Making Materials Matter

by Mr. Eric Kaplan of NextFab

Posted to Event on 9/12/2018 at 3:08 PM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"size":"large","bold":true},"insert":"An Open Forum on Sustainability in the Arts"},{"attributes":{"header":4},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"As makers, we can make a lot of waste. But there are creative solutions for artists and fabricators, from sourcing more sustainable materials to diverting reusable resources from the waste stream.\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"NextFab"},{"insert":" and "},{"attributes":{"bold":true,"color":"#4cc4e9","link":""},"insert":"The Resource Exchange"},{"insert":" are partnering to host an open forum event focused on sustainability and reuse in the local creative community. This free-form discussion will bring together a diverse group of experienced individuals and organizations in order to brainstorm ways of creating without creating waste.\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Special Guests:"},{"insert":"\n+ Karyn Gerred – Executive Director, The Resource Exchange\n+ Melissa Guglielmo – North Philly Location Manager, NextFab\n+ Nic Esposito – Zero Waste and Litter Director, City of Philadelphia\n+ Angela McQuillan – Curator, Esther Klein Gallery/University City Science Center\n+ Sara Lepori – Economic Development Zones Manager, City of Philadelphia Department of Commerce\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Featuring:"},{"insert":"\n+ Artist Showcase\n+ Locally-Made Refreshments\n+ Interactive Demo\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Agenda:"},{"insert":"\n6:00PM – Refreshments | Artist Showcase | Interactive Demo\n6:30PM – Introductions | Opening Remarks\n6:45PM – Open Forum Discussion\n8:00PM – Questions | Tours\n\n"},{"attributes":{"link":""},"insert":"Please RSVP here"},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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