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Boat Kin: The Waterpod.
September 19, 2009, 12:17
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The Waterpod is a sustainable art, activist and sculpture project docked in the waters surrounding the 5 NYC boroughs. It it home to four people, who are living off-the-grid, creating their own energy and food. It is open to the public for the next two weeks….


We will celebrate the closing of our amazing four-month journey with “Future of Mobility, Urbanity, and Water(pods)” at the World’s Fair Marina in Flushing, Queens from September 16 – 27th. This celebration will include events with the Queens Museum of Art,Conflux FestivalUnderwater New YorkSwimming Cities, Terreform, Wicked Delicate’s Truck Farm, Andrew Faust and the Center for Bioregional Living, hands-on workshops forThriving After the Flood by artist Christopher Robbins, and Natalie Jeremijenko‘sEnvironmental Response Systems.

We will conclude with an all day “I Remember Future” last days of Waterpod party in conjunction with The Queens Museum of Art, featuring Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis’s Truck Farm, Natalie Jeremijenko’s Environmental Response Systems, a sound installation curated by Lauren Rosati, “Ascend” a pirate television broadcast/ planetarium installation by artist James Case Leal, and Trent Wolbe from WFMU djing.

Friday, September 18
2 PM – 4:30 PM
 Conflux Festival onboard Waterpod™
5 PM Piledrivers

Saturday, September 19
3 PM Andrew Faust: The Center for Bioregional Living: Urban Permaculture with Andrew Faust; Regenerating Today’s Cityscapes
5 PM Elizabeth L. Bradley: Father Knickerbocker Meets the Future, a lecture about the World’s Fair

Sunday, September 20
1 PM Christopher Robbins & Matt Bua: Waterborn edibles in New York / Build a solar cooker
3 PM Underwater New York Readings 
6 PM – 10 PM Swimming Cities Fundraiser Party


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