March 15 – April 24, 2018
Hazardous Beauty features artists Alejandro Durán and Willie Cole as they use their creativity to interpret the environmental problems of plastic pollution and explore the impact from our increasing disposable culture. Through aesthetically beautiful works and educational programming, the viewer reflects on the collision of consumer culture on the natural world. Curated by Ellen Hawley.
Thursday, March 15, 6 – 8 pm – Opening Reception, Hazardous Beauty
Saturday, March 17, 2 – 3 pm – Artist Talk: Alejandro Durán and Willie Cole
Friday, March 23, 6 – 7:45 pm – Art Lounge: Extended Gallery Hours prior to Friends Friday Film: A Plastic Ocean
Friday, March 23, 7:45 – 9:30 pm – Friends Friday Film: A Plastic Ocean documentary in the Cole Auditorium
Saturday, April 7, 3 – 4:30 pm – Panel Discussion “Plastic & Microplastics in our Long Island Sound” in the Cole Auditorium
See what books and DVDs are available here at Greenwich Library on the subject of the collision of consumer culture on the natural world:
A Plastic Ocean, 2017 – DVD
Enclosure, by Andy Goldsworthy, 2007 – Book
Life Without Plastic, by Chantal Plamondon and Jay Sindha, 2017 – Book
Inside the Garbage of the World, 2016 – Downloadable Video
The Zero Waste Solution by P.H. Connet, 2013 – Book
Eco-Friendly Crafting With Kids by Kate Lilly, 2012 – Book
Anomaly Factor Productions is a media content production and distribution company that raises awareness for social impact related to environmentalism, education, women and girls, and mental health.