Please join us for the first EPA Summit!

When: September 23rd, 9:30am – 5:30pm
Where: EPA Headquarters at 1067 Pacific Street, Brooklyn, NY

The EPA Summit is cross-disciplinary gathering bringing together artists, thinkers, scientists and others in the fields of urban ecology, art, dance, movement and performance to explore the possibility of embodied research, and the value of urban weeds as collaborators, guides and mentors.

The Summit is a public day-long event rain or shine. We invite you for the duration of the gathering, but if you cannot dedicate the whole day, RSVP either for the morning or the afternoon.

RSVP REQUIRED: TO REGISTER CLICK HERE
Suggested Donation of $20/person

Any questions please contact: environmentalperformanceagency@gmail.com

SCHEDULE

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM
WELCOME with Fresh Foraged Chicory Coffee

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
EMERGENCY WEEDY RESILIENCE KIT: The Weeds Welcome You
Catherine Grau

10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
INTRODUCTIONS
Welcoming remarks by EPA artist collective

11:15 AM – 12:30 PM
URBAN WEEDS GUIDE TO BORDER CROSSING
Chris Kennedy

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
POOR BUT SEXY (Activist) LUNCH
guided by Catherine Grau
with special guests Darryl Montgomery-Hell, Moira Williams, Johann Diedrick and Thomas Choinacky

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
RADICAL CARE SITTING: Guerilla Encounters with Weedy Islands
andrea haenggi

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
NEXT EPOCH SEED LIBRARY: Time Capsule for Pacific Street Futures
Anne Percoco + Ellie Irons

5:00 PM- 5:30pm
GROUP REFLECTION
End remarks by all participants

*Several sessions involve actions out in the streets and are not suitable to casual drop-in mid way. Thank you for being considerate!