Peekskill Project 6

Public Art Festival
Curator: Emilie Nilsson
@HVCCA, Peekskill, NY

Opening Reception:
September 27th, from 12-5 pm
100 North Water Street, Peekskill

Festival will be on view: September 27th – December 31st, 2015
Locations: HVCCA + public parks + industrial spaces and storefronts in Peekskill

Featured artists: Michael Barraco, Man Bartlett, Alessandro Bulgini, Jenny Brockmann, Olafur Eliasson, Kristin Anderson among others

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 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. 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.)