The International Network Of Social Journalist & Nina Torres Fine Art Present Art & Environment: A Conversation
Thursday, November 6 at 6:30 pm
Nina Torres Fine Art space
1800 North Bayshore Drive â€“ CP1
The International Network of Social Journalism (INSJ) in partnership with Nina Torres Fine Art presents: ART & ENVIRONMENT: A CONVERSATION. The event will be an intimate look at how art can create awareness of the environment and how we live.
Participating in the panel will be world-renowned artist Ruben Santurian, environmental champions Luiz Rodrigues, executive director of ECOMB (Enviromental Coalition of Miami and Beaches) and Cinema Green and Brett Bibeau, Managing Director of the Miami River Commission. Nina Torres will be moderating.
INSJ is an organization that operates in the field of social communication and human development. Society, Culture and Heritage, New Technologies, Environment, Children’s Rights, Domestic Violence and HIV and AIDS are some of the topics that have been developed from the perspective of communication as a central focus. Their goal is to improve media coverage, bring awareness to social issues, and to create forums that encourage discussion, reflection and participation. ISNJ also develops and promotes curricula at all levels of training, ensuring greater social awareness and participation by raising the sense of responsibility all stakeholders.
â€œWe wanted to create a space in which we can explore the relationship between art and the environment. To have an artists, a gallery owners and the directors of two of Miamiâ€™s most active environmental organization, is the perfect combination for a productive and thought-provoking exchange of ideas.â€ Explained Horacion Knaeber, Director of INSJ.
Art as a vehicle to create consciousness of the environment as a living space is not a strange concept for our panelists. Ruben Santurian is a world-renowned artist who is now launching his latest series: Trashformers â€“ which are sculptures made of trash and recyclable materials in the shape of who will be speaking about the relationship between men and nature through art. His new series Trashformers will be showcased at Nina Torres Fine Art.
The program will start with a introduction by gallery owner Nina Torres, who will touch on Art as a tool of raising awareness; Brett Bibeau, from the Miami River Commission will talk about the Miami River, its ecological challenges, and its relationship with the Miami River Fair. Luiz Rodrigues from ECOMB will discuss the mission of the organization, its challenges and Cinema Green.
For more information on the conversation, our participants and how to rsvp please email us at email@example.com or call 305.333.5453.