Arts & Culture,
Jun 3, 2014
Artist and environmental activist Jenny Kendler makes complex work about the weird relationship between humans and the natural world. And she has just found a bigger platform as the first-ever artist in residence for the Natural Resources Defense Council.
By Sam Worley
Feature, Jenny Kendler, artists, environmental activists, paintings, Natural Resources Defense Council, NRDC, volcano rabbit, species, extinction, E.O. Wilson, Edward Abbey, conservation movement, Marfa Dialogues, climate change, Saint Louis, monarch butterflies, milkweed, CAC, Chicago Artists Coalition, lichen, installations, John F. Kennedy International Airport, U.S. Airways, Operation Migration, whooping cranes, Thomas Nagel, essays, philosophy, West Town, Los Angeles, foraging, mulberries, daylilies, saskatoons, Salt Point State Park, Richmond, Virginia, environmentalists, San Luis Obispo, Nature Conservancy, Salt Lake City, secular humanists, Mormons, solar power, naturalist artists, naturalists, David Abram, Maryland Institute College of Art, SAIC, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, collage, drawing, subjugation, natural world, female body, Endangered Species Print Project, Molly Schafer, ESPP, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, Caroline Picard, Gallery 400, Chernobylanimals, Expo Chicago, Brian Kirkbride, Other People's Pixels, Elizabeth Corr, Gordon Matta-Clark, Earth Day, Vaughn Bell, The Violet Hour, collaboration, nonprofits, artists in residence, public art, New York City Department of Transportation, Chicago Park District, acorns, photography, sea stars, Video
Aug 24, 2009
By Mick Dumke
Environment, Clout City, News, Eco, green economy, Exelon, solar power, solar facility, West Pullman, clean energy, cap and trade, stimulus plan, Congress, Vice President Joe Biden, New Flyer, CTA, hybrid buses, politics, environment
Jul 29, 2009
The city and Exelon are moving ahead with plans to create the largest urban solar power plant in the country. How much will it cost us?
By Mick Dumke
Politics, Environment, Clout City, News, Eco, environment, politics, Chicago politics, Chicago City Council, renewable energy, solar power, solar farm, Exelon, West Pullman, Carrie Austin, Anthony Beale, climate change, cap and trade
Jul 10, 2009
The city is set to move forward with an exciting solar power project on the south side. So why won't it share information about it?
By Mick Dumke
Politics, Clout City, News, Economic Development, Exelon, Chicago City Council, Chicago politics, Alderman Carrie Austin, Alderman Manny Flores, green economy, Alderman Anthony Beale, environmental issues, Alderman John Pope, Alderman Virginia Rugai, solar panel, West Pullman, federal stimulus plan, solar power, renewable energy