is a nerve center for developing, sharing, and critically analyzing forms of artistic, media, and cultural expression that bring momentum and conviction to the scholarly and activist work of socio-ecological change

is devoted to new forms of collaboration between artists, humanists, scientists, designers, and engaged practitioners interested in the building of a culture that is socially and ethically just, aesthetically gratifying, and ecologically viable

is an outgrowth of BASTA! (Bridging the Arts, Sciences, and Theory for the Anthropocene), a network of scholars and practitioners centered at the University of Vermont and in the Greater Burlington area

is supported by the University of Vermont’s Steven Rubenstein Professorship for Environment and Natural Resources

welcomes the participation of any who share its broader vision