Kimberly Callas – Discovering the Ecological Self
Many of us are experiencing a great disconnect with nature, coupled with feelings of alarm and helplessness over ongoing environmental destruction.
Discovering the Ecological Self is a project designed by artist, Kimberly Callas, to uncover our deep relationship with nature through significant nature-based symbols and patterns. Symbols and patterns, such as mountains and caves, bees and honeycomb, are explored through various art making techniques to uncover personal and universal meanings.
Participants then take their newfound knowledge and create ways to share their discovery through art exhibits, environmental actions and events. For the 2017-2018 pilot program, Callas will be working with Aslan Youth Ministries and Monmouth University college students in New Jersey. The ultimate goal of Discovering the Ecological Self is to expand our self-interest to include and honor all life.