Whitman welcomes Jennifer Price to campus for a public lecture titled "How to Reimagine Everyday Environments & Public Spaces-A Campfire Talk w/the LA Urban Rangers".
While the cities of our dreams will clearly require the efforts of scientists, planners, engineers, and policy makers of all kinds, they'll also require us to completely reimagine our connections to environment and to each other.
That's a job for the Arts!--and in this talk, Jenny Price (aka Ranger Jenny) chronicles how the LA Urban Rangers and other art collectives are creating participatory public projects that allow you to reimagine and also actively remake urban environments and public spaces.
Jenny Price is a public writer, artist, and environmental historian. Author of Flight Maps: Adventures with Nature in Modern America and “Thirteen Ways of Seeing Nature in L.A.,” she is co-founder of the public art collective LA Urban Rangers and a co-creator of the Our Malibu Beaches mobile-phone app. She has held visiting professorships in American Studies, the arts, and environmental humanities at Princeton University, and is currently a Research Fellow at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University-St. Louis. She is working on a new book, Stop Saving the Planet! A 21st-Century Environmentalist Manifesto.
Thursday, March 1 at 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Maxey Hall, Auditorium (W33)
173 Stanton, Walla Walla WA