In addition to this online exposition, Briceno has recorded the images and stories of the Maori in New Zealand, shaman in South America, the Sami in Finland, and other people around the world, helping connect their stories to the larger puzzle of humanity."
"This work pays homage to the people of Rwanda," says Briceno. "Despite its dramatic history and the many problems it faces, the country is investing in a green economy where they are confident that respect for and preservation of nature will provide for the best health and wealth of its population. We cheer Rwanda on as an example to the rest of the world."
Art Works for Change produces contemporary art exhibitions to address social and environmental issues. It uses the transformative power of art as a vehicle to promote dialogue and awareness, inspire action and thought, and address systems for social change. It uses the storytelling power of art to raise awareness and foster learning opportunities among a diverse population.
Essentially, the work of Artworks for Change is what I'm blogging about -- the confluence of art and the environment, but with more emphasis on policy, science and a drive to get out onto the landscape and have fun. When you're out and about, take photos, gather ideas, find inspiration. Send them in so we can all share in the wonder and bewilderment of our natural world. Leave a comment, take a jab, wax poetic, sing your song, embrace us along the scuffed path.