Water Is Life: No Dakota Access Pipeline

Friday  6 January  2017  6:00 PM    Thursday  19 January  2017 9:00 PM
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#NoDAPL | Jamie Emerson

January 6 - 27, 2017
On view 24/7, through storefront window.
Opening Reception: Friday, January 6, 6-9pm
Closing Reception: Friday, January 27, 7-10pm

Please note: the gate will be down (i.e. the exhibit will not be viewable), on nights when the temperature falls below freezing.

#NoDAPL presents art, artifacts, and supportive media regarding the Indigenous resistance to the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline planned to cut through the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota.

The drawings, paintings, and artifacts presented were created from life during the month of September 2016, when the artist lived at the Oceti Sakowin camp at Standing Rock.

266 W 37th Street
New York, NY
(between 7th and 8th ave.)

Nearest Trains: A, C, E, 1, 2, 3

In early 2016, the US Army Corps of Engineers approved the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL). The pipeline is 1,172 miles long project that would carry crude oil from the Bakken region of North Dakota across four states, crossing underneath the Missouri River over the Ogallala Aquifer. By December 2016, more than 10,000 people from over 300 tribal nations had gathered at Standing Rock.

About the Artist
Jamie Emerson is a mixed media artist whose work focuses on interpersonal dynamics, the relationship of humans to their surroundings, and the connections between money, politics, and enduring cultural practices.

Jamie's large scale public sculpture "Bridge" is currently installed in Riverside Park South in Manhattan. In September of 2016, Jamie lived on the Standing Rock Reservation in ND, to standing with water protectors and documenting the #NoDAPL struggle. His work has appeared in At The Edge Magazine, Untapped Cities, and the West Side Rag. He currently works and lives in New York.

For more info, e-mail: jamboe65@gmail.com

Nearby hotels and apartments
Chashama 266W 37Th St
266 W 37th St, New York, 10018, NY, United States

Jamie Emerson Commento inserito tramite Facebook
-- 25/02/2017 15:08

Jamie Emerson Commento inserito tramite Facebook
-- 09/01/2017 18:39
See the works from the show and a talk with the artist about the #NoDAPL resistance at Oceti Sakowin camp.

Shirley Jarr Commento inserito tramite Facebook
-- 07/01/2017 23:07
Will there be an update on this? It would be nice to see something to know how well this worked?
-- 07/01/2017 23:07
The exhibition is on view 24/7 at 266 West 37th St.
Chashama 266W 37Th St
266 W 37th St, New York, 10018, NY, United States
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