Gallery: Noguchi Museum and Socrates Sculpture Park Present “Civic Acti...

R/Call: IF ONLY THE CITY COULD SPEAK installation by artist Mary Miss and project team as part of Civic Action: A Vision for Long Island City; Photo by Bill Taylor, Courtesy of The Noguchi Museum
Mary Miss, a trained sculpture artist, presents Ravenswood/CaLL, a repurposed district along the western coastline of Queens named after the Ravenswood strip in LIC. This district would be a small scale example of the City as a Living Laboratory (CaLL), dedicated to developing projects through a collaborative effort between artists and scientists. Described as an "art-infused urban research zone," it will include a lab where artists and scientists can work together on research projects, with the secondary goal of preventing gentrification in the area by using a dilapidated area for creative causes that empower the established local community.

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