Applications are being accepted for the U.C. Institute for Research in the Arts/UCR Palm Desert Graduate Center Joint Residency at the Boyd Deep Canyon Research Center in Palm Desert, Calif. The residency, February 13-16, 2009, will be facilitated by members of the Luminous Green Collective, an interdisciplinary laboratory calling upon the creative sector to enrich the public debate around environmental sustainability, ethical living and eco-technology. The residency will focus on issues relevant to the Sustainable Desert Gardens Initiative: future desert ecologies, native desert knowledge systems, sustainable design strategies for a world without water, desert soundscapes, desert navigation, the new desert social order and desert food and waste cycles. The gathering is designed as an Open Space workshop. Hurry, application deadline is February 7. [LINK]
via APInews: Arts & Sustainable Desert Residency Open .