Atlanta Artist Depicts People of Nature

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A human-nature binary exists today where many organized humans believe they are separate from wild nature. Some argue this perceived division is leading to ruin, and one visual artist is examining such ideas among others. The H20 Art page on the Water for the Ages blog is about to feature a new artist: Karley Sullivan. […]

Pittsburgh Water Artist Makes Waves

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Art has a way of reaching people through a universal language. The H20 Art page on the Water for the Ages blog is about to feature a new artist: Karen Jean Larson. Karen grew up in Florida, and she has been entranced with the ocean – with water – ever since. She has incorporated water […]

Water-Art Activism Hits New York City

Word Above The Street

It always strikes me how a small but creative idea can spread spurring people around it to see the world in a new way. Or its ability to influence individuals to engage in positive change. Word Above the Street is one such idea. Mary Jordan wants to “draw attention to Water as a precious resource […]

Plastics in the lunchbox. Plastics in the sea.

While eating lunch at work recently, my co-worker pulled out a sandwich wrapped in a colorful sash of woven materials. This wrapper, probably part of a rice sack from a distant place, was washable and reuseable. And – I thought – perfect. Looking into my own lunchbox, plastics abounded. Sure I washed and reused a […]

A Perpetuum Jazzile Rainstorm

Hear the sounds of a summer rainstorm – drizzle, then showers come down harder, a torrent complete with thunder and lightning – and as quick as it arrived, the storm dies down. All of these sounds and others a cappella by the vocal group Perpetuum Jazzile from Slovenia as they perform Toto’s Africa. This water-based […]

Are you ready for a global-water multimedia adventure?

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Already today, I have been able to visit people and places in Yemen, India, Mexico, Niger, and Kenya to learn more about local and global water issues. How, you may ask? Easy, I reply – The Water Channel. The Water Channel is a partnership between MetaMeta Communications, UNESCO-IHE, Cap-Net and Nymphaea. It has videos from […]

Visions of Water, Visions of Life: Jessica Varin

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This is the first interview for a new series hosted on Water for the Ages called Visions of Water, Visions of Life. This interview series will feature people from around the world interacting with water on multiple scales: technological, cultural, social, political, spiritual, and aesthetic. For this interview, I am pleased to introduce Jessica Varin. […]

K2K – In Search of Water

One man’s dream will soon raise the world’s awareness about the complexity of water challenges occurring in India. Beginning Saturday April 26th in Bangalore, CS Sharada Prasad will travel 19,000 km (11,807 m) on motorbike to document the meaning and encompassing challenges of water to people in India. Crossing 15 major rivers, 28 states, and […]

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