This Beautiful Earth

Better K(not) (To)o, video still, Jeanette Hart-Mann and Ryan Henel, Huérfano Mountain, 2017.

This Beautiful Earth
March 21, 2018

Land Arts of the American West and Art & Ecology is partnering with University of New Mexico, College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Biology, Sustainability Program, and the Wind Symphony to present a concert and day-long event called, This Beautiful Earth. This event brings awareness to climate change and demonstrates how art can be an effective tool for such education. It will feature music, arts and science displays and presentations on human impact on the environment. Many community groups will be on hand to provide information on action individuals can take to halt climate change.

Artists, alumni, faculty, and students from Land Arts of the American West and Art & Ecology will be presenting creative works during this day-long event with presentations, installations, performance, and time-based projections.

Artists and scholars include:
Adel Ardent
Viola Arduini
Kaitlin Bryson
Jeanette Hart-Mann
Ryan Henel
Amy Catherine Hulshoff
Nicholas Jacobsen
Noel Mollinedo
Hollis Moore
Kacie Smith
Rachel Zollinger
Jessica Zeglin
Paul Ross

Schedule of Events and Locations

March 21, 2018

Presentations at Student Union Building (SUB) atrium, building #60
10:30 – 11:00am – Kaitlin Bryson, Mycelial Landscapes
11:10 – 11:30am – Noel Mollinedo
11:30 – 12:00pm – Kacie Smith, Transhumance
12:00 – 12:20pm – Viola Arduini
12:20 – 1:00pm – Nicholas B. Jacobsen, To Create A Vision With Words
1:00 – 1:40pm – Amy Catherine Hulshoff, Spiral Eddys: A How To Not

Art installations and science posters in Popejoy Hall Lobby, building #62
7:00 – 9:30pm

Art performance, and time-based projections in front Cornell Plaza of Popejoy Hall, building #62
7:00 – 9:30pm

UNM Wind Symphony Concert in Popejoy Hall, building #62
7:30 – 9:00pm

Event Reception
9:00 – 9:30pm

All arts and SUB presentations are free and open to the public. Tickets are required for the UNM Wind Symphony concert. Tickets are available at the UNM Ticket office at the UNM Bookstore, online at, and at the door. $5 students, $8 seniors, $10 general admission. Call 505-277-8998 for more information.

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