Tugboat Film Pays Tribute to the Mississippi

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Date/Time: 15/08/2003 12:00 am

Next Friday: Tugboat Film Pays Tribute to the Mississippi
Screening August 15th at Riverside Park South
Presenting the works of a few local favorites, next Friday’s program, ‘Old Man River,’ pays homage to the mighty Mississippi. Developed by WWAs 2003 artist-in-residence Matt Bakkom, this program is the second this season which presents works that combine aesthetics of site specific practice with an enthusiastic interest in history, cinema and the dynamics of the social context.
Selected works include:
Railroad Turnbridge, Richard Serra
The River, Pare Lorenzt
Sunday on the River, Gordon Hitchens
Navel and A Bomb, Eiko Hosoe
Date: Friday, August 15th
Time: 8:30pm (Sunset)
Place: On the Pier at Riverside Park South, 68th Street and the Hudson River
Directions: Riverside Park South is located on the waterfront between 68th & 72nd streets.
The entrance is at 68th St. and Riverside Blvd. (note that this is not Riverside Drive).
Please visit www.workingwaterfront.org for detailed directions.
Admission: Free and open to the public.
Contact: Sara Reisman (917) 860-1839 & Randi Goldman (917) 566-5150
Tugboat Film and Video Series is a multi-year project utilizing maritime vessels and structures (boats, rafts, barges and bridges) for screenings and art venues. Tugboat presents film and video works by artists whose works address the context of the waterfront. A project of the Working Waterfront Association, since fall 2000, Tugboat has presented screenings and installations including film, video and sound work of more than 40 artists in various NYC waterfront locations. Screenings have been hosted by Socrates Sculpture Park, the South Street Seaport Museum, Riverside Park South, the Lackawanna Railroad Barge at Pier 63 Maritime, and the Rockaway Artists Alliance. For detailed program and screening information, please visit www.workingwaterfront.org.
Tugboat Film and Video Series is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency, the Department of Cultural Affairs, New York City Council, Experimental Television Center’s Media Arts Technical Assistance Fund, a program of the New York State Council on the Arts, and the New York City Department of Parks. Post-production sponsor: Rutt Video and Internet. http://www.rvi.com