Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Proteus Gowanus Benefit/Anniversary Party, Saturday, May 22nd, 7-10 p.m.

This Saturday May 22, the Morbid Anatomy Library's beloved mother institution Proteus Gowanus will be hosting a benefit party; for the event, I will be on hand to provide wine-soaked tours of the Library and my Observatory exhibition The Secret Museum; there will also be an exciting variety of other events, happenings, workshops, and music, not to mention food and wine. This promises to be a great event! Very much hope to see you there!

Full details follow:

The Proteus Gowanus Board and Core Collaborators:
Sasha Chavchavadze, Tammy Pittman, Tom LaFarge, Wendy Walker
Julie Freundlich Lang, PK Ramani, Benjamin Warnke, Nick DeFriez
Andrew Beccone, Joanna Ebenstein, David Mahfouda

Invite you to join us for

A Benefit Party
to Celebrate Five Years on the Alleyway

Saturday, May 22nd, 7 - 10 p.m.
RAIN DATE: Sunday, May 23, 7 - 10 p.m.

A multimedia installation/performance by Paul Benney and friends
inspired by Newton's Opticks and West Side Story. Viewers will be
transported down the alleyway through a dream-like world
of theatrical lighting, video and an original sound score

And a Laboratory of Protean Workshops:
Rocketworks Countdown 3, a triptych moon launch video
Improvisational Mending with the Fixers Collective: bring a broken object!
Individual and Dual Stunts in the Reanimation Library
A Secret Museum, a private viewing of Morbid Anatomy Library’s collection
The Mysteries of the Gowanus Unveiled in our Hall of the Gowanus
An Oulipian Escapade with our Writhing Society

Music by Union Street Preservation Society
A selection of Thai hors d'oevres by JOYA restaurant
and wine will be served

Tickets $60 each
Space is limited, tickets will be sold
on a first come first served basis


Or go to
to buy a ticket or make a donation
543 Union Street at Nevins Street Gate

You can buy tickets by clicking here; you can find out more about Proteus Gowanus by clicking here, more abou the Morbid Anatomy Library by clicking here, more about Observatory by clicking here, and more about The Secret Museum--which has been extended until June 6th--by clicking here.

Photo: Eric Harvey Brown, for Time Out New York

1 comment:

Robin Charlotte Humphrey said...

i posted it on my facebook fan page! wish i could go!