Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, in a joint collaboration with Studio in a School, will present The Ship of Tolerance, in Brooklyn Bridge Park on September 27, 2013 as part of the 17th annual DUMBO Arts Festival. The work will remain on view on the Brooklyn waterfront until October 8th.
The Ship of Tolerance is a globally celebrated project dedicated to educating and connecting children from different continents, cultures, and identities through the universal language of art. It successfully first launched in Siwa, Egypt in 2005 and was then created in Venice, Italy; San Moritz, Switzerland; Sharjah, UAE; Miami, FL; and Havana, Cuba. The Ship of Tolerance will also premier in Moscow in early September. This project was awarded the prestigious Cartier Prize for the best art project of the year in 2010.
For more info: shipoftolerance.org
Title: The Ship of Tolerance
Date: Saturday, September 27, 2013 at 11 am
Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park, DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY
This event is free and open to the public.