In Spring 2022, The Repair Lab awarded four undergraduate students $500 to support creative projects around environmental justice themes.
Brooke Crouch (2022) created audio adaptations of her UVA Climate Stories project.
UVA Climate Stories is a platform for UVA students, faculty and staff to share their personal experiences of climate change in order to further the climate conversation. Listen to all UVA Climate Stories here.
Shelby Lawton (2022) installed her multimedia projection work, "Take Flight."
"Take Flight" illustrates that the decisions humanity makes now have much wider effects on the rest of the world in the future. See more of Shelby's work here.
Grace Beeman (2022) knitted a scarf which represents the emission level of a likely caricinogen, chloroplene, in LaPlace,LA, an environmental justice community.
Grace created this scarf to bring awareness to this issue and to support these communities’ fight for environmental justice.
Patrick Cloud (2024) continued work on a podcast about thrifting, upcycling and sustainable fashion.