Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Steve Lambert's Self Styled Artistic Activism Comes to The Box Gallery!

The New American Patriot

A Climate Art in the Public Interest Exhibition
Opening Reception, July 1, 2016

Exhibition Dates:
July 1-11, 2016
The Box Gallery
811b- Belvedere Road
West Palm Beach, Florida 33405

Exhibition Curators:

Mary Jo Aagerstoun
Ph.D. Art History,University of Maryland College Park, 
Master's Art History Criticism and Conservation
The George Washington University 
MEd Antioch UniversityBA,Middlebury College  

 Rolando Chang Barrero, Artist/Curator
BFA, School of the Art Institute,Chicago IL

Please contact us if you plan on attending!

The Public Energy Art Kit illustrates complex energy concepts for everyday audiences. It is a large-format printed compendium of 14 posters on tackling climate change, energy inequality and fossil fuel dependency.
I helped develop the concept along with Post Carbon Institute, helped select the artists and write the materials inside, designed the cover, and created a series of 3 posters for the kit.

"Founded in 2003, Post Carbon Institute’s mission is to lead the transition to a more resilient, equitable, and sustainable world by providing individuals and communities with the resources needed to understand and respond to the interrelated ecological, economic, energy, and equity crises of the 21st century."

About Steve Lambert:
Steve Lambert’s father, a former Franciscan monk, and mother, an ex-Dominican nun, imbued the values of dedication, study, poverty, and service to others – qualities which prepared him for life as an artist.
Lambert made international news after the 2008 US election with The New York Times “Special Edition,”a replica of the “paper of record” announcing the end of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other good news. In the Summer of 2011 he began a national tour of Capitalism Works For Me! True/False – a 9 x 20ft sign allowing people to vote on whether capitalism worked for them . He has collaborated with groups from the Yes Men to the Graffiti Research Lab and Greenpeace. He is also the founder of the Center for Artistic Activism, the Anti-Advertising Agency, Add-Art (a Firefox add-on that replaces online advertising with art) and SelfControl (which blocks grownups from distracting websites so they can get work done).
Other Notable Works by Steve Lambert:

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