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Common threads : weaving community through collaborative eco-art

Author: Sharon Kallis
Publisher: Gabriola, BC, Canada : New Society Publishers, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A guide to creating community-based art installations, using green waste, invasive species and natural materials ... engaging communities in communal handwork for the greater good. Simple, easily-taught creative techniques, applied with shared purpose become the modern-day equivalent of a ... quilting bee ... provides a wealth of strategies for: crafting collaborative works of art or environmental remediation;  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Kallis, Sharon.
Common threads.
(CaOONL)20149052227
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Kallis
ISBN: 9780865717787 0865717788
OCLC Number: 875240190
Description: x, 261 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Places. Work with what you have at hand --
Building from the ground up --
Placemaking for community --
People. Why impermanence nmatters --
Weaving community milestones --
Celebrations of honor and respect --
Common threads --
Plants. Working with invasive plant species --
Techniques --
Designing group projects --
Green waste logistics, funding and public park partnership.
Responsibility: Sharon Kallis.

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