Join ELNYA and distinguished panelists in a
discussion about Art in Alternative Spaces. From empty warehouses, storefronts
and repurposed housing, to pop-up campers and city sidewalks, artists are
getting creative about the spaces in which they live, build and present their
work. Learn about their strategies of success for sustainable art making in the
city and hear from key organizations that focus on the advocacy, development
and implementation of these ideas. You don’t want to miss this!
What: Creative Conversations: Art in
When: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Time: 7 PM
Where: Bank of America Tower 1 Bryant Park, 48th Floor, NYC
Suggested donation: $10
by February 25
* RSVP required, and please bring ID for building security check-in.
Bocanegra is an artist living and working in New York City. Her recent work
involves large-scale performance and installation, frequently translating
two-dimensional information, images and ideas from the past into
three-dimensional scenarios for staging, movement, ballet, and music.
Anita Durst is
Artistic Director at chashama which nurtures artists by transforming unused
property into ‘space to create’.
Shawn McLearen is VP, Properties, at
Artspace whose mission is to create, foster, and preserve affordable space for
artists and arts organizations.
Zach Morris is a Bessie
Award-winning director and choreographer and Co-Director of Third Rail
Projects, a New York City-based multi-disciplinary company dedicated to
reframing performance and bringing art to the public through an array of media
and within a variety of contexts.
Debra Simon is Vice President and
Artistic Director at Arts Brookfield which invigorates public spaces through
the presentation of free cultural experiences in Brookfield Office Properties’
premier buildings around the world.
Paul Parkhill is Executive Director
at Spaceworks, a nonprofit real estate organization dedicated to expanding the
supply of long-term, affordable rehearsal and studio space for artists in New