On a Fence (Part 2)
In collaboration with graphic designer Yeju Choi
Lumber, reclaimed scaffolding planks, exterior latex paint, sand, steel
150’ x 10’ x 9’
On a Fence (Part 2) expands on the 2013 installation to occupy the entire length of the fence on the Northern side of the park. This portion incorporates new programming and elements that complement the previous installation, like more color, a maze, monkey bars, and rotating slats.
Chat Travieso, Tyrene Calvesbert, and volunteers
Volunteers and Special Thanks:
Ariel, Asher, Mike Beene, Carlos Bolanos, Esmé Boyce, Cody Boyce, Dexter Ciprian, Tyler Dehaarte, Gaudhi De Sedas, Emre Edev, Maria Emilia Escudero, Winston Ford, Pamela Giaroli, Lamar Dean Gillespie, Luther Gillespie, Jerome Haferd, Brian Hibbert, Trevor Holland, Jenny Hsiao, Danielle Kachler, Sean Kelly, Heechan Kim, Kee Kim, Stephen Klimek, Dahvid Mercado-Hastings, Julian Morales, Brian Odowd, Lily Padro, Max Prophile, Eli Rose, Joe Sakashita, Ryan Hartley Smith, Yara Travieso, Didier William, Jason Williams, Eric Wong, Maeve Woollen
On a Fence is co-commissioned and presented as part of Paths to Pier 42, a project of Good Old Lower East Side, Hester Street Collaborative, Lower East Side Ecology Center, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and Two Bridges Neighborhood Council, in close partnership with the Lower East Side Waterfront Alliance, NY State Senator Daniel Squadron, and the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation.
LMCC's Arts East River Waterfront initiative, including the partnership on Pier 42, provides an opportunity for residents and local artists and community organizations to connect and imagine potential future uses of public space along the waterfront.