Dumpster Divers in City Hall

This months' Dumpster Diver Dispatch takes us to City Hall, where the latest exhibit in the Art in City Hall series is "The Green Exhibit," a collection of work by 45 Delaware Valley-based artists on the you-know-what theme.

Four of those artists are members of the Dumpster Divers of Philadelphia. On the night the show opened I got some brief audio interviews with them about how their artwork expresses and/or embodies the 'Green' ideology. You can see a few samples above, and if you click on the MP3 links below you'll hear:

Of course, there's plenty more art, and green perspectives, in the show, which you'll find on the 2nd and 4th floors of City Hall through January 23rd. City Hall is open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

With the variety of expression and talent on display, there's something to tickle every artistic sensibility - and if life really does imitate art, we should all be living a little greener by early 2009.

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