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Monday, October 15, 2018
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Monday, December 21, 2015
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Grand Army Plaza

Make Music New York Winter 2015

Monday, December 21 , 5:30 pm – 7 pm, 2015

Join the Prospect Park Alliance and Make Music New York for a musical ride around the Park. Seasoned and casual cyclists alike will perform three composed pieces, scored specifically for bicycle bells and cued by bicycling conductors wearing special helmets with colored lights. This year's pieces are: Merche Blasco’s “BLINK” from Make Music Winter 2013, Nissim Schaul’s “Wheels” from Make Music Winter 2014 and this year’s premiere “RPM” by P. Spadine.

As cyclists travel around the Drive, splitting up and joining packs, the chiming of their bells will create a truly dynamic soundscape. Bicycle bells will be distributed to the first 50 participants at the beginning of the parade, but all are encouraged to ride along and enjoy the music. 

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Cherry Island, Anthony Goicolea
Terrace Bridge

Natural Disruptions

All Day, Monday, December 21, 2015

The Prospect Park Alliance and ArtBridge have collaborated to transform 300 feet of construction fencing in Prospect Park into a large-scale, outdoor photo installation. Natural Disruptions features the work of two Brooklyn artists, Mark Dorf and Anthony Goicolea.

Through digital manipulation, Dorf and Goicolea slyly alter our understanding of nature. Goicolea’s landscapes are like snapshots from a playfully dark daydream. Dorf’s work questions the ways that science and the Internet define our relationship with nature.

The installation will cover construction fencing at the historic 1869 Wellhouse, one of Prospect Park’s oldest structures, which originally served as a pump house for the Park’s water supply. The Prospect Park Alliance is transforming the building into public restrooms featuring composting toilets—the first to be installed in a New York City park.

Natural Disruptions will be on view from September 30, 2015, through Summer 2016. In addition to the Wellhouse, the exhibition will continue along Wellhouse Drive at Terrace Bridge, adjacent to the Park’s new Sunday Smorgasburg event (which runs through October 11). The photo installation consists of more than 40 artworks, running 300 feet along Wellhouse Drive, and ranging from 6 to 8 feet high.

For a chance to win a limited edition print from this show, Instagram or Tweet an image of this exhibition with the hashtag #ArtInProspectPark. See rules.

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