Hundreds to join indigenous
DATELINE SAN ONOFRE, CALIFORNIA: At 10:30 AM, this Saturday June 9,th hundreds of concerned citizens will join with the Acjachemen Nation to create a “work of living aerial art” calling for the safe containment and removal of nuclear waste generated by the San Onofre nuclear power plant. The participants will use their bodies to create the art on the beach at San Onofre State Beach Park, Trail #6 (get Map)
The project is organized by the Juaneño Band of Mission Indians, Acjachemen Nation in cooperation with internationally recognized aerial artist John Quigley of Spectral Q, and the non-profit group Public Watchdogs .
“Aerial Art” describes a process of organizing hundreds of people into a living work of art that can only be fully seen from the air. The temporary art work will be photographed from above.
Aerial art uses large groups of people to create images like these.
Who: Members of the Acjachemen Nation, (pronounced “Aw-hawsh-a-men”), supporters, and the public at large.
What: Creation of a massive human aerial art installation to support the indigenous Acjachemen and safe storage and removal of deadly nuclear waste at San Onofre
When: Saturday June 9, 2018 | 10:30am-2pm
Where: On the beach at San Onofre State Park, Bluffs Campground, Trail 6
The Acjachemen have lived as stewards on the beach at San Onofre since the close of the last Ice Age. This event welcomes supportive people to unite with members of the Acjachemen Nation to create an urgent and evocative message about the dangers of nuclear waste.
The event will include a ceremonial procession to the beach led by Acjachemen Elders and tribal members, along with presentations from the Tribal Chairwoman, prominent Elders, youth speakers, cultural practitioners, and select world music performers, including Larisa Stow & Shakti Tribe, and traditional songs and ceremony. The event will culminate, at 1PM, with the creation of a large-scale human art installation.
Event is free. $15 parking.
The Power of Aerial Art – an amazing photo and video opportunity
The Human Aerial Art event is immersive and interactive. It allows people to raise the power of their voice and their body as a visual declaration for building a community that respects the planet we live on. Spectral Q Aerial Art images have been featured in hundreds of media outlets across the globe.
For background or to arrange interviews, contact Charles Langley at (858) 752-4600, or Langley @ publicwatchdogs.org