September 6: NeoRio 2014: Thinking Wilderness
Wild Rivers RGDN National Monument – Launching the “Wilderness Thinkers in Residence Project”
NeoRio (the 6th annual this year) will be marking the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act in its own way, with the launch of the “Wilderness Thinkers in Residence” project, featuring the first Thinker in Residence as the NeoRio Featured Artist team, Biocultura (Andrea Polli and John Donalds) with their new participatory project, The “T” House.
On Saturday, Sept. 6th the event will begin at 3 pm at the Wild Rivers Visitor with an artist lecture and hands on experience of their project. The event will continue with a celebration on the rim of the gorge at 6 pm at Montoso campground featuring Ric Lum’s Rio Feast Project, readings by NeoRio writers and music by High Desert Acoustic Duo, all inspired by this year’s theme, Thinking Wilderness. More information at leapsite.org/neorio or 575-586-2362.