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Morningside Lights: The Reimagined Monument

Procession
Saturday, September 24, 2022, 8PM
Morningside Park to Columbia's Campus
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Concept and Direction by Processional Arts Workshop
Alex Kahn and Sophia Michahelles, artistic directors
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Levy Lorenzo, electronic sound artist
Ethan Cohn, sound assistant


The beloved neighborhood tradition of shaping our stories in light returns, in person for the first time since 2019. Starting on September 17, Miller Theatre opens its doors for a week of free lantern-building workshops, culminating in a magical illuminated procession through Morningside Park.

The theme of the 11th Morningside Lights is centered around how we memorialize. The Reimagined Monument is a timely invitation to the community of makers to rethink the convention of public statuary, creating their own monuments to speak to the current moment, shared past, and hopes for the future.

The public can learn more or sign up to help create lanterns at morningside-lights.com.

Morningside Lights 2019 by Michael Seto 960x1446
Photo by Michael Seto
  • This event has ended

Concept and Direction by Processional Arts Workshop
Alex Kahn and Sophia Michahelles, artistic directors
----------

Levy Lorenzo, electronic sound artist
Ethan Cohn, sound assistant


The beloved neighborhood tradition of shaping our stories in light returns, in person for the first time since 2019. Starting on September 17, Miller Theatre opens its doors for a week of free lantern-building workshops, culminating in a magical illuminated procession through Morningside Park.

The theme of the 11th Morningside Lights is centered around how we memorialize. The Reimagined Monument is a timely invitation to the community of makers to rethink the convention of public statuary, creating their own monuments to speak to the current moment, shared past, and hopes for the future.

The public can learn more or sign up to help create lanterns at morningside-lights.com.

Performers

  • Alex Kahn artistic director
  • Sophia Michahelles artistic director
  • Processional Arts Workshop
  • Levy Lorenzo electronic sound artist
  • Ethan Cohn sound assistant

Morningside Lights is co-produced with

Arts Initiative at Columbia University

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