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Blessing of the Boats: River to River

Artist Muna Malik’s Blessing of the Boats, a 20-foot, mirrored acrylic origami-style boat into which each participant would place a folded origami onto which they had responded to the following prompt: We have an opportunity to set sail toward a new future; what society would you build and how do we get there? This interactive sculpture seeks to foster collective empathy and action through individual engagement and was co-presented with the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.

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