Coming Up: Shark Love Inc. (2/15/2012 and 2/17/2012)
Shark Love Inc. is a non-profit art exhibition featuring the artworks of over 40 world-renowned contemporary artists including original works by Dave Kinsey, Greg “Craola” Simkins, Tatiana Suarez and many more. Over 70 million sharks are killed each year for shark fin soup – join us for this special event to celebrate the seas and help spread the love for one of the world’s most important and misunderstood animals.
Opening reception: Friday, February 15th 6pm – 10pm
Reception: Saturday, February 16th and Sunday, February 17th 11am – 3pm
*Suggested $5 to $10 donation at the door includes one drink and pupus.
PangeaSeed is an international organization who collaborates with members of the art, science, and environmental activist communities. PangeaSeed is dedicated to raising public awareness and education surrounding the conservation and preservation of sharks and other marine species in peril.
PangeaSeed’s mission is to contribute to the protection of sharks, our oceans and marine life by undertaking actions that encourage environmental activism and sustainable consumption choices. PangeaSeed was the first organization in Japan to raise public awareness regarding shark conservation and preservation. The organization is based in the United States. We rely on the kind generosity of our international network of supporters.
Through volunteer activism, research and the various mediums of art, music film and photography, PangeaSeed aims to create a sea change within the global community and develop an understanding of the need to preserve and protect the world’s oceans.
Pow Wow is a gathering of contemporary artists that engages with the broader community in the process and creation of art. From February 6 to 16, 2013, Honolulu will host over 50 international and local artists. A slew of satellite events and educational initiatives will be held around Kaka’ako and at the University of Hawai’i. During Pow Wow, the community is encouraged to interact with visiting artists in a creative environment.