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LEIMAY Works: Qualia Gardens

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LEIMAY Works: Qualia Gardens

Time: August 29, 2016 at 6pm to September 18, 2016 at 7pm
Location: The Heckscher Foundation Children's Garden
Street: 134-136 Scholes St
City/Town: Brooklyn
Website or Map: http://leimaymain.cavearts.or…
Event Discipline: multiple
Organized By: a4 - Network Admin
Latest Activity: Aug 16, 2016

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LEIMAY Works: Qualia Gardens



The New York Restoration Project (NYRP) in partnership with the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), and The Bronx Museum of the Artspresent new works by artists Ximena Garnica and Shige Moriya at the Heckscher Foundation Children’s Garden in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

This month long exhibition and performance mark the third annual commission by NYRP to create new public artworks with the community for the community. Every year, LEIMAY hosts weekly donation-based community classes at its Williamsburg studio. The classes are created for all skill levels and are meant to provide an entry point into LEIMAY’s artistic practice. Students from LEIMAY’s community class, local artists, and the LEIMAY Ensemble join to create a diverse perfomance environment.

Admission is Free & Open to the Public


INSTALLATION
“Qualia – Umbel”
On view August 29 – September 18

The art installation traces the garden grounds with dozens of strings using tension and suspension to stimulate your personal sense of perception.

PERFORMANCES
“In Illo Tempore Vignettes”
September 8, September 10, September 17 at 7:30

A performance of bodies suspended in time, revealing the echoes of memory, alienation, and exile.

PERFORMERS
Arantxa Araujo, Masa Asahara*, Krystel Copper*, Derek Dimartini*, G.J. Dowding, Adi Eytan*, Mār Galeano, Gabriella Garcia, Emelie Hedvall, Lucy Kerr, Amy LeBlanc, Sonia Li, Lindsey Mandolini, Yuri Ogasawara, Grace Osborne, Polina Porras, Irena Romendik, Jeff Short*, Emily Smith*, Krishna Washburn, Raul Zbengheci

ORIGINAL COMPOSITION
Jeremy Slater

* – LEIMAY Ensemble Member 2016-2017


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