A worldchanging eco-literacy program for
Utah's high schools and universities
in partnership with:
National Science Foundation
"To increase ecological literacy
and empower young people to create
a sustainable and just world."
A wave of eco-literate young people reshaping the cultural and physical landscape of Utah, and the planet, for the better.
1. Bicycle powered
Gabe is the co-founder of the award-winning Bicycle Music Festival in San Francisco; profiled by press outlets as diverse as Treehugger and Scientific American; heralded as "iconic" by NPR, lauded as "the best bike fest" by Outside Magazine, and awarded San Francisco's "Certificate of Honor" for "redefining what a green music festival can be."
He is the creator of a hybrid music style called "whup music," which is featured on the new album by his band SHAKE YOUR PEACE! The band has completed 7 bicycle-based music tours, and 3 walking-based music tours with, sharing a message of sustainability.
Considered one of “bicycle culture’s great thinkers,” he is the subject of a Velo Visionaries episode that has been featured at over a dozen film festivals.
He's uniquely attuned to the world of Utah's high school assemblies, having produced and performed in them while serving as Orem High School's Senior Class President (class of 2000).
He is the husband of musician Sonya Cotton, with whom he works in the musical duo Tiny Home. They have two young children and live in Salt Lake City, UT.
The Ecotopia Now! tour rolls out in the Fall of 2020, and will reach approximately 30,000 high school and college students along Utah's Wasatch Front. Auditions for the cast and crew of Ecotopia Now! will take place over the Fall and Winter of 2019 in Salt Lake City, UT. Production development will take place during the Spring of 2020, with early sneak peek performances in Summer 2020.
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Ecotopia Now! is a non-profit project of Studio Ecotopia