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May
28
The Arts Center at Governors Island 2022 Public Season
By Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC)
The Arts Center at Governors Island
2022 Public Season

May 28 - Oct 30
Featuring exhibitions by 
Amy Khoshbin and Jennifer Khoshbin, 
Elissa Blount-Moorhead and Bradford Young,

 and Simon Benjamin

 

LMCC is thrilled to announce that The Arts Center at Governors Island will re-open to the public on Saturday, May 28 with Sun Seekers, a site-specific exhibition with performances by Amy Khoshbin and Jennifer KhoshbinBack and Song, a four-channel video installation by Elissa Blount-Moorhead and Bradford Young; and Pillars, a participatory sculpture installation by Simon Benjamin.

This season's exhibitions center around ideas of healing, offering audiences a range of perspectives related to how we manage our experiences, individual and collective, and how we might find paths of recovery. 

Exhibitions will run May 28 through October 30, with additional public programs to be announced. All programming and events at The Arts Center are free and open to the public, and all are welcome. Reservations will be available online on LMCC's website at the beginning of May.

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Amy Khoshbin and Jennifer Khoshbin
Sun Seekers

May 28 - October 30, 2022
Friday-Sunday, 12pm-6pm

July - August: Summer Friday and Saturdays, 10am-7pm, Sundays 10am-6pm
Open on Memorial Day (May 30), July 4, Labor Day (Sept 5)


Sun Seekers,
 created by sisters Amy Khoshbin and Jennifer Khoshbin, is a body of immersive installation, sculptural, and performance work meant to promote healing through disconnecting with technology and reconnecting with the natural world.

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Elissa Blount-Moorhead and Bradford Young
Back and Song

Curated by Nanette Nelms

May 28 - October 30, 2022
Friday-Sunday, 12pm-6pm

July - August: Summer Friday and Saturdays, 10am-7pm, Sundays 10am-6pm
Open on Memorial Day (May 30), July 4, Labor Day (Sept 5)


Presented for the first time in NYC, Back and Song is a meditative four-channel film and art installation that reflects on how the pursuit of health is at the root of how life, breath, joy, and pain manifest in black experience from cradle to grave.

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Simon Benjamin
Pillars

May 28 - October 30, 2022
Daily, 10am-6pm

July - August: Summer Friday and Saturdays, 10am-7pm, Sundays 10am-6pm 
Open on Memorial Day (May 30), July 4, Labor Day (Sept 5)


LMCC proudly presents the first U.S.-based installation of Pillars by Jamaican-born artist Simon Benjamin. A new iteration of Diorama, an interactive video and installation work first exhibited at the 2017 Ghetto Biennale in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Pillars continues Benjamin’s investigation into people of the African Diaspora and their evolving relationship with the sea.

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Exhibitions and public programs at The Arts Center are free and open to all. Reservations will be available on the LMCC website at the beginning of May.

Learn more about The Arts Center at Governors Island

Date
Saturday, May 28
Location
Online
This is an online event at LMCC's Arts Center at Governors Island Go to event website
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