Art House Coop Public Art ProjectWHEREAS, Art House Co-op has submitted an application seeking permission to conduct a special event in Father Duffy Square on Monday October 18, 2010 between the hours of 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM, requiring one half hour previous for set-up and one half hour following for clean-up; and
WHEREAS, The event would be free and open to the public and conducted as a part of The Pockets Project, an interactive art exhibit where the public can empty their pockets or bags of clutter into glass jars, creating time capsules, which will go into Art-House Co-op's permanent collection in Brooklyn; and
WHEREAS, The event would require only a small, non-intrusive foot print, allowing for an 8'-0" X 3'-0" table on which twenty (20) two gallon jars would be set-up; and
WHEREAS, There would be no corporate signage, only minimal information displayed about the project and Art House Co-op; and
WHEREAS, There would be three or four staff members directing people to the jars, and stickers and an informational flyer about the jars would be handed out; and
WHEREAS, The Pockets Project has recently been conducted in Atlanta, where this received positive feedback, and the proposed special event requires a small amount of space, is brief in duration and has unique artistic and participatory aspects; therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends approval of Art House Co-op's application to conduct a special event in Father Duffy Square on Monday October 18, 2010, as part of The Pockets Project.
The above resolution passed by a vote of 33 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining.