Posts by: Andie

TFST’s own Jay Rosenberg (aka Jay Blue Tape) is a guest on this episode of KALW’s “Chew On This” — bringing his permaculture expertise to a great discussion on gardening in small spaces. With May Nguyen from Planting Justice. Check it out!

…and there’s more! In the video clip below, […]

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Starhawk is featured along with many other prominent environmental voices in the documentary United Natures, “a film on the Rights of Mother Earth, Environmental Philosophy, Permaculture of the Inner Landscape, Wisdom and Spirituality, and a Neo-Indigenous Future for Humanity.” The film will be released on June 1, 2013, and was created by […]

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Permaculture now, not 30 years from now: check out this KALW NPR radio spot (includes transcript) about San Francisco permie action happening right now in San Francisco at Hayes Valley Farm and through the  49 Farms Project.

The Fifth Sacred Thing team is proud to support […]

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  “As sacred keepers of the honey bee, Apis Mellifera, we honor every individual bee, the hive as a collective, the apiary, and the Earth.  It is in this spirit that we seek to study and relate to the honeybee; nature’s greatest emissary.”  -From the College of the Melissae Mission Statement

 

We’re pleased to […]

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Aurora Mahassine’s green-drenched visions for cities and public space might feel familiar to The Fifth Sacred Thing fans. The artist and designer, whose inspiring ecological architecture experiments helped to popularize Living Architecture as a viable option for city planning, creates cityscapes so reminiscent of Starhawk’s San Francisco in 2049 that they might well be backdrops […]

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When pondering the production of this film, the reader may wonder how Maya’s interactions with the Melissa and her bees might be realized on the screen. As it happens, such interactions with the “little sisters” are not just the stuff of fiction. Meet Sara Mapelli, Bee Dancer.

Sara started dancing with Honey Bees […]

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(Another TFST Artist Feature! Click on each image to see it at full size.)

Artist George Atherton creates his work under the name Geo Glyphiks. His creations are beautiful, deeply-detailed, and soulfully inspired by his vision for what he calls a “harmonious, ecologically thriving world and awakened states of being” – so it was […]

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Artist Karen Cusolito has worked in many media, from painting to assemblage to the mighty large-scale metal humanoid sculptures that prowl like so many praying giants in the yard at American Steel Studios. Karen is also the founder at the massive Oakland, CA workshop; it is home […]

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Last week we told you about Android Jones, one of the artists on The Fifth Sacred Thing film.  We’re so excited to have his work and enthusiasm joining this project.

We’ve just learned that his site has added a shop where you can purchase prints of his stunning […]

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Maybe your preferred dance mode is the spiral dance…or perhaps you bounce to more modern electronic beats. Either way, fans, we think you’ll enjoy Electronic Awakening, a new film from director Andrew Johner, co-produced and partially edited by TFST’s own Philip “Mouse” Wood.

Electronic Awakening is an ethnographic documentary film that […]

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