Join interdisciplinary artist and current Guggeinheim Fellow, Sarah Cameron Sunde, for a conversation and guided walk towards the wetlands to look for the presence of water on the Snug Harbor campus, and connect with it in a more than human way. This walk is recommended for anyone who is interested in movement, performance art, place studies, environmental causes, and climate change.
WHEN: August 7 | 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
WHERE: Meet at Shinbone Alley archway entrance near Parking Lot P3. The group will walk together to the Snug Harbor Wetlands
This activity is part of a lead up to the culminating work in the 36.5 series, 36.5 / New York Estuary, which will take place from 7:27am-8:06pm on September 14 in Queens, with participation from 36.5 global sites including Bangladesh, Brazil, Kenya, the Netherlands, and Aotearoa-New Zealand. Staten Island residents are invited to watch the performance livestreamed performance at the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art at Snug Harbor.
Featuring dance classes, site-specific performances, workshops, and a showcase of Staten Island choreographers, the Snug Harbor Dance Festival on August 6 – 7 creates space for artists and communities to get inspired, create, and connect through movement.
The Snug Harbor Dance Festival is generously sponsored by Kevin Chau. This program is made possible with support from Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation, The New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.