Join LMCC for Open Studio Weekend. From September 26–28, we’ll highlight arts activities at five unique sites, LMCC’s Arts Center and St. Cornelius Chapel at Governors Island, Pier 42 on the East River Waterfront, Battery Park, and 125 Maiden Lane (our Lower Manhattan office building) and invite you to get to know the artists who are working there.

As is the case with many of LMCC’s public activities, the events are perfect for learning more about artists and their unique practices. Open Studio Weekend is free and open to the public. Several events may require advance RSVPs.

Process Space 2014 Artists-in-Residence
Jarrod Beck • Daniel Bejar • Andy Bragen • Jibz Cameron • Jean-Marie Casbarian • Iris Cushing • Ghost of a Dream
Mustafa Faruki • Brendan Fernandes • Malik Gaines & Alexandro Segade • Suspicitude • Anthony Heinz May • Leah Raintree
Will Rawls • Mary Temple • Rachel Tess • Lois Weaver and Peggy Shaw of Split Britches •  Karen Weiser • Marion Wilson • Netta Yerushalmy • Davide Zucco • Jonathan Allen- Onsite Assistant

Extended Life participants
Vanessa Anspaugh • Rashaun & Silas

Paths to Pier 42 Visual Artists & Designers
Combo Colab + Stereotank • Sonia Louise Davis • Takashi Horisaki • Tattfoo Tan • Chat Travieso with Yeju Choi

Arts East River Waterfront Performing Artist
luciana achugar

Installation by
caraballo-farman

September 26–28
Governors Island, Pier 42 on the East River Waterfront, Battery Park, and 125 Maiden Lane (our Lower Manhattan office building)

See schedule of activities below.

All events are free and open to the public.

Events at LMCC’s Project Space require RSVP. Please RSVP here and submit a separate RSVP for each individual in your party.

Battery Park
8:00am–8:00pm
The Signs of Paradise by caraballo-farman
A towering installation providing directional signs and mileage to the 50 towns of Paradise. Situated near the historic and iconic Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.

Governors Island: St. Cornelius Chapel
12:00–4:00pm
Souvenir Dialogue by Rachel Tess
Exhibition on view
Souvenir is a project that investigates the relationships between architecture and choreography and choreographer and audience.

Governors Island: LMCC’s Arts Center
12:00–5:00pm
Trisha Brown: Embodied Practice and Site-Specificity
An exhibition that examines a pivotal time in Trisha Brown’s early career as an artist and choreographer.

125 Maiden Lane: Project Space
5:00pm
Open Studio with Netta Yerushalmy
Yerushalmy explores a new work that engages with personal history as well as aesthetic defamiliarization, within a performance space.

RSVP required. Please RSVP here and submit a separate RSVP for each individual in your party.

Battery Park
8:00am–8:00pm
The Signs of Paradise by caraballo-farman
A towering installation providing directional signs and mileage to the 50 towns of Paradise. Situated near the historic and iconic Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.

Governors Island: LMCC’s Arts Center
10:00am–5:00pm
Trisha Brown: Embodied Practice and Site-Specificity
An exhibition that examines a pivotal time in Trisha Brown’s early career as an artist and choreographer.

12:00–5:00pm
Open Studios with Process Space Artists-in-Residence
Visit the studios of 20 visual artists, writers, and designers who began their residencies with LMCC in August in our multi-disciplinary Arts Center at Governors Island.

4:00pm
Open Studio with Rashaun & Silas
Silas Riener, Cori Kresge and Melissa Toogood will perform work-in-progress excerpts of Rashaun Mitchell’s new choreography, before my eyes (working title), scheduled to premiere at New York Live Arts in April 2015.

Pier 42
12:00–4:00pm
Open Studios with Paths to Pier 42 Visual Artists & Designers and Arts East River Waterfront Performing Artists as part of Fall Festival at Pier 42, a new park space on the Lower East Side Waterfront, featuring Combo Colab & Stereotank, Sonia Louise Davis, Takashi Horisaki, Tattfoo Tan, Chat Travieso with Yeju Choi, and luciana achugar.

12:00–4:00pm
2nd Annual LES Kite Festival with the Two Bridges Neighborhood Council
Design, build, and fly a kite on the pier, and compete for the highest-flying, fastest, and most-unique kite awards.

12:00pm
Open Studio with luciana achugar
Location: Corner of Madison and Rutgers Streets off the East Broadway F train subway stop, on the way to Pier 42.
Experience The Pleasure Project, a performance/public space intervention with choreographer luciana achugar, an LMCC Arts East River Waterfront performing artist.

12:30pm
Opening Remarks

1:00pm
Guided tour of Paths to Pier 42 artist projects
The tour closes with a christening ceremony of New Earth Apocalypse Knowledge Advancement (NEAKA), an installation by Tattfoo Tan.

2:30pm
Combo Colab & Stereotank, DrumReef 42 Workshop and Performance
Join the artists for a sound workshop and drumming performance on their DrumReef 42 installation.

Governors Island: St. Cornelius Chapel
12:00–4:00pm
Souvenir Dialogue by Rachel Tess
Exhibition on view
Souvenir is a project that investigates the relationships between architecture and choreography and choreographer and audience.

4:00pm
Open Studio with Rachel Tess

Battery Park
8:00am–8:00pm
The Signs of Paradise by caraballo-farman
A towering installation providing directional signs and mileage to the 50 towns of Paradise. Situated near the historic and iconic Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.

Governors Island: LMCC’s Arts Center
12:00–5:00pm
Trisha Brown: Embodied Practice and Site-Specificity
An exhibition that examines a pivotal time in Trisha Brown’s early career as an artist and choreographer.

12:00–5:00pm
Open Studios with Process Space Artists-in-Residence
Visit the studios of 20 visual artists, writers, and designers who began their residencies with LMCC in August in our multi-disciplinary Arts Center at Governors Island.

2:00pm
Open Studio with Vanessa Anspaugh
Anspaugh will investigate two works she has been researching and developing that deal with questions around authorship and sustainability of the individual artist.

4:00pm
Open Studio with Rashaun & Silas
Silas Riener, Cori Kresge and Melissa Toogood will perform work-in-progress excerpts of Rashaun Mitchell’s new choreography, before my eyes (working title), scheduled to premiere at New York Live Arts in April 2015.

Governors Island: St. Cornelius Chapel
12:00–4:00pm
Souvenir Dialogue by Rachel Tess
Exhibition on view
Souvenir is a project that investigates the relationships between architecture and choreography and choreographer and audience.

4:00pm
Open Studio with Rachel Tess