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Alastair MacLennan, FF Alumn, at Newhouse Center, opening June 30, 2002
Artists Explore the Staten Island North Shore
June 30, 2002 -January 12, 2003
at the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art
Opening Reception Sunday, June 30, 2 - 5 pm
The Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art at Snug Harbor Cultural Center presents ARTFRONT/WATERFRONT: Artists Explore the Staten Island North Shore, an exhibition of over thirty newly commissioned visual and performance projects by regional and internationally recognized artists for the Newhouse galleries, other cultural institutions and public locations along the North Shore of Staten Island. A necklace of parks, museums, and historical sites enlivens the North Shore of Staten Island from the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge to the Bayonne Bridge. This wealth of attractions looks out on one of the most commanding vistas in New York City. Exploring the distinctive identity, character, stories and symbolism of the Staten Island shoreline, these artworks inspire discovery and reflection on the harbor in our midst – a dynamic, changing waterfront of mournful decay and inherent beauty.
Milenka Berengolc, Staten Island, NY; Charlie Citron, Amsterdam, Holland and Richard Thomas, Melbourne, Australia; Zsuzsa Dardai and Janos Saxon, Budapest, Hungary; Stephanie Dinkins, Staten Island, NY; Martina Galvin, Dublin, Ireland; Ginevra Godin, Berlin, Germany; Kristaps Gulbis, Riga, Latvia; Julia Healy, Staten Island, NY; Amy Hotch, New York, NY; Bozo Jurjevic and Josip Bace, Dubrovnik, Croatia; Leszek Knaflewski, Poznan, Poland; Simon Lee, Brooklyn, NY; Claire Lesteven, Marseille, France; Lotta Linbeck, Rattvik, Sweden; Robin Locke Monda, Staten Island, NY; Birgitta Lund, New York, NY; Alastair MacLennan, Northern Ireland;Anna Macleod, Leitrim Ireland; Anne Marie McDonnell, Staten Island, NY; Aisling O'Beirn, Belfast, Northern Ireland; Mariusz Olszewski and Mariusz Soltysik, Lodz, Poland; Richard Powell, Cardiff, Wales; Eliza Proctor, Brooklyn, NY USA; Marc Rome, Cardiff, Wales; Paco Simon, Zaragoza, Spain; Jason Simon, Brooklyn/Staten Island, NY; Ann-Katrin Spiess, Manhattan/Staten Island, NY; Suzy Sureck, New York, NY; Goran Trbuljak, Zagreb, Croatia; Dagmar Uhde, Berlin, Germany; Miyuki Yokomizo, Kanazawa, Japan; and Gorki Zuvela, Split, Croatia
Curated by Olivia
Georgia (New York City), Sean O'Reilly (United Kingdom), Dean Jokanovic Toumin
(Croatia) and Lauren
Amazeen (New York City.)
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