Art + Culture

Light Year 7: Decomposing Hierarchies

LIGHT YEAR 7: Decomposing Hierarchies

Video Art Exhibit projected onto the Manhattan Bridge
Thursday, November 5
6 – 10pm
In the Pearl Street Triangle (Water St & Pearl St.)
DUMBO, Brooklyn

Curated by Sarah Walko, Director of Arts Programming

Works by Marble House Project 2015 Residents: Anne Katrine-Senstad, Catherine Page Harris, Orit Ben-Shitrit, Margeaux Walter, and Jeannette Ehlers.

“Decomposing Hierarchies” is a publicly-presented video art exhibition on the Manhattan Bridge anchorage that explores various approaches to striping systemic hierarchies. The descriptive “decomposing” is chosen as each of the artists is pulling us through a transformation. Whether between living species, value systems or race, all of these artists are examining our relationship with historically and culturally constructed pecking orders that are in a state of decay and are far past serving us as a culture.

Marble House Project is a 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2013 and is located in Dorset, Vermont.

The Manhattan Bridge comes alive with “Light Year,” a one-year program of projected video art presented the First Thursday of every month. In honor of the United Nations’ declaration of 2015 as The Year of Light and Light Art, “Light Year” includes a well-rounded program of video artists from around the globe. Curated, created and presented by Leo Kuelbs Collection, John Ensor Parker and Glowing Bulbs (aka 3_Search), “Light Year” reveals surprising connections and highlights Dumbo’s role as an important hub for technology and the arts.

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