Past Events

EXTRACTION Conference, May 12-13
EXTRACTION Conference, May 12-13

EXTRACTION designates capitalism’s fundamental logic of withdrawal—of value, nutrients, energy, labor, time—from people, lands, culture, life-forms, and the elements.

UC Santa Cruz Satellite Reef Opening Reception, May 4
UC Santa Cruz Satellite Reef Opening Reception, May 4

Join us from 5- 7 pm for the opening reception for the UC Santa Cruz Satellite Reef.

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Crochet Coral Reef: CO2CA CO2LA Ocean Alumni Weekend Reception
Crochet Coral Reef: CO2CA CO2LA Ocean Alumni Weekend Reception

Join the curators of Crochet Coral Reef: CO2CA-CO2LA Ocean for an exhibition walk through and reception from 3-5 pm to celebrate Alumni Weekend.

Form, Art, and the Environment: Engaging in Sustainability
Form, Art, and the Environment: Engaging in Sustainability

Join us at the UC Santa Cruz Cowell Hay Barn, 5:30-7:30pm, for the book launch of Barbara Benish and Nathalie Blanc's Form, Art, and the Environment: Engaging in Sustainability (Routledge Press, 2017). The authors will give a brief overview of the European and U.S.

UC Santa Cruz Satellite Reef Crochet-a-thon, April 8
UC Santa Cruz Satellite Reef Crochet-a-thon, April 8

Join us from 12- 5 pm at the Porter College Quad for a final crochet extravaganza, bringing to a close six months of collective, creative effort.

Screening of Sanjay Rawal’s Food Chains, 2014, with Presentation by Dr. Ann López (Center for Farmworker Families)
Screening of Sanjay Rawal’s Food Chains, 2014, with Presentation by Dr. Ann López (Center for Farmworker Families)

Join us from 5:30-7:30 pm for a screening of Sanjay Rawal’s Food Chains, 2014, presented with a talk by Dr. Ann López of the Center for Farmworker Families.

Field Trip to UCSC Santa Cruz's Arboretum: Amah Mutsun Relearning Program and Future Garden Project
Field Trip to UCSC Santa Cruz's Arboretum: Amah Mutsun Relearning Program and Future Garden Project

How do Indigenous ecologies, such as that of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, offer positive models for ecologically sustainable agriculture and the ongoingness of collective being within the environment? And how are artists, namely the Harrisons, building experimental systems of plant-based resilience for a climate-changed future?

Celebrating Helen and Newton Harrison - 45 Years of Ecological Art, March 9
Celebrating Helen and Newton Harrison - 45 Years of Ecological Art, March 9

Since the 1970s, Helen and Newton Harrison have been creating art inspired by the earth and the environmental impacts of human development.

Elizabeth Knafo's Rare Earth, March 7th
Elizabeth Knafo's Rare Earth, March 7th

Join us from 5:30-7:30 pm for a screening of a screening of Elizabeth Knafo’s Rare Earth, 2014 and a presentation by the artist.

Evening of short films, February 28th
Evening of short films, February 28th

Join us from 5:30-7:30 pm for an evening of short artist films. This screening is part of EXTRACTION, a research program exploring the industrial operations which abuse natural resources and thrive off of labor exploitation and racialized impoverishment.