Thursday, February 18, 2016

Sustenance: Chicago and the Food Chain

Sustenance: Chicago and the Food Chain
American Corner Trieste / 
Associazione Italo Americana FVG
Piazza Sant'Antonio, 6 - Trieste


March 1, 2016 - March 24, 2016
Mon-Fri 4-7 pm, Tues + Thurs 9-12
Free and Open to the Public

In Sustenance: Chicago and the Food Chain, photographer Amanda Rivkin documents the realities of food access in Chicago through the eyes of children at home, school, and in their communities. The exhibit is framed by discussions of where Chicago sits in the world of global agriculture and the ways in which innovative programs around the city are working to expand children’s relationships with nutrition and the complex economics of food production.
Exhibit programming on March 7, 11, 14, 21 at 6 pm includes:
Here is the LINK to the complete program of Conferences- Associations working in Community Vegetable Gardens in Trieste and Chicago
- Soup Kitchen Organizations
- Zero Waste Associations
- Local farmers.

- Ambassador - Consul General USA Milan - EXPO 2015 Legacy

This exhibit was displayed at Art Works Chicago as well as the the Leonardo Da Vinci Scientific Museum in Milan during EXPO2015.

For information regarding the photos: Amanda Rivkin, amanda.rivkin@gmail.com

Made possible thanks to the support of the US Consulate General Milan and GCM Grosvenor

Photos: Amanda Rivkin
Curator: Leslie Thomas

ABOUT AMANDA RIVKIN
Amanda Rivkin is an American photographer whose work has been published in The Financial Times, Foreign Policy, Le Monde, The London Sunday Times Magazine, The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, TIME, and others. Her work has received many honors including recognition from the Fulbright Program and the National Geographic Society.
www.amandarivkin.com

ABOUT ART WORKS PROJECTS
ART WORKS Projects’ mission is to use design and the arts to raise awareness of and educate the public about significant human rights issues. We provide visual advocacy tools to encourage action on human rights crises at the grassroots, media, and policy levels. Conceptualized and created in conjunction with established humanitarian and human rights advocacy organizations, ART WORKS’ art and design exhibitions, books, recordings, films, and other initiatives provide opportunities for large numbers of the general population to engage in ending major human rights violations.
www.artworksprojects.org

ABOUT MARWEN
Established in 1987 and based in Chicago, Marwen educates and inspires under-served young people through the visual arts.
www.marwen.org
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