New Draft Collective is a New York-based duo made up of Michi Jigarjian and Libby Pratt that operates as an artistic practice, facilitator, and publisher. Solo exhibitions include Writing as Practice Peripheral Continuity Symposium, International Center of Photography, NY (2011).  Publications include Secretary Press (2012-2013). Jigarjian received a B.F.A from Lehigh University and an M.F.A. from ICP-BARD.  Pratt received a B.A. from Vassar College and a M.F.A. from ICP-BARD.  During their residency on Governors Island, New Draft Collective intends to organize two events resulting in multi-media installation:, a monthly newspaper and a published book. The events, which will be hosted offshore on the schooner Shearwater, will focus on the continually transforming relationship between man, landscape, and environment.

Image credit: courtesy of the artist