Meet our Grantees – EMERGENCE



This is the last weekend to go to Governor’s Island and check out Emergence. When we last got a report from them there had been over 1,000 visitors. So if you are in the New York area, check out how to get there on their wonderful website and go interact with their paticipatory art!!

Here is some information about their exhibition:
Emergence is a summer exhibition of experimental and participatory art involving more than 30 artists/collectives, with a strong emphasis on audience and artist interaction.

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS/COLLECTIVES:Anne Arden McDonald, artcodex, Asha Ganpat, Avant Car Guard, Barend de Wet – Douglas Gimberg – Christian Nerf , Chris Jordan, Casper Electronics, Damon Hamm, Erik Fabian, Eugenia Yu, Friendly Falcons & Their Friend the Snake, G-77, Jason Van Anden & Nat Hawks, John Krill, John Walter, Michael Alan, Monica Müller, Peripheral Media Projects, Pornj Diamond Cell, Sarah Phillips, Saviour Scraps, Tara Parsons, Tim & Martin Dockery, Triangle Project, and Urban Homesteading Project.

Emergence is curated by Johan Kritzinger, Joyce Manalo, Elke Dehner & Audrey Boguchwal.

EMERGENCE IS A PROJECT OF FIGMENT 2008. FIGMENT IS A PROJECT OF ACTION ARTS LEAGUE, AND IS PRODUCED BY A COALITION OF VOLUNTEERS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE PURE PROJECT. FIGMENT IS MADE POSSIBLE IN PART WITH PUBLIC FUNDS FROM THE MANHATTAN COMMUNITY ARTS FUND, SUPPORTED BY THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS AND ADMINISTERED BY THE LOWER MANHATTAN CULTURAL COUNCIL. IN ADDITION, EMERGENCE IS SUPPORTED BY A GRANT FROM THE BLACK ROCK ARTS FOUNDATION.


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