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Beehive Design Collective “Dismantling Monoculture” (Birmingham)
April 15, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
The Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network is hosting a presentation of the Beehive Design Collective’s “Dismantling Monoculture” picture-lecture (more on the Beehive and on this particular series below!) on Wednesday, April 15 at the Adelante Alabama Worker Center in Hoover! Facebook event here.
The event starts at 6:00pm with food, mingling, and time to peruse the murals. The presentation starts at 6:30pm. Spanish interpretation will be provided.
This event is FREE! Donations are greatly appreciated!
The Beehive Design Collective is a wildly motivated, all-volunteer, activist arts collective dedicated to “cross-pollinating the grassroots” by creating collaborative, anti-copyright images for use as educational and organizing They work as word-to-image translators of complex global stories, shared with them through conversations with affected communities.
With giant portable murals and an engaging narrative, the Bees take audiences on an interactive visual tour of the connections between colonization, militarization, and resource extraction. The Bees have spent over ten years developing an innovative and story-based education strategy that we share through a variety of interactive, image-based presentations and workshops.
The Dismantling Monoculture picture-lecture weaves together images and stories from the past 10+ years of their work, featuring the Beehive’s trilogy about globalization in the Americas: the Free Trade Area of the Americas, Plan Colombia, and Mesoamérica Resiste graphics campaigns.
More about the Beehive Design Collective and the specific murals that comprise this presentation at http://beehivecollective.org/.