This event has been canceled due to COVID-19. All ticket holders will automatically receive refunds, please allow 2-3 weeks for processing.
Artichoke Dance presents a roving work that leads audiences through the tumbling journey of the abandoned, discarded and highly mobile single-use plastic bag. The performances take place in the Museum's Courtyard in conjunction with an on-site conversation. Artichoke Dance Company is known for innovative and engaging performances paired with environmental activism, education, community building and civic engagement. The Company's director, Lynn Neuman, is one of the nation's leading eco-artists, has been honored as an Association of Performing Arts Professionals Leadership Fellow and is the only choreographer to receive a Marion International Fellowship for the Visual and Performing Arts.
This performance is included with Museum Admission and will take place in the Museum of Art Courtyard.
► 12:00-12:30 PM
► 1:00-1:30 PM
► 3:30-4:00 PM
Lynn Neuman, Director Artichoke Dance Company, is a seasoned choreographer, teacher, and activist with recent commissions from National Gallery of Art, Valley Performing Arts Center, The Waterfront Alliance and Joffrey Ballet School. Lynn is an Association of Performing Arts Professionals Leadership Fellow and the only choreographer to be awarded a Marion International Fellowship for the Visual and Performing Arts. Her work has been performed across the United States and in Australia, Canada, South Korea and Turks and Caicos. She has been a guest artist at institutions across the country, creating innovative projects such as the Dance and Sustainability initiative at Rider University and Future Currents Festival at California State University, that bring cross sector collaborations and academic units together to examine complex problems and create forward thinking solutions. Lynn is widely known for her multi-year project mitigating plastic pollution on Coney Island and for her work with plastic bags, both in trashion, fashion from trash, creation and legislatively. Lynn is a volunteer coastal clean-up coordinator with the American Littoral Society and works on environmental justice issues with 350Brooklyn and the Gowanus Neighborhood Coalition for Justice.