EartHand Gleaners Society is an arts based organization that fosters ecological diversity and community. Based in Vancouver, British Columbia Canada and founded in 2013 our intention is to: Develop environmental education by fostering hand-based skill development through the creative arts, pursuing creative ways of reducing green-waste through up-purposing of waste stream materials and invasive plants.
Our whirlwind series of nights at Richmond’s Bridgeport Industrial Park wrapped up this last week with a final celebration of the art work made and now installed on site. Blackberry/Butterfly Net This temporary sculptural installation is made from invasive blackberry vines harvested from the Bridgeport Industrial Park. Inspired by childhood memories of running in a […]
Our feelings about rope-making range from mild enthusiasm to deep conviction and fanaticism — and we’ll be the first to admit, it’s an esoteric pursuit. But believe it or not, there are more rope-making evangelists like us out there. Historians, archaeologists, anthropologists, mathematicians and physicists — they’re coming at it from some pretty amazing, intellectual places. Our […]
Join us Saturday August 13th 1-4pm at the Richmond Pollinator Pasture in Bridgeport Industrial Park Iced nettle tea, and other light refreshments served in the pasture under the crochet tea tent. See the final sculpture installed. Featuring musical duet by Mr. Fire-Man playing a hand-made wooden horn and Jamie Macdonald on ukulele. how to find […]
Wednesday August 3rd is Porchapalooza at Trillium North Park! 6-11pm Bring something for the potluck dinner at 6pm, plate and cutlery, water bottle and picnic blanket or camping chair are also encouraged. We will have a community weaving/ rope making project going to keep hands busy while we listen to the tunes of the Legion […]
Have some free summer afternoons or evenings this summer and wondering what to do? Local artist Melodie Flook is looking for volunteers to help beautify the fence on the western edge of our work bay. Ropemaking, crocheting and knitting are just a few of the skills you can learn or practice using local plant materials […]