WATER RIGHTS ROUND TABLE LUNCH | FEBRUARY 21, 12-2PM
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Join us for lunch to discuss Water Rights in New Mexico and Water Rights programming at SFAI! New Mexico has a rich and complex relationship to water, created over a long history of multicultural, environmental, political, and corporate claims to this essential resource. Because of global environmental change, the dynamic geography of contemporary populations, and the industrial and agricultural drivers of our state’s economy, water has become an increasingly coveted and contested resource.
As part of the 2016-2017 Water Rights residency and annual programmatic theme, the Santa Fe Art Institute (SFAI) is hosting a roundtable discussion to address pertinent contemporary issues around water ethics and use in New Mexico and beyond. SFAI looks forward to bringing together artists, writers, educators, policy makers, engineers, activists and others to focus on creative ways that we can address these issues and inherent inequalities relating to water access, to collectively create new ways of thinking about the valuation and use of this essential substance.