The Future of our Water

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The Future of our Water

In 15 years time, we will have less water. Student video and photography explores a truly innovative future. Join our Conversation.

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Taos Center for the Arts 133 Paseo Del Pueblo Norte Taos, NM 87571

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  • 3 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Join the True Kids 1 Youth Council on Friday, December 9th at 5:30pm at the Taos Center for the Arts (TCA) for a fascinating community dialogue on The Future of our Water. Students have shot interviews all across northern NM — next to roaring rivers and beaver dams, beside fire-damaged acequias, at the Outdoor Economics Conference, the Democratic Party Matanza, and the Taos Farmers Market, and of course in our studio here at TK1 HQ. They flew drones, used wireless mics and C-stands, and asked outstanding questions…

Following a reception in the TCA lobby featuring free food, a gallery of student photographs of water, and an immersive water exhibit, we’ll gather in the theater at 6:30pm. TK1 will then show a context video of experts offering their anxieties and hope for the future. Following this, each student will present his/her short video, featuring b-roll and fantastic short animations. After each video we’ll host a community conversation between the student, an expert — and YOU, as part of the audience Q&A. Student shorts include:

* Can beavers help us better manage our water? * How can fire and water better co-exist? * What is the future of water rights? * How can we better follow and develop regenerative agriculture practices? * Is cloud seeding a good idea? * What lessons from the past can acequias teach us to help shape our future of water? * How might green infrastructure slow our water down? * How can Taos Ski Valley best steward the Hondo watershed? * How can we be smarter about tomorrow’s water today?