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Raíces Director Francisco G. Gómez introducing the program coordinator for Water Is Life, Nicole Wines, along with volunteer and student Kira Herzog, who was instrumental in helping to set up and organize the Water Is Life initiative.
Members of the Raíces Folkloric Ensemble, along with student Kira Herzog, play the Cuban batá drums and sing for the waters at the Water Is Life opening reception.
Members of the Raíces Folkloric Ensemble presented songs from the Cuban Orisha tradition for Yemayá and Oshún, the forces of nature that represent the salt waters and the sweet, or fresh, waters.
Raíces Director and co-found Francisco G. Gómez tells a story about the waters from the Cuban Orisha tradition. This story was later expanded upon for the Raíces Folkloric Ensemble presentation "Tale of Two Waters"
Local resident Karlos Subverses recording interviews and reflections from some of the organizers of the Water Is Life initiative on a livestream of the opening reception event.
On the day of the opening reception for the Water Is Life exhibit series, some of the visiting and local artists, co-sponsors, organizers and volunteers gathered at the Water Is Life electronic sign, to stand together for the earth. It kicked off the…
The Our Plastic Waters Raritan River Clean Up and Eco-Art Workshop with Lisa Bagwell was a heartbreaking, but successful event. Over 20 water & earth protectors came together to clean a quarter mile stretch of the banks of the Raritan River and stuck…
Our Plastic Waters eco-art program where volunteers and program participants cleaned a section of the Raritan River waterfront and then created sculptures from the litter collected during the clean up.
Artist Lisa Bagwell observing volunteers sorting garbage collected during the Our Plastic Waters eco-art workshop. Once sorted, the usable materials would be turned into eco-art sculptures.
Raíces EcoCulture Intern Kira Herzog finds a full bottle of soda amongst the plastic bottle debris along the Raritan River during the Our Plastic Waters eco-art workshop and river clean up.