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The Myth Makers discuss Avian Avatars

April 24, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

| Free

If you have missed Avian Avatars and the Myth Makers in New York City, this is the last day to meet the artists and discuss the challenges and joys of team art making. Join the dynamic collaborative, Donna Dodson and Andy Moerlein for the closing events at either 5pm or 7pm. Walk through with artists followed by tea/coffee and conversation at the Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, 1412 Broadway @ 39th St.

On January 9, 2015, the Garment District Alliance unveiled Avian Avatars, a group of five enormous sculptures, each symbolizing a unique, mythical bird. Designed by The Myth Makers, Donna Dodson and Andy Moerlein, the exhibit will occupy the neighborhood’s pedestrian space on Broadway from 36th to 41st Streets in the Garment District through April 24, 2015.

“Avian Avatars is a spectacular installation that not only intrigues passersby with its impeccable structure, it also tells fascinating stories that embody the imaginative and creative culture of the Garment District,” said Barbara Blair Randall, president of the Garment District Alliance. “We are delighted to showcase the Myth Makers, and we are confident these imposing sculptures will be the most popular public art installation in New York City this winter.”

Crafted from maple saplings, wire ties and found objects, the sculptures stand from 18 to 26 feet tall, with each bird sharing a unique myth. Avian Avatars is meant to indicate transformation, encouraging the public to heed to the stories about current human impact on the changing natural world.

Details

Date:
April 24, 2015
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Website:
http://garmentdistrictnyc.com/

Organizer

The Myth Makers: Donna Dodson & Andy Moerlein
Phone:
6179606708
Email:
Website:
themythmakers.blogspot.com

Venue

The Garment District
The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, 1412 Broadway @ 39th St, New York, NY 10018 United States
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Phone:
212.764.9600

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