The evening will begin with the permanent launch of the show, “State of the Arts” hosted by Savona Bailey-McClain from 5-6 p.m. and then the screening of the short film. After the screening, there will be a live discussion about the film, the use of public space and how we can continue to build communities in NYC.
About the Director and Producer JR
JR exhibits freely in the streets of the world, catching the attention of people who are not typical museum visitors. In 2011 he received the TED Prize, after which he created Inside Out, an international participatory art project that allows people worldwide to get their picture taken and paste it to support an idea and share their experience. His most recent installations include a collaboration with New York City Ballet, a huge installation on the Panthéon in Paris and the pasting of a container ship.