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Green Dreamer: Sustainability and Regeneration From Ideas to Life


Mar 26, 2019

What's at stake when the coverage of environmental issues leave out their impacts on the people they affect? What is the role of an artist in supporting the sustainability and regeneration of a thriving planet?

Sharing his wisdom here is Michael A. Estrada, a photographer, writer, and the founder of Brown Environmentalist, also known as BEEN Media. Let's dive in!

 

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HIGHLIGHTS

 

[5:10] Kaméa: "What is the role of an artist in environmental activism?"

[6:58] Michael talks about what led him to focus on the experiences of people of color in sustainability.

 

[11:16] Michael discusses how common media narratives about environmental activism may have harmed BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color).

[13:06] Michael: "Yes, it's painful. But in that pain, there is also a lot of healing that needs to be done.

[15:06] Michael and Kaméa discuss how social media has been unhelpful in creating the picture of what an environmentalist looks like.

 

[22:43] Michael: "Take the time to do the self-learning and the self-healing work."

 

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