Art in Odd Places 2017: SENSE
14th Street from Ave C to the Hudson River
Curated by Nicolás Dumit Estévez Raful with Rocío Aranda-Alvarado (El Museo del Barrio) and Jodi Waynberg (Artists Alliance Inc)
60+ ARTISTS TAKE ON 14th STREET TO FOCUS ON ‘SENSE’
NEW YORK, NY (September 13, 2017) – For the 13th consecutive year, Art in Odd Places (AiOP) will stage provocative works of interactive art in unexpected public spaces along 14th Street in Manhattan. The festival is curated by independent curator Nicolás Dumit Estévez Raful with Rocío Aranda-Alvarado from El Museo del Barrio and Jodi Waynberg from Artists Alliance Inc. This year’s focus is SENSE which will welcome gestures that aim to awaken dormant perceptions. Events will begin on Thursday, October 12 and conclude on Sunday October 15, with a festival reception to take place on October 13 on 14th Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues.The ethos of AiOP has always been one of sharing, openness, and accessibility. A boundary of many NYC neighborhoods, 14th Street is chosen as a location to host the annual festival as it transverses many diverse communities.