Thanks for coming to the Fall Festival!

Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate and made the Fall Festival on Pier 42 a success!

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Left: Schedule of activities. Right: Social Dress LES: Material Memories installation by Takashi Horisaki and team.

This past Saturday, L.E.S. residents came out to Pier 42 to celebrate the beginning of fall and enjoy the newest community space on the East River waterfront.. Activities included tours of art and design installations on site, an opening reception for “The People’s Poster Project” with artist Sonia Louise Davis, a drumming workshop with artist team Combo Colab & Stereotank, a workshop to make your own personal survival kit with artist Tattfoo Tan, and a kite-making and flying competition with Two Bridges Neighborhood Council.

The Fall Festival was a part of Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Open Studio Weekend, and was the last in a season of community events at Pier 42 until 2015. Those who were not able to make it can still check out the installations and enjoy the park through the end of November.

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Social Dress LES – Material Memories installation by Takashi Horisaki and team.

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The People’s Poster Project by Sonia Louise Davis.

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Tattfoo Tan speaking to visitors about his project, New Earth Apocalypse Knowledge Advancement (NEAKA).

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Ceremonial christening of the NEAKA catamaran with salt.

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Percussion workshop with artist team Combo Colab and Stereotank on their installation, Drumreef 42.

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Kite flying contest with Two Bridges Neighborhood Council.

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Kite contest winners!