About the Artist
Ecological artist Aviva Rahmani''s work has reflected environmental and social concerns throughout her forty-year career. Her projects range from complete landscape restorations to museum venues that reference painting, sound and photography. Early influences on her work include interdisciplinary classical studies, activism, city planning and the merging of science with aesthetics. Rahmani''s current work reflects her interest in the application of GIS and other mapping analysis, to ""explore potential solutions for urban and rural water degradation in large landscapes."" Rahmani has taught, lectured and performed internationally, and is the recipient of numerous grants and fellowships including two from the Nancy H. Gray Foundation for Art in the Environment in 1999 and 2000. She is currently using the Internet - to perform residencies without the international travel that spews jet fuel over the earth''s waters. Virtual Cities and Oceans of If addresses global warming and political conflicts by demonstrating, analyzing and interpreting the local impact of global warming at international real world sites.
Preferred Audiences: College, Adult
Disciplines: Design Arts, Painting, Sculpture, Multi-Disciplinary
Aviva Rahmani77 Booths Quarry Road
Vinalhaven ME 04863