Mandy Greer Performance Piece, Next Thursday

8 Jul

Mater Matrix Mother and Medium
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Have you ever seen a performance piece? Come and enjoy a new work by UW graduate Mandy Greer next week at Camp Long! It’s free and open to the public!

Artist Mandy Greer is creating an artwork she will install this summer at Camp Long in West Seattle. Titled Mater Matrix Mother and Medium, the project includes participatory art-making events, the temporary installation of a 200-foot fiber “river” and a dance performance. Mater Matrix Mother and Medium celebrates the splendor of Seattle’s urban creeks and encourages stewardship of essential watersheds.

See the artwork
The temporary installation will take shape at Camp Long from June 15 to July 31. Camp Long is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Greer will install the fiber “river” near the Polliwog Pond, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday, June 15 through July 9.

Watch performance at Polliwog Pond
The project includes a performance produced by Greer in collaboration with choreographer and dancer Zoe Scofield. The performance will take place 6:30 p.m., Thursday, July 16, near Polliwog Pond.

All events are free and open to the public. Special thanks to Seattle Parks & Recreation.
DATE: Thursday, July 16, 2009 slug-princess1
TIME: 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Camp Long
5200 35th Ave. S.W.
INFO: Patricia Hopper
(206) 684-7311

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