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In conjunction with the exhibition New York, New York, New York
PANEL: The City from Below, Above, and Sideway
Featuring: Julia Solis, Steve Duncan, Catherine McMahon, Douglas
Paulson and Marie Lorenz. Moderated by Chen Tamir and Jean Barberis.
Please join us for a panel discussion and presentations by acclaimed
urban historians and artists with slightly unusual views of New York
Sunday, January 6th, 2008 at 4:00 pm
Free and open to the public.
Steve Duncan is an urban explorer who has been climbing and crawling
around NYC's hidden spaces for the past decade.Steve will show images
from and discuss his two parallel projects: climbing to the tops of
NYC bridges over the city's major waterways and spelunking in the
tunnels that hold the city's lost and forgotten underground rivers.
Catherine McMahon will discuss the amazing history of the New York
City panorama at the Queens Museum.
Doug Paulson and Marie Lorenz
Doug Paulson and Marie Lorenz discuss their adventures exploring the
lost, forgotten, and submerged islands at the northern edge of New
Julia Solis organizes scavenger hunts and exhibitions in abandoned
spaces. She is the founder of Ars Subterranea, an artists' group
dedicated to the creative exploration of ruins, and the author of "New
York Underground: The Anatomy of a City."
New York, New York, New York
So nice we named it thrice.
Curated by Jean Barberis, Melanie Cohn, and Chen Tamir. Original
concept by Jean Barberis.
New York, New York, New York is an interactive, multimedia
installation. It is a continuation of Flux Factory's interest in urban
landscapes and takes inspiration from the Panorama, Robert Moses'
scale model of New York City in the Queens Museum of Art. Members of
the Flux Factory art collective will work in collaboration with over
100 artists from all five boroughs and around the world to re-imagine
the public and private spaces of New York.
Gallery hours: Fridays €“ Sundays, 1-5pm. Closed Dec. 23rd and 30th.
New York, New York, New York is made possible with public funds from
New York State Council on the Arts,
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and Queens Council on
the Arts, as well as generous support from
the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, The Greenwall Foundation,
Materials for the Arts, and Carnegie Corporation of New York.