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LMCC Open Studios This Weekend!

The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council is a magical organization that fosters countless artists’ careers in this tough city, by staging exhibitions, events and even giving workspace in their artists-in-residence program. This Friday, Saturday and Sunday, they are opening their studio doors at One Liberty Plaza, a collection of artist studios that can’t help remind me of the old Coenties Slip Group that included James Rosenquist and Ellsworth Kelly not too far from there. There are some great and notable artists working out of there including Heather Hart (remember her awesome giant- rooftop installation at the Brooklyn Museum?) and Jacolby Satterwhite (his work is at the Whitney Biennial, his videos are cray, he is a force to experience). Best part- its free! You’ve just got to RSVP. Get in there and experience museum-quality work, right in the artists’ own workplace.

Jacolby Satterwhite

Jacolby Satterwhite

LMCC’s Open Studios with Workspace Artists-in-Residence and Arts East River Waterfront Artists

May 2–4

This weekend Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) opens its doors and fences to present a weekend of Open Studios with Workspace Artists-in-Residence and Arts East River Waterfront Artists.

All weekend, the public is invited to discover the various ways in which LMCC activates temporary spaces (indoor and outdoor) throughout Lower Manhattan and to meet the artists developing projects at those sites.

Details below, and remember that while all of programming is free, some events require RSVP.

Open Studios with Workspace Artists-in-Residence and Arts East River Waterfront Artists

Events at One Liberty Plaza, 12th Floor, Lower Manhattan

Friday, May 2, 7–9pm

Saturday, May 3, 1–6pm and 6–8pm

Sunday, May 4, 1–6pm

Heather Hart

Heather Hart

Events at One Liberty require RSVP. Please RSVP at http://www.tfaforms.com/323974 and submit a separate RSVP for each individual in your party.

Events at Pier 42, Lower East Side

Sunday, May 4, 12:00–4:00pm

All events are free and open to the public. The weekend’s events include performances and readings. For a full schedule, please visit http://www.lmcc.net/cultural_programs/open_studios.

 

2013–’14 Workspace Artists-in-Residence:

 

Performing Artists

Ephrat Asherie • CollaborationTown: Boo Killebrew, Geoffrey Decas O’Donnell,

Jordan Seavey • Aya Ogawa

 

Visual Artists

Hector Arce-Espasas • Seline Baumgartner • Lucas Blalock • David Court •

Molly Dilworth • Ethan Greenbaum • Gordon Hall • Heather Hart •

Amber Hawk Swanson • Rachel Higgins • Jeff Kurosaki & Tara Pelletier • Lior Modan •

Andria Morales • Irvin Morazan • Nyeema Morgan • Rachelle Mozman •

Sara Greenberger Rafferty • Jacolby Satterwhite

 

Writers

Desirée Alvarez • Cathy Linh Che • Corina Copp • Sarah Dohrmann • Kaitlyn Greenidge • John Haskell • Jonathan Padua • Jen Silverman

On-Site Assistants

Grayson Cox • Stuart Hawkins

2014 Arts East River Waterfront Artists:

Paths to Pier 42 Visual Artists & Designers

Combo Colab + Stereotank • Sonia Louise Davis • Takashi Horisaki • Tattfoo Tan •

Chat Travieso

 

Performing Artists at Pier 42

luciana achugar • Faye Driscoll • Jennifer Monson

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