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F 12. Jul

Workshop by Pete Christie: ‘Shifting Shapes”

15:00 - 19:00

Tartu city | Ajuokse avangaar

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Workshop by Pete Christie: ‘Shifting Shapes” - A new perspective on building bird housing and the need to enhance diversity’ The workshop is a sustainable, participatory and including project. Focused on re-using wood from around the area, building the avian nesting cases with school classes or other groups and teaching about the environment while building.

The idea came with the decline of migrating birds such as swallows and the results of global warming as mild winters produce an increase in insects like mosquitoes. Why not try and combine problems to find a solution in one swat? Arraying nesting opportunities during summer decreases the amount of Mosquitos caught by one bird alone considerably and helps strengthen the population of the national bird of Estonia. Our environment and the world as such is in a critical condition. To sensitize or rather wake society up for these vital issues.

Duration: 4 h
Participants (amount): max 10 (Pete Christie has education in giving workshops for children with special needs)
Age restriction: 12+
Language: ENG + translation into EST
Meeting point: In front of Ajuokse Avangaar

This event is part of the international art and science initiative ‘Look into my Ice’.
‘Look into my Ice’ is a romantic initiative to enhance our emotions towards the coldest entity on Earth: Ice. The transeuropean project is part of the official program of the European Capital of Culture Tartu 2024 and offers new ways to approach the disastrous speed of the disappearance of polar and glacial ice as a result of the human made climate crisis.

Organiser

MTÜ Eesti-Saksa Kunstikoostöö, roam projects e.V.

Location

Kastani 42, Tartu, Tartu maakond, Eesti

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