Do-It-Yourself 350 Art Projects
Check out the ideas below for ways to communicate climate change and the number 350 through art at your climate actions. Conveying your message visually is not only important for educating your community, but also important for communicating to the media.
|Bannermaking 101 - how to make a cheap and beautiful banner for your action photo - Download the PDF Guide||Downloadable Stencils - check out the 350 Stencils page, print out the stenciles, and put them up all over town (where they're legal)|
Freeze for climate change! Courtesy of 350 advocate and artist Franke James, check out this great idea for catching attention on Oct. 24
|350 Roofs – literally, let's shout this from the rooftops! Spell out 350 on your roof to let birds, passing planes, and Google earth know. Anyone have a roof available near the Copenhagen airport?|
|Climate House of Horrors
Halloween is just around the corner from October 24th - carve a 350 into a pumpkin, because the effects of unchecked climate change are the scaries thing we know.
|350 Postcards Project - this is an ongoing project that's great to do with classrooms|
|Environmental artist Franke James has created this great guide to 6 Tools you Need for Climate Change Art (and Action)||350 Street Theatre - use this fun idea for 350 street theatre to get your message across. From our friends at Asheville 350|
|Climate art educational projects from Cool It Schools||People's Guide to Icelandic Butterflies – Iceland has no butterflies. This participatory art project asks you to imagine a future where a warmer Iceland is home to all sorts of species of butterflies.
|350 Carbon family portrait - a fun idea for your action photo - look up what the carbon concentration was for the year that each of your relatives was born, put your relatives in order by that year, and create your own Keeling Curve. Or grab a group of friends and stand on a large stairway (perhaps in front of your local government building) and form the ppm graph with your bodies. Don't forget to invite the media!||350 Skit - A short street-theater/movement exercise designed to help reach out and teach people about 350. This would make a great addition to any action, and would be a great way to get a local school or theater group involved.|