West 104th Street Garden

July 23, 2014

Back to Eden: Garden Themed Events at MOBIA

Filed under: Events — by west104garden @ 2:26 pm

July 23: Special Lecture with Juanli Carrión

Join artist Juanli Carrión tonight at 6:30pm at MOBIA. He will describe his current outdoor project in TriBeCa, Outer Seed Shadow #01, in which he interviewed individuals from various ethnic groups and countries, all of whom live in Manhattan, and each person elected a plant representing his or her origin to include in Carrión’s garden. Attendance is free. Registration is suggested but not required. For more information, please call (212) 408-1500, or email info@mobia.org.

July 27: Artist Talk: Mary Temple

Join Mary Temple this Sunday, July 27th, at 3pm as she discusses North Wall, South Light, Garden, the light installation she created this year for MOBIA. Attendance is free. Registration is suggested but not required. For more information, please call (212) 408-1500, or email info@mobia.org.

August 5: Planting the Seed: The Garden as Symbol in Contemporary Art

From Japanese rock gardens, to medieval cloistered gardens, to the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the garden has held symbolic meaning across cultures and throughout history. Join Back to Eden curator Jennifer Scanlan and artists Naomi Reis and Lina Puerta, on August 5th at 6:30pm, in a special tour of the exhibition and discussion about the symbolic meanings of the garden in the exhibition and in the artists’ work. Attendance is free. Registration is required.

For more information, please call (212) 408-1500, or emailinfo@mobia.org.

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