2016 Earth Day Keynote: Mary Mattingly
This years 2016 Earth Day Keynote speaker, Mary Mattingly shared her artistic process and practice with Upper School and Middle School students followed by a hands on learning session where students build prototypes of grey water filtration system in the the Upper School Maker Space. Her visit is a major milestone in the schools commitment to fostering STEAM education within the community.
Mattingly, explores the themes of home, travel, cartography, and humans’ relationships with each other, with the environment, with machines, and with corporate and political entities. She has been recognized for creating photographs and sculptures depicting and representing futuristic and obscure landscapes, for making wearable sculpture, “wearable homes,” and for her ecological installations, including the Waterpod (2009). Her current Project Swale NY is in the beginning stages and looks to be an exciting project. Check it out! Swale New york