| |The Borderbend Arts Collective
is working with other partnering organizations to present "Celebrating Silent Spring
at 50." This includes creative responses to Silent Spring
and celebrations of Rachel Carson's life and legacy
-- with events, artistic expression (such as writings, music & visual art), and more. One of this program's goals is for people and organizations from each of the U.S.'s 50 states to contribute to "Celebrating Silent Spring
We are also looking for contributions from people around the world, which seems to resonate with the global reach of how Carson's legacy can be found around the world.
The Borderbend Arts Collective invites the public to contribute to "Celebrating Silent Spring
at 50." We are looking for writings, 2D artworks (collages, paintings, photographs), writings (poetry, fiction, other writing genres), and multidisciplinary works.
Here are some ideas to consider:
- What are some aspects of Rachel Carson's legacy that you find most important and fascinating?
- What is your favorite passage in Silent Spring?
- What are some important ideas Rachel Carson put forward in Silent Spring that you think still resonate with us today?
- What are some problems introduced in Silent Spring which still persist today?
Your submission could respond to one or more of those aforementioned questions. If your submission is accepted, it will appear on this website, on one of the "Media Galleries" pages. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
, with Silent Spring at 50 in the subject line, to receive the complete guidelines. Submissions will be accepted through December 15, 2012.