Alex Nates-Perez

Researcher - Storyteller - Creative analytic

Location icon United States of America

I'm a communicator. Brought up in a multicultural, multiracial family, I mastered the art of listening, learning, and understanding at a young age. Moving all over the US as a child made me a people person by necessity. I'm a storyteller at heart. I'm interested in the "why" and the "how," doesn't matter the "what." I want to get to the meat of things, the gristle that adds natural flavor and sustenance to human truth.

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gb&d magazine
08/08/2016
Material World: AMAM for Agar Plasticity - gb&d

Three Japanese designers walk into a supermarket-and no, this isn't the beginning of a joke-to find themselves stopped at an item they had walked by many times before. The product that caused pause is agar, a seaweed-derived food product frequently eaten in Japan and also used in the scientific and medical fields worldwide.

gb&d magazine
04/28/2016
Event Recap: 2016 Mohawk Sustainability Summit - gb&d

Mohawk Group, a leading producer of sustainable commercial flooring, carpeting, and hard surface products, recently hosted its annual Sustainability Summit from May 9-11 in Seattle-a setting for relaxation, networking, and learning. The intimate summit of leading sustainable executives and designers included tours of award-winning spaces, innovative workshops, panel discussions, and networking dinners with a focus ...

Chicago Climate Festival 2016
07/29/2016
Complex Science Made Accessible: the Fog Lifts from Climate Change

By Alex Nates-Perez There is nothing simple about Climate Change. Not only does it involve complicated scientific concepts, but also the predicted ramifications of Climate Change are scary to think about. One local Chicago Museum has put together an exhibit aiming to explain Climate Change to families and, most importantly, children in an easy to...

gb&d magazine
04/28/2016
Defined Design: Butterfly House by Feldman Architecture - gb&d

Visionary firm Feldman Architecture recently took peace and serenity to a new level by creating an imaginative, sustainable getaway retirement home dubbed the Butterfly House. Their clients spent two years selecting the perfect plot of land on the privately owned Santa Lucia Preserve near Carmel, California and settled on a 2,900-square-foot area within a meadowland ...

Chicago Climate Festival 2016
07/23/2016
MoCP Exhibits Environmental Degradation: This time it's personal

I walked into the air-conditioned building into the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Chicago's Columbia College (MoCP) and felt I had entered an environmental sanctuary. Not only was I sheltered from the muggy 90-degree July day, I was also met with a refreshing example of art as activism.

environmental critique
09/27/2016
Tea with Judy Natal and a Conversation about Process, Grief, and why Science needs Art

By Alex Nates-Perez "Acclaimed Chicago photographer Judy Natal will talk about her recent work, Another Storm is Coming, and screen two moving new videos that were commissioned by the Center for Energy and Environmental Research in the Human Sciences at Rice University (CENHS). Commemorating the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina she dramatizes the effects of...

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