Peekskill Project 6!
September 27th, from 12-5 pm
100 North Water Street, Peekskill
Festival will be on view: September 27th – December 31st, 2015
FREE ADMISSION TO ALL EVENTS
Locations: HVCCA + public parks + industrial spaces and storefronts in Peekskill
HVCCA is proud to present the 6th edition of Peekskill Project, a public art festival devoted to bringing contemporary art out of the museum and into the community; specifically into spaces not normally used to present art. Using the city as a stage, Peekskill Project 6 will engage the urban environment and its inhabitants, through site-specific art exhibitions, performances and workshops throughout the city.
From 12PM to 2:30PM, there will be FREE performances and workshops, including:
- Raphael Griswold (100 – 150 N. Water St.)
- Live Performance by Katya Grokhovsky (100 – 150 N. Water St.)
- “The End,” Storytelling Performance by Meghan Snowe (190 N. Water St.)
- Live Performance & Chalk Paintings by Alessandro Bulgini (N. Water St.)
- Live Performance by Jayoung Yoon (190 N. Water St.)
- CIRCLES Performance by Molly Haslund (N. Water St.)
- Clay Impression Workshop by Liene Bosque (N. Water St.)
From 2:30 pm, to 3 pm:
View live dance performance by Belle Ritter (N. Water St.)
From 4:30 pm to 5 pm:
Carla Rae Johnson will perform “Rosie the Riveter” in the window of “The Flatz” (1008 Main St.)
On view at multiple locations:
September 27th – December 31st, 2015
The opening on September 27th is only the beginning!
There will be events, performances, workshops, and docent led tours during the exhibit, all the way through December! On October 3rd and 4th, docent tours of the entirety of Peekskill Project 6 will be available and free to the public. Check back frequently for updates on dates and times of these fantastic upcoming events, and continue to enjoy the art of Peekskill Project 6 through December 31st.
Proposals for Peekskill Project 6 were selected and reviewed by a committee. The 9 artists and curators on the committee were selected based on their international scope as well as their understanding of the local community and environment. The committee consists of: Xavier Acarin & Roxana Fabius, Jenni Crain, Alessandro Facente, Geoff Feder, Chelsea Haines, Clara Halpern, Nina Mouritzen, James Mulvaney, and Jodi Waynberg, as well as representatives from HVCCA. Emilie Nilsson is Peekskill Project 6 Coordinator and Lead Curator.
• Kristin Anderson • Mark Andreas • Victoria Arakcheyeva • Jan Baracz • Michael Barraco • Andrew Barthelmes • Man Bartlett • Daniel Bejar • Joe Bigley • Liene Bosque • Karolina Bregula • Jenny Brockman • Jo-Ann Brody • Robert Brush • Alessandro Bulgini • Peter Bynum • Rigney Christopher •Teke Cocina • Lea Donnan • Olafur Eliasson • Lydia Goldbeck • Raphael Griswold • Katya Grokhovsky • Molly Haslund • Pablo Helguera • Elana Herzog • Sarah Hewitt • Howdoyousayyaminafrican? • Owen Hunter • Rachel Simone James • Carla Rae Johnson • Deborah Kenote • Eleanor King • Saskia Janssen & George Korsmit • Adam Kremer • Dana Levy • T. Charnan Lewis • Tora Lopez • Andrea Mastrovito • Heather McKenna • Nina Mouritzen • James Mulvaney • Sabrina Occhipinti • Maria Rapicavoli • Elise Rasmussen • Really Large Numbers • Belle Ritter • Stephen Schaum • Dustina Sherbine • Megan Snowe • Kelly Stevens • Phumelele Tshabalala • Chris Victor • Tuo Wang • Julia Weist • Lachell Workman • Jayoung Yoon •
Peekskill Project 6 is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.