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Illegal Kosmonavtika
Public Program - Tbilisi
Everything you need to know about Guerilla Gardening

Saturday, July 1, 2017, 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Tbilisi Geophysical Observatory
150, D. Agmashenebeli Ave. Tbilisi 0112, Georgia

This three-part workshop covers the importance of Guerilla Gardening in urban spaces, how to make seed-bombs, and a hands-on gardening project. In conjunction with the Franchise Exhibition Illegal Kosmonavtika.


Nata Peradze introduces the "Guerrilla Gardening, Tbilisi" movement and its most topical projects, followed by a hands-on demonstration in which participants learn how to produce seed bombs and where and how they need to be thrown. Participants will make their own seed bombs for future use throughout the city. Following the seed-bomb workshop, participants will do some Guerilla Gardening by planting flowers in a small garden around the observatory.

Nata Peradze is a social and environmental activist, and founding member of Guerrilla Gardening, Tbilisi. In 2010 she founded Green School Zahesi, a school providing environmental and botanical education for children, and from 2008-2009 she was the General Manager of Green Service LTD, focusing on Landscape and City Park Design, Planting, and Maintenance. From 2000-2010 she was the Founder of the Planta LTD, where she grew and sold plants. Peradze is also an occasional graphic designer for Studio 1,2,3 and Inter-S magazine, also she was a restoration specialist in the Georgian State Museum of Arts, Tbilisi Artist's House, and Georgian State Institute of Monument Preservation.

apexart’s program supporters past and present include the National Endowment for the Arts, Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, the Kettering Family Foundation, the Buhl Foundation, The Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Spencer Brownstone, the Kenneth A. Cowin Foundation, Epstein Teicher Philanthropies, The Greenwich Collection Ltd., William Talbott Hillman Foundation/Affirmation Arts Fund, the Fifth Floor Foundation, the Consulate General of Israel in New York, The Puffin Foundation, the Trust for Mutual Understanding, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, and public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Governor and administered by LMCC, funds from NYSCA Electronic Media/Film in Partnership with Wave Farm: Media Arts Assistance Fund, with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, as well as the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.
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