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14 Apr 2008
Art Changing Attitudes toward the Environment
US, New York
May 9-31, 2008
The exhibition is directly tied to the seminar, Unlearning Intolerance: Art Changing Attitudes Toward the Environment, sponsored by the United Nations Department of Public Information in cooperation with NWM and UNEP. The exhibition compliments and expands upon the perspectives presented at the Unlearning Intolerance seminar, including the connections between art, action and human security, and art as a vehicle for environmental action. The works of art to be displayed at the exhibition are creations of the seven artists participating in the Unlearning Intolerance seminar.

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FRUIT takes up the challenge of elevating the ecological knowledge of consumers and encouraging a way of life that is friendly to the environment. We want consumers to be conscious of the entire life of a product, from production to utilization, and not just what they see in the stores. Consumers must be aware that every phase of a product's life influences the environment and ourselves.

Free Soil has produced a run of FRUIT wrappers, a website, and a traveling installation as part of an initiative to inform people about alternative food systems and local food movements. The wrappers are disseminated throughout the food chain by piggybacking on oranges. Information will be carried through the food system and into the hands of consumers. The wrapper holds information on a variety of aspects concerning food movements, transport and urban farming. Get your daily dose!

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Interview with Fritz Haeg by Nato Thompson

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