CURATE A POP-UP SHOW

In 2014, The Lexicon of Sustainability™ continues to invite community leaders, students, farmers, activists, gardeners, cooks … anyone to host a Pop-Up show in their community, spurring dialog about how individuals and communities can work together to strengthen local food systems.

In all, 100 applicants from across the USA will be selected.  Each will host shows that involve their local communities, then act as a “lending library” so that other schools and community groups can use their show for their own initiatives.

Transform your community into  an “idea incubator”, a localized think tank that generates dynamic coalitions able to make a difference in reshaping your community’s relationship with its food, farmers, and local environment.   And because these works will be donated to your community after these shows, the messages will retain their significance and continue to inspire audiences for years to come.

MEET OUR CURATORS

UPCOMING POP-UP SHOWS ACROSS AMERICA

ADD YOUR OWN POP-UP SHOW EVENT

DOWNLOAD OUR 2014 CURATOR APPLICATION

CHECK OUT THE LEXICON OF SUSTAINABILITY POP UP SHOW PROJECT PRIMER

“What began as a Sustainable Conversation has led to a Good Food Revolution,” says Douglas Gayeton, co-founder of the project. “It isn’t happening in galleries and museums; it’s happening at our local supermarkets, at our corner stores, at farmers markets and roadside food stands and grange halls and school gardens across the country, so it makes sense that the Lexicon traveling show appear in those places, curated by the very people trying to build more resilient food networks in their communities.”

 

 

Sponsored by Consolidated Graphics (CGX), and with critical funding support from the

11th HOUR PROJECT

to build frames for each show, this groundbreaking exhibition of large format information artworks takes art out of its traditional museum and gallery setting and allows individuals and local groups to host their own shows; you can host a temporary, mobile personalized art events.  The exhibit is printed on FSC-certified paper, which guarantees that it comes from forests that are managed in accordance with strict environmental standards.  Over 3000 images will be given away during the course of the exhibition.

Prospective curators can complete an application (see link above) which asks WHY they want to be a curator, WHERE they would hold their five Lexicon shows, and WHO they would involve (local schools, non-profits, food producers, notable individuals) in their events. Additionally, prospective curators will be asked to select a community space or center (i.e. a school, library, or government building) where the images will become part of a permanent collection once the shows are completed.

For all additional questions, including press inquiries, write [email protected].

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