Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef Project Launches at World Financial Center On Sun., April 6


A launch party, featuring many of the New York area’s contributors-from students at NYU and Westchester high schools through contributors of all ages, races, and classes, from all the city’s boroughs-will be taking place at one of the Reef’s two New York sites, the World Financial Center’s Winter Garden, 220 Vesey Street (betw. West Street and North End Ave.), on Sunday, April 6, from 3 to 5 p.m. The Reef will continue to reside there through Aug. 31.

Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef
Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef

MEDIA ADVISORY

As part of an ongoing mass-effort to raise awareness of the plight of the planet’s endangered coral reefs, the Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef, a cross between traditional craft and hyperbolic geometry (“the global warming equivalent of the AIDS Quilt,” as it has been called), arrives in New York this weekend, with fresh contributions from New York area crafts people. A launch party, featuring many of the New York area’s contributors-from students at NYU and Westchester high schools through contributors of all ages, races, and classes, from all the city’s boroughs-will be taking place at one of the Reef’s two New York sites, the World Financial Center’s Winter Garden, 220 Vesey Street (betw. West Street and North End Ave.), on Sunday, April 6, from 3 to 5 p.m. The Reef will continue to reside there through Aug. 31.

Reporters interested in attending the opening celebration should contact Karen Kitchen, Program Director, arts>World Financial Center, at 646.772.6834.

A partner exhibition of the Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef will be on display, 24 hours a day, in New York University’s Broadway Windows, located at Broadway and E. 10th Street, from April 6 through May 18. 500

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