Film Screening: Dead Horse Bay And Making Art From Junk – Sunday, May 20, 2:00-3:30 PM

0520 Sun 200 FILM Dead Horse Junk Art sq 5-7-18

2-3:30 Film Screenings:


-Dead Horse Bay: New York’s Hidden Trove of Trash – Q&A after with artist Gereard Barbot.
“This documentary examines the history of Dead Horse Bay, a small desolate cove on the outskirts of New York City that is covered with garbage from a uncapped landfill from the 1950s. Artists come to college interesting pieces for their work while academics consider the possible historical significance of the artifacts.” – Shatterdaymorn https://abcnews.go.com/US/fullpage/dead-horse-bay-yorks-hidden-treasure-trove-34504495


-Making Art From Junk – Q&A after with artist David Hoffman via Skype.
Inspirational documentary about artist and film maker David Hoffman and how he recovered creatively from a destructive, devastating fire. “Like the folks that Chris Anderson describes in his new book, MAKERS, I am hopeful that this video will encourage artists of all stripes from all places to try things and take risks as my friend and colleague (the star of this movie) Michael Leeds suggests. For more info, visit: thehoffmancollection.com