From Wave Hill in Riverdale:
Remediate/Re-vision: ?Public Artists Engaging the Environment
August 1–November 28, 2010 ?Exhibition Reception: Sunday, August 1, 1–4PM
Remediate/Re-vision: Public Artists Engaging the Environment reflects Wave Hill’s continuing interest in art that engages environmental issues. A dozen remediative artworks sited in the U.S. and abroad, in settings as diverse as parks, water treatment facilities, waterfronts and city roofs, are represented through video, drawings, diagrams, photos, montages and models. The exhibition explores the role of artists as instigators, collaborators, activists and designers, raising awareness of such concerns as watershed fragility, industrial and natural history, personal responsibility and ecological balance.
Artists: Lillian Ball, Jackie Brookner, Mags Harries and Lajos Héder, Natalie Jeremijenko, Patricia Johanson, Lorna Jordan, Matthew Mazzotta, Eve Mosher, Buster Simpson, Susan Leibovitz Steinman, Suzanne Lacy and Yukata Kobayashi, George Trakas, Mierle Laderman Ukeles.
• Weekly exhibition tours: Tuesdays & Thursdays, Noon; Saturdays, 2PM
• Special Lecture with Senior Curator Jennifer McGregor 50/50 Public Art of the Last 50 Years: ?Sunday, September 12, 2PM
• Artists Talks: Saturday & Sunday, October 9 & 10, 1–4PM; part of openhousenewyork weekend
• Newtown Creek Nature Walk with George Trakas, artist, and Gabriel Willow, naturalist: ?Sunday October 17, 2PM; advanced registration opens Sunday, August 15
• Public and Environmental Art Portfolio Review Day: Saturday, November 6, 12–4PM
• Curator-led Gallery Tour: Sunday, November 21, 2PM
Remediate/Re-vision is supported by the National Endowment for the Arts. Support for Wave Hill’s Visual Arts Program is provided by the Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc., Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation, The Greenwall Foundation, and the New York State Council on the Arts-a state agency.
Getting to Wave Hill is Easy?Wave Hill provides free shuttle service between the front gate, Metro-North’s Riverdale station and the #1 subway train at West 242nd Street. Special shuttle schedules for Sunset Wednesdays, pick-up and drop-off points at wavehill.org. Purchase a Metro-North Getaway Package from Grand Central Terminal or Harlem-125th Street, and receive discounts on round-trip rail fare and admission to Wave Hill. Wave Hill is accessible by car, MTA Express bus, Metro-North, the #A subway to Bx7 bus, #1 subway to Bx7/Bx10 buses.?Directions to Wave Hill Online
A 28-acre public garden and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades, Wave Hill’s mission is to celebrate the artistry and legacy of its gardens and landscapes, to preserve its magnificent views, and to explore human connections to the natural world through programs in horticulture, education and the arts.
West 249th Street and Independence Avenues • Bronx, NY 10471 • 718.549.3200 • www.wavehill.org