Application for Moffitt Library Undergraduate Student Art for 2018-2019 #MyLastTrash
How can we prevent climate change?

Moffitt Library invites undergraduate students to submit their art or design works for 2018-2019 academic year to be displayed on floors 4 and 5. This opportunity is open to current undergraduates at UC Berkeley. Pieces that have been displayed can be viewed online:

This year's theme is #MyLastTrash in support of the Zero Waste initiative at the University of California system. Your art should support how excessive trash leads to climate change and encourge members of the Cal community to try and reduce the trash they create.

Some ideas include:
- Photographs of one student's trash over a week
- Paintings of a better sustainable future
- Mock up of sustainable designs - such as boxed water
- A research poster on the amount of waste created on campus
- Art showing things people throw away in a day
- A photo series of a dumpster or people throwing away their trash
- A photo showing trash decomposing
- Design of something that can be used on campus to help eliminate trash
- Data visualization showing the declining creation of trash on campus such as in the dining hall
- Data visualization on water bottle use

We are able to accept flat, wall-mounted works such as (but not limited to):
- paintings
- drawings
- photography
- data visualizations
- architectural designs
- research posters
- graphic designs

Full guidelines can be found online:

The library is not able to offer financial compensation for display of the works.

If you are interested in having your work considered for display, please fill out this form. Submissions limit of three works per student. The deadline for entry is Monday, April 16th, 2018. Decisions will be announced in early May.

Please direct all questions and inquiries to:
Jean Ferguson

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