Archive for April, 2010

“EXODUS” :: The Last Skizum Studios Event :: Sat May 15 @ 21.30

April 20, 2010

leading us out of the unsustainable wilderness…

“Exodus“…a celebratory event based on creating and perpetuating a socially sustainable future.

Saturday may 15 – doors open at 9:30
Skizum Studios – Wühlischstraße. 12 (f’hain) Eg Rechts

Artists
Rafael Dernbach
Scott Bolden
Vanessa Morris

Victoria Taylor
Ehrling White
Parris Dewhurst

Risiko Yamamoto

Li Xuxa Bolden

Sven Requard

Daniel Oslo

Jonni Maniko

Live Music
Dragonfly Duo

Djs
Damien Sahri
Martin Deutschmann
dj skizum

plus special guests

some catalysts for the artists inspiration :

a video text animation

understanding human needs

background:

fundamentally speaking, the world is governed by the effects of human behavior.  human behavior can be thought of as being motivated by the fulfillment of the needs of individuals and groups as influenced by their experienced history.  it’s not nature vs nurture but, nature influenced by nurture.  humankind has invested a great deal of time and energy in deconstructing the effects of nurture without a clear understanding of nature.  isn’t it about time that we started to try to understand who we are and how we are motivated so that we can learn to come into balance with ourselves and each other?  the real question is, how do we get there?  lets at least start searching for the answers…

peace,

scottie b

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Film Screening :: HOME :: 7.4 – 21.00 :: Free Entrance

April 6, 2010

“HOME”
a film by Yann Arthus-Bertrand about our Earth’s Delicate Balance of Life

The film will start at 21.00 here at Skizum Studios, Wühlischstr. 12 EG rechts F-hain

http://www.home-2009.com/us/index.html

“In just the 200,000 years since arriving on earth, humanity has upset the balance of the planet, established by nearly four billion years of evolution.  The price to pay is high, but it’s not too late to be a pessimist: humanity has barely ten years to reverse the trend, become aware of the full extent of its spoiliation of the Earth’s riches and change its patterns of consumption.”

This Koyaanisqatsi-like documentary film introduces us to our home, Earth, in a condensed history of the origins of life, showing us how inextricably connected all of the systems on Earth are; from the atmosphere, to the water bodies, soil and all of the vegetation and species.  With lovely aerial images sweeping across different continents, it tells the stories of different species and particularly, in the various stages of human development, how humanity has depleted resources and radically tilted the planets’ balance, in just the last 60 years.  It states that we have no choice but to have hope, recommending renewable energy and sustainable development practices among other tactics that we, the wise animals, Homo Sapiens, can employ, as we become accountable and begin taking actions to reverse this process.