Music in the Garden Featuring Robert Black & the Hartt Bass Band

Music in the Garden Featuring Robert Black & the Hartt Bass Band

Sunday, June 10, 2012 - 3:00pm
Sunday, June 10, 2012 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Robert Black is a founding member of Bang on a Can All Stars and has toured the world creating unheard of music for the double Bass. He will be performing with the Hartt Bass Band. Robert Black has worked with artists of all mediums as well as musicians and technophiles from all walks of life. Robert Black has released four solo records over the years, his most recent being Modern American Bass, featuring mid-20th Century American Bass. 

for more information on Robert Black visit: www.robertblack.org

 

Civic Action: A Vision for Long Island City at Socrates Sculpture Park

Civic Action: A Vision for Long Island City at Socrates Sculpture Park

Sunday, May 13, 2012 - 2:00pm
Sunday, May 13, 2012 - 2:00pm - 6:00pm

From 2 to 6 pm, celebrate the opening of the second phase of Civic Action: A Vision for Long Island City at nearby Socrates Sculpture Park, where artists Natalie Jeremijenko, Mary Miss, Rirkrit Tiravanija, and George Trakas present their ideas for the future of our neighborhood through interactive sculptures, performances and events.   

 

 

Urban Planning for Community Building

Urban Planning for Community Building

Sunday, April 8, 2012 - 3:00pm
Sunday, April 8, 2012 - 3:00pm

Claire Weisz, founding partner of WXY Architecture + Urban Planning, has played a vital role as Civic Action’s “urban strategist”.    In her unique position as an architect and urban planner, Ms. Weisz has been instrumental in contextualizing recent Long Island City/Astoria zoning and development for the overall project.  Ms. Weisz will discuss realization of proposals as developed by Natalie Jeremijenko, Mary Miss, Rirkrit Tiravanija and George Trakas.     

Community in Context: The Story of Ravenswood

Community in Context: The Story of Ravenswood

Sunday, March 11, 2012 - 3:00pm
Sunday, March 11, 2012 - 3:00pm

Join us as Civic Action team members unravel the stories of Ravenswood and the complex layers of the community’s identity.   Representatives from the team of each Civic Action artist will explain their research processes and the findings that informed the visions of Natalie Jeremijenko, Mary Miss, Rirkrit Tiravanija and George Trakas for the future of Long Island City and its waterfront.

 

Partnering for the Climate: An Artist/Scientist Mixer

Partnering for the Climate: An Artist/Scientist Mixer

Sunday, February 12, 2012 - 3:00pm
Sunday, February 12, 2012 - 3:00pm

Given the frequent headlines about global warming, how can we make sense of this often overwhelming information and make a difference?  

 

Answers may lie in concerted, conscious collaboration between artists and scientists that joins hard science with interpretive media. Civic Action artist Mary Miss and leading scientist Eric Sanderson discuss how interpretive media and collaboration between artists and scientists can help us to better understand and respond to global warming.  Moderated by playwright Jeremy Pickard.

 

Artists Town Hall

Artists Town Hall

Sunday, January 8, 2012 - 3:00pm
Sunday, January 8, 2012 - 3:00pm

As a complement to Civic Action: AVision for Long Island City, four artist team leaders or participating members of their teams will share their ideas and visions for the future of Long Island City.  Audience will have an opportunity to address artists.  Moderated by Guest Curator, Amy Smith-Stewart.

 

For more about the exhibition Civic Action, click here.

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