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Hard Place, new web art by Jenny Polak, Lauren Gill and others at www.tenement.org/hardplace.
We are at last
presenting HARD PLACE - new web art by Jenny Polak and Lauren Gill in collaboration
with many currently or formerly detained immigrants. The work is at the Lower
East Side Tenement Museum's web site www.tenement.org/hardplace It is the result
of a Digital Artist Residency at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum in NY.
They are holding a panel discussion there about it and its context ON WEDNESDAY
APRIL 17TH with Aarti Shahani from Citizens and Immigrants for Equal Justice
(CIEJ) ArialDavid Reimers - Professor Emeritus of History, New York University
Judy Rabinowitz - ACLU's Immigrants' Rights Project Steven Heller - Supervising
Attorney, Legal Services and Citizenship Project, New York Association for New
Americans Inc. (NYANA) This is what has been keeping me so busy this past year.
Please have a look. Time: 6-8pm Phone: 212-431-0233 x.234 Location: The Tenement
Theater at 97 Orchard Street (between Broome and Delancey) Directions: You can
see the directions page on the museum site (0000,0000,ffffhttp://www.tenement.org)
info for public transport: Directions to 97 Orchard Street: Subway F to Delancey
Street or J, M, or Z to Essex Street. Walk two blocks away from the Williamsburg
Bridge (west) to Orchard Street, turn left and walk 1/2 block south to the middle
of Orchard Street (before Broome). Directions to 90 Orchard Street: Bus Sightseeing
busses and the M15 bus (1st & 2nd Ave/South Street Seaport/Wall Street/Battery
Park/Ellis Island Ferry) stop at Grand and Allen Streets.