New York Is Burning, is the second in a series of LaunchPAD programs, the first LaunchPAD program took place November 29-December 5, 2021 and featured Third Bird, a new Works & Process commission and collaboration by Bridgehampton resident Isaac Mizrahi, with choreographer John Heginbotham and composer Nico Muhly. This program is presented with The Church, Sag Harbor.
Education Programming is supported by The Patti Kenner Arts Education Fellowship, Lucy and Steven Cookson, The Hearthland Foundation, Stephen Meringoff, Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, Susan and Stephen Scherr, and funding from the Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Endowment Fund, and The Melville Straus Family Endowment.
Guild Hall for All is generously funded by The Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation, Roy Lichtenstein Foundation, The Willem de Kooning Foundation, Ninah Lynne, and Gary Adamek in memory of Ruth Appelhof. Guild Hall for All is by Andrea Grover and Helen Harrison with foreword by Alec Baldwin, preface by Martin Cohen, with contributions by Phyllis Braff and Bess Rattray. Designed by Eileen Boxer. Photo: Jenny Gorman
Images Top to Bottom, L to R:
Omari Wiles and Les Ballet Afrik – “Take Me Back” from New York is Burning. © Titus Ogilvie-Laing; VoGH exhibition artwork: worldwind by Karen Simon; Guild Hall for All book photo by Jenny Gorman; All for the Hall: Renee Cox, The Signing, Beau McCall. Archival pigment inkjet on 100% cotton rag. 17″x22″; Cipriani Midtown photo courtesy of Cipriani; We Do It For You video by Joe Brondo for Guild Hall.