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Fresh Art International Live Broadcast and Big Read Kick Off
February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Current AIRIE Fellow Cathy Byrd, joined by Deborah Mitchell, AIRIE Creative Director, brings the Fresh Art International podcast to the Everglades for a live streaming broadcast on Jolt Radio.
Partnering with the Miami Book Fair, AIRIE is kicking off the 2019 NEA Big Read with this special Sundays in the Park event. Special guest, Betty Osceola will share stories of conservation efforts underway to protect the Everglades and indigenous ways of life.
AIRIE Fellows Agile Rascal Bicycle Touring Theatre (2019), Robert Chambers (2018), José Elias (2016), Laura Gibson (2017), Ashlee Mack (2017), Gustavo Matamoros (2013), Cristina Molina (2019), Adam Nadel (2014), Christina Pettersson (2015), and Matt Venuti (2019) will be among those sharing conversations, sound art, performance, music and poetry – all inspired by the River of Grass.
Questions from the audience will be fielded by twitter – tweet @airieveraglades + @freshartintl – and in person during the live broadcast.
The podcast will be re-airied on www.freshartinternational.com in two parts:
- Part One – now available: Voices in Part One includee AIRIE Creative Director Deborah Mitchell, Miccosukee activist Betty Osceola, Celeste DePalma of Audubon Florida, Park Rangers Daniel Agudelo, Nathan Fox, Leon Howell, Lori Marois and Emily Wong, Park volunteer Barbara Hedges, Park hydrologists Steven Tennis and Adam Thime, and AIRIE Fellows Grant Livingston, Gustavo Matamoros and Christina Pettersson.
- Part Two – now available: Voices in Part Two (alpha order): Warren Abrahamson, Miguel Alejandro Castillo, Robert Chambers, Houston Cypress, Jose Elias, Nathan Fox, Ellen Harvey, Jenny Hipscher, Lori Marois, Deborah Mitchell, Cristina Molina, Adam Nadel, Paula Nelson-Shokar, Sarah Michelle Rupert, Dara Silverman, Hilary Swain
Back Porch area
at Ernest F. Coe Visitors Center
Everglades National Park
40001 SR 9336, Homestead, FL, 33034
photos by David Brieske and AIRIE staff