Ark for the Arts

Submitted by Isabelle Garbani

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Client: New York City's Mayor's Office of Recovery, and NYC Cultural Affairs

Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States

Completion date: 2018

Artwork budget: $20,000

Project Team

Artist

Isabelle Garbani

Overview

Commissioned by the New York City's Mayor's Office of Recovery and Resiliency, Ark for the Arts was a bike-powered mobile structure that could be moved to any location in Red Hook Brooklyn. It was used in 2018 for art workshops, voter registration drives, and street litter removal projects.

Goals

Provide outreach about climate change, and emergency preparedness in an area affected by super storm Sandy