Tide and Current Taxi
September 24 – December 17, 2016
For over a decade, Marie Lorenz has been exploring and documenting the waterways
of New York City in boats she designs and builds as part of her ongoing project
Tide and Current Taxi.
from urban waterways to the entirety of the Erie Canal, and embarked on an ambitious
520 mile journey from Buffalo to Albany and into Manhattan via the Hudson River. Lorenz documented her voyage with pictures, videos, and stories as she stopped at historic sites and museums along the Canal corridor.
Marie Lorenz, Tide and Current Taxi, 2016
Tide and Current Taxi was commissioned by the Everson Museum of Art, and made possible, in part, by a Tourism & Economic Development Grant from the County of Onondaga, administered by CNY Arts, by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Additional support provided by an Action Grant from the New York Council for the Humanities and Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC. Sponsorship provided by Nicole & Michael P. Falcone; Dreamando; LLC; Bonnie & Gary Grossman; Bobbi & Clifford Malzman; and Candace & John Marsellus.
CAPTURED: MARIE LORENZ'S TIDE AND CURRENT TAXI PROJECT - July 6, 2016
Opening Night Reception
September 23, 2016
FREE for Everson Members
Celebrate the opening of all Fall exhibitions, meet the artists and enjoy live music, hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar.
Brown Bag Lunch
September 28, 12:00–1:00pm
Join us for a tour and brown bag lunch discussion of Tide and Current Taxi hosted by DJ Hellerman, Curator of Art and Programs at the Everson, Natalie Stetson, Executive Director of the Erie Canal Museum and Claire Wakefield, Assistant Curator at the Antique Boat Museum in Clayton, NY. The discussion will be focused on how the community can engage the history of the Erie Canal in reshaping a vibrant downtown Syracuse
UVP Lecture: Marie Lorenz
November 17, 2016, 6:30pm
UVP artist-in-residence Marie Lorenz leads a discussion in the Everson’s Hosmer Auditorium
The Urban Video Project will also present an outdoor screening of Lorenz's new and past works, projected on the facade of the Museum every Thursday - Saturday from dusk until 11pm beginning November 10th and concluding on December 17, 2016.