Students enrolled in visiting artist
Ann Carlson's Feet to the Fire class perform
a dance with a cow during the Feet to the Fire festival May 10. Feet to
the Fire: Exploring Global Climate Change from Science to Art is an
18-month project that combines the teaching power of art and field
science to help students and the community better understand the
implications of global climate change.
Local children participate in the "Litter
Bugs" activity, practicing proper trash and recycling disposal.
Renee Fortin '09 and a friend walk through
Aine McCarthy's '10 labyrinth of bagged trash and recycled materials,
designed to provide festival-goers with a few minutes of personal
reflection and interpersonal interaction.
Local vendors sold eco-friendly products at
the event, held at Veterans Memorial Park in Middletown.
Jess Sullivan '08 and Adam Tinkle '08, part
of the chamber group, Mixolydians, perform "NatureCulture," a musical
and spoken performance of advertisements on eco-friendly food products.
(Photos by Lauren Valentino '10)