Wednesday
Jun292011

Sea Worthy summer event schedule is here:

Visit the SeaWorthyNyc.Org site for the calendar of events including excursions and workshops led by Flux Factory and Gowanus Studio Space all summer long! Activities begin Friday, July 1st with a talk by fearless round-the-world Sailor Reid Stowe followed by a celebration at the Annabelle Sailing Basin in Long Island City. The weekend continues with a Trajinera building workshop led by Natalia Porter and Ben Cohen at the Gowanus Studio Space; and SP Weather Station and Marie Lorenz Present Water: Sponge at Flux Factory on July 3rd. 

 

Wednesday
Jun222011

Take to the Water! has set sail

Thank you to all who came out to join EFA Project Space in celebrating the work of Constance Hockaday, Mary Mattingly, and Swoon.  Dylan Gauthier led a night of lectures and discussion that offered informative journeys through maritime minds and proved to be a great success!  Stay tuned for upcoming events happening later this summer in the space.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Top Left: Dylan Gauthier, Top Right: Constance Hockaday, Bottom Left: Mary Mattingly, Bottom Right: Swoon

Friday
Jun172011

Check out the Sea Worthy slideshow!

click here for Sea Worthy slideshow

Tuesday
Jun142011

Take to the Water! A Discussion with Artist-Nomads on the Aquatic Open Field

The Floating Neutrinos, "Son of Town Hall"

Join us on Thursday, June 16th for Take to the Water! an evening of presentations and conversation focusing on three significant creative movements that involve the rejection of land-based conventions in order to establish platforms for new possibilities on the ubiquitous waterways. Panelists include Constance Hockaday, who will share stories of her work with the Floating Neutrinos, Swoon, who will talk about her activities with Miss Rockaday Armada and the sea-borne Swimming Cities collective, and Mary Mattingly who will describe the vision and realization of the Waterpod project. Following the presentations, Sea Worthy curatorial team member Dylan Gauthier will lead a discussion and talk-back with the artists.

Tuesday
Jun142011

Sea Worthy is Open!

On Friday, June 10th EFA Project Space, Flux Factory and The Gowanus Studio Space celebrated the opening of Sea Worthy: An Exhibition.  The opening reception was extremely successful, featuring art in the form of boat models and drawings to water-inspired videos and sound installations, all from 25 locally and internationally based artists.  Thank you to everyone who came out to support Sea Worthy: An Exhibition and kick off the summer of 2011's events organized in collaboration with Flux Factory and The Gowanus Studio Space.  Visit Sea Worthy's website for updates on events and excursions.


The seas part for Haley Hughes's three visually vibrant, thoughtfully provoking totem figureheads.

 

Jason Gandy's Atixipdio was an interactive highlight for the night's crowds with Swimming Citie's collage of drawings, photographs and a video projection close by.

Michael Arcega's Lexical borrowing... provides an opportunity to contemplate intercultural navigation amongst the company of Amze Emmons's Royal Ark plans, Reid Stowe's GPS chart mounted on a sail and Duke Riley's interwoven imagery of maritime history and New York City waterways.