TATTFOO TAN

Lives and works in Staten Island, NY.

Project Description: Grant will enable the artist to acquire skills related to his ongoing project, “New Earth.” He will study herbalism, blacksmithing, natural building, meditation, and outdoor survival. In turn, his new knowledge will be transferred through the workshops, tours, events, and camp trips he leads as part of “New Earth,” and his overall artistic practice that is rooted in environmental concerns.

Bio: Tattfoo Tan is an artist who collaborates with the public on issues relating to ecology, sustainability, and healthy living. His work is project based, ephemeral, and educational in nature. He resides in Staten Island, New York, with his hen.

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Tall Grass Prairie-Osage Nation, 2014. Photo: Dejan Georgevich