Plastic Fantastic at the Gyre Exhibition

 
Greetings from Anchorage, AK where Plastic Fantastic is visiting the Gyre Exhibition
(image from First Friday reception, more at instagram.com/diedrak)
 
Sunday, August 3rd, at 6:30pm EST there will be a Google Hangout at the dome. Email me if you plan to attend and I will send you a link.
 

Program of Events as listed on the event page 🙂

“Art on the Green
Plastic Fantastic
1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1
Help Philadelphia artist Diedra Krieger create a giant dome made from plastic bottles. More than 6,000 post-consumer water bottles serve as the structure for Plastic Fantastic, a 16-foot geodesic dome. Krieger has built Plastic Fantastic domes across the country to spark conversations about environmental issues, recycling and health. This program is held in conjunction with the exhibition “Gyre: The Plastic Ocean.” Water bottle collection provided by UAA Office of Sustainability. Outdoors, rain or shine. Free

https://diedrak.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/1c5c3-10525547_707388602683247_1609471502_n.jpg
Meet the Artist
Diedra Krieger
6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1
Explore the Plastic Fantastic dome with its creator, Philadelphia artist Diedra Krieger. More than 6,000 post-consumer water bottles serve as the structure for Plastic Fantastic, a 16-foot geodesic dome. Krieger has built Plastic Fantastic domes across the country to spark conversations about environmental issues, recycling and health.

Mini Dome Design
2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2
Balance engineering skills with art to make your own mini geodesic domes inspired by the Plastic Fantastic dome installation. More than 6,000 post-consumer water bottles serve as the structure for Plastic Fantastic, a 16-foot geodesic dome. Philadelphia artist Diedra Krieger has created Plastic Fantastic domes across the country to spark conversations about environmental issues, recycling and health.

Coffee Talk: A Plastic World
11 a.m. to noon Sunday, Aug. 3
What do you think about humans’ relationship with plastic? Join us on the lawn for a casual conversation over coffee. Discussion is facilitated by Anne Stefanich, Green Star; Paula Williams, UAA Office of Sustainability; and Diedra Krieger, Philadelphia artist and creator of the Plastic Fantastic dome. Coffee is available; please bring your own re-usable mug.

Outdoors, rain or shine. Free

This program is held in conjunction with the exhibition “Gyre: The Plastic Ocean.” http://www.anchoragemuseum.org/galleries/gyre/

How do you feel about plastic? See RF Masher think it through at Plastic Fantastic 2013
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dk1DgABFxqU

Maybe Domadic life is more your speed
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxITSISIQRo