Channel Your Inner Artist to Promote Environmental Awareness in this Competition at Art in Island
by Inside Manila Team, July 19, 2019 3:45pm
Art by Dani Elevazo
One way to increase awareness and promote the need to preserve and protect, if not restore, the Earth is art. The interactive museum Art in Island invests in this medium for quite a while now. To further pursue their advocacy, Art in Island will conduct a series of events, museum promos, and art competition to spread the word that the Earth needs help and that we can help in our own little ways.
With the theme #ECOChallenge, Art in Island presents “Palit Bote #EcobrickChallenge,” which encourages everyone to turn their non-biodegradable wastes into ecobricks. These ecobricks are plastic bottles which have been properly packed and stuffed tight with non-biodegradable wastes such as plastic straws, plastic bags, and other plastic packagings that can be used as building blocks. Additionally, anyone can exchange them for free admission to the Art in Island—a fair deal, if you ask us.
Art in Island will turn over the ecobricks to organizations and communities that can benefit from using ecobricks in their buildings. Fun fact: Art in Island makes ecobricking accessible to everyone by being one of the official drop-off points in Quezon City. A museum tour and charity work, anyone?
Aside from the environmental aims, Art in Island still has their trademark events and annual art competition that is open to all Filipino artists. This includes the On-the-Spot Painting Competition that will showcase their talents and answer to the major environmental issues through paintings.
Everyone is invited to be part of this week-long celebration of art where you can join to paint murals. The Mural Fest is open to everyone. We can make #ECOChallenge murals with the artists to make the first-ever mural village in the Philippines.
Let us make the world a better place to live through our own little ways—even through art.
This article is created based on a press release by Art In Island. For more information, call 421 1356 or visit Art in Island on Facebook.