In his talk and workshop, ecological artist, writer, and activist Oliver Kellhammer will frame post-industrial ecologies as sites of renewal and the emergence of novel processes. Together, we will bio-map our area to begin a field guide to the biodiversity of our North Troy neighborhood brownfields.
Followed by a Seed Bomb Art Workshop, with a hands-on demo of how to make a seed bomb. Made from compressed soil and seeds, seed bombs are designed to be thrown into areas that are degraded, physically abused, or in need of vegetation.
Then end our workshop with a community bike ride, bio-mapping along the Hudson from Troy to Albany, and releasing seed bombs on the way!