Performa, application to hold a performance in Bryant Park on November 11, 2007
WHEREAS, Performa, a non-profit arts organization that collaborates with many leading art institutions in the City, has applied for a special event permit to hold a performance art event called Avant-Garde Walk in Bryant Park to be held on November 11, 2007; and
WHEREAS, Performa has held many such events without incident; and
WHEREAS, The performance consists of 20 to 30 Avant-Garde artists marching backward on a path that begins at the China Institute (65th and Park), passes through the lobby of the Museum of Modern Art and Bryant Park and culminates at Time Square; and
WHEREAS, The group of marchers will be assisted by three to five volunteers, marching on paved surfaces while in the park, and expect that their march will last no longer than it takes to pass through the park; and
WHEREAS, There will be no admission charged, or commercial signage for the events, or merchandise sold, or amplified sound; therefore be it
RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends approval of a special event permit to hold a performance in Bryant Park on November 11, 2007.
The above resolution passed by a vote of 25 in favor; 1opposed; 1 abstention.