Emi Nishiwaki cuts short clips of live performances that cannot be recreated (singular characteristics) using video and photography as a means to capture and reproduce them (producible characteristics). She then transforms these images into an installation, so that the audience can experience the 'singular characteristics' at that specific place and time.
Gil Lopez is an urban farmer, eco-educator, landscape designer/installer and direct action crafter. Since moving to NYC in 2010, he has become a thought leader in productive landscapes, reclaiming the commons and rebuilding our food systems. He is currently co-creating Smiling Hogshead Ranch and working at Greening the Queens Library. Keep up with Gil at his blog: http://verdantcities.