Environmental Arts and Food Sovereignty in Costa Rica
Course Date: May 13, 2022 to May 22, 2022
Course Instructor: Felipe Montoya
This community-engaged workshop offers students the opportunity to experience environmental arts that are integral to struggles for food sovereignty in Costa Rica. It will move through three phases in three sites: exploring environmental arts principles and practices at the Las Nubes Eco Campus, collaborating with renowned singer/artist/healer Guadalupe Urbina on a youth arts project in a permaculture garden in Longo Mai community and producing mobile murals proclaiming small farmers’ rights with environmental artist Raquel Bolaños in San Isidro El General. The workshop will culminate with participation in the annual festival and celebration of Alexander Skutch's birthday, ExpoCobas.