from diverse Branch Living Library & Think Parks – locally and globally.  This phase of Green-Powered Digital Gateways development is funded by the San Francisco Arts Commission.

WHERE: 

Lower Garden, OMI/Excelsior Living Library & Think Park on Oneida Avenue off San Jose Avenue between Ocean and Geneva Avenues adjacent to James Denman Middle School and San Miguel Early Education School.  

Take BART to Balboa Station:  Walk left on Geneva one block to San Jose Avenue.  Make left on San Jose Avenue, walk two blocks, make right on Oneida, On right side of street, mid-block is Lower Garden.

(This is an outdoor space with no exact street address, but it is between 333 Oneida and 241 Oneida, San Francisco, CA 94112).

WHEN:

November 15 ~ Presentation with Bonnie Ora Sherk:  2:30 PM

November 15 ~  Exhibition: 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM

November 16 ~ Three Presentations with Bonnie Ora Sherk: 10:00 AM | 10:50 AM | 11:50 AM

November 16 ~  Exhibition: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

For more information: info@alivinglibrary.org / 212-242-1700

Green Powered Digital Gateways

Green-Powered Digital Gateway 2 © Bonnie Ora Sherk

 
Oct24

Celebrating Fall With Some Wonderful Visitors In Roosevelt Island Living Library & Think Park, NYC

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Fall is here! In Roosevelt Island Living Library & Think Park - a verdant, blooming, organic garden of flowers, fruit, herbs and vegetables, it is time to enjoy nature's bountiful magic. We have a number of visitors appreciating and enjoying the beauty of the Garden. Please enjoy a few pictures of our wonderful visitors, without whom the Garden would had been incomplete. (more…)

Oct19

A Living Library & Crossroads Community (The Farm) On View at Centro de Arte y Naturaleza-Fundación Beulas in Huesca, Spain

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Bonnie Ora Sherk is exhibiting A Living Library and Crossroads Community (the farm) in her new art installation: Evolution of Life Frames: 1974-Presentat Centro de Arte y Naturaleza-Fundación Beulas (CDAN), in Huesca, Spain. The exhibition opened on October 18, Territories That Matter: Art, Gender And Ecology, is curated by Juan Guardiola, Director, CDAN and Patricia Mayayo, Lecturer, Art History Department, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Territories That Matter investigates the complex inter-relationships between gender politics, contemporary art and environmental issues, and emphasizes the contributions of women artists in the field of art and ecology. Read more about this exhibition. 

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Image Credit: Centro de Arte y Naturaleza-Fundación Beulas (CDAN)

Director of CDAN, Juan Guardiola, has also invited Bonnie Ora Sherk to have a one person exhibition at the Museum in 2020.

Stay tuned to get updates about Bonnie Ora Sherk’s installation in this and upcoming exhibitions at CDAN.

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