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Climbing the Walls – A Virtual Multi-Media Exhibition
June 6 - September 6Free
From June 6 – September 6, 2020 Studio Theater in Exile and Hudson Valley Museum of Contemporary Art (HV MoCA) will present Climbing the Walls, a virtual multi-media arts exploration in the time of Corona.
Climbing the Walls is a virtual exhibition of visual works of art, poetry and performances with new content offered each week from June – September made available to experience free of charge on their websites.
Climbing the Walls is based on Writing the Walls, a 13-year collaboration between the two organizations due to the cancelation of this year’s annual event because of threat of Co-VID19.
The original event, Writing the Walls is held annually at the museum, produced by Studio Theater in Exile that includes a selection of poems and theatrical presentations created as interpretations of the current exhibition at the museum.
Maintaining the commitment to engage a diverse community of creatives and audiences Climbing the Walls includes participants ranging from teen to seniors, different in belief, race, talent, sexual orientation, ideas, content, and education. Each of the artists were asked to create their work so as to be presented online.
The artists available in June will include: Marjorie Conn, Satyaki Dutta, Lorraine Currelley, Donna Faranda, Isis Kenney, Barbara Korman, Sarah Mills, Ocean Morrisett, Elisa Pritzker, and Rochelle Spooner.
Join us for Climbing the Walls
www.studiotheaterinexile.com and www.HudsonValleyMOCA.com.
Mara Mills, Executive Director for Studio Theater in Exile
and Livia Straus, President of Hudson Valley Museum of Contemporary Art.
About Studio Theater in Exile
Studio Theater in Exile is committed to working with underrepresented voices, both in the playwrights and content of plays we produce. Our productions explore difficult issues of identity, conflict, and displacement. Prioritizing audience interface, we partner with libraries, museums, galleries, and community centers. Theater promotes dialogue. We seek that connection.
About Hudson Valley Museum of Contemporary Art
Hudson Valley MOCA, a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts and education organization, was founded in Peekskill, New York, by Livia and Marc Straus, significant collectors of contemporary art since 1968. The museum works with an international roster of renowned artists as well as emerging local talent. Hudson Valley MOCA operates a 12,000 square foot exhibition space and is the primary sponsor of the Peekskill Project, citywide celebration of site-specific installations by international contemporary artists. Through its long-standing partnerships with local schools, businesses, city officials, and nonprofits, Hudson Valley MOCA is dedicated to enriching the quality of life in Peekskill and encouraging economic development.
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