Green Spotlight: Artists at Green Film Fest

Every year at Green Film Fest we showcase green artists from across the Bay Area, including musicians, sculptors, designers, photographers and filmmakers who are inspired by the environment.

We've teamed up with Open Show San Francisco to showcase the Bay Area's best visual storytellers on Friday April 15, 6.30pm at 518 Valencia. 

The show PROJECT EARTH will feature photographers and filmmakers exploring our environment from five unique perspectives -- social documentary, science, wildlife, landscape and conceptual art.

Here's a glimpse at the featured artists...

Open Show

Thomas Heinser

Reduziert chronicles the Bay Area’s salt evaporation ponds, representing one of only two sea salt works in the US, as well as documenting Northern and Central California’s terrain transformed by fire and drought.

Marc Hors is an itinerant photographic project which moves on bicycles across the American Continent (Alaska > Chilean Antarctic) in search of natural, social and cultural values to be linking with environmental and human right issues.

Cid Lang

Salton Sea - Beautiful Catastrophe. Salton Sea project is about stark contrasts - the mid-day harshness and sunset dreaminess, the absolute depletion of the land where life continues to grow unfettered, the barren remoteness that has fostered new spiritual and creative communities.

Brittany App

A photography project and feature length documentary film exploring California

George Gund

The photos in this series came from my walks through the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil and the realization that beneath the concrete of the urban landscape, a real jungle is constantly persisting, sometimes quietly, sometimes, shockingly, but always with a quiet and constant power.

More at FestHQ

You'll also see at FestHQ (518 Valencia) work by local photographer Sachi Cunnigham. Her work focuses on the ocean environment and as well as the photography on display here, Inside the Mind of Sachi Cunningham will be part of the Surf Shorts program on Friday, April 15, 9pm at Roxie Theater.

Photo credits: Cid Lang; Brittany App; George Gund