Shawn Shafner

Regional Network: 
National Fellows
Class Year: 
2018
Position: 
The Puru, Artist and Educator
Organization: 
The People's Own Organic Power (POOP) Project
Location: 
Brooklyn, NY

Shawn Shafner is an artist, educator and activist. Creator of The People's Own Organic Power Project (www.thePOOPproject.org), he has catalyzed conversation about sustainable sanitation from NYC's largest wastewater treatment plant to the United Nations. Shawn teaches movement through the lineage of acclaimed choreographer Tamar Rogoff, sings with Marisa Michelson’s Constellation Chor Ensemble, and develops arts-integrated curriculum for learners of all ages.