OFF THE WALL: ROCKAWAY!

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In love with this “The Resilience of the Dreamer” by Patti Smith for MoMA PS1 at Fort Tilden Rockaway Beach, New York.

 
She offered up several stunning works, including a large-scale installation, photography exhibition, and this site-specific outdoor installation ‘The Resilience of the Dreamer’. Having witnessed personal belongings of Rockaway residents being destroyed and washed away during Sandy, Smith installed a gilded four-post bed with pure white linens in a long-abandoned building that lacks windows and parts of its roof. The bed will wear down physically, yet remain in place, a symbol of courage and resilience.

 

I wish I was in NY now to go and see it in person…

Check who else is contributing to the exhibition here

 

 
Photography and video by Jennifer Orlowski 

Original music by Salisbury Cathedral Choir from The Forty Piece Motet by Janet Cardiff

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