Art installation ahead for Camp Long – and you can help make it

The Mater Matrix Mother website has been documenting artist Mandy Greer‘s creation of a crocheted art installation – she’s been visiting West Seattle libraries, too, and will be at the Sustainable West Seattle Festival this Sunday, as well as at Delridge Day coming up May 30th. Now there’s word her work her installation has found a future home, Camp Long’s Polliwog Pond – read the update just sent by Camp Long’s Sheila Brown:

Join fellow Seattleites to crochet, knot and twist recycled fabrics into artwork.
Greer will host an ongoing series of participatory art events throughout Seattle in
May and June. For the full calendar of events, visit the Mater Matrix Mother blog.

See the artwork at Camp Long in West Seattle June 15-July 31, 2009. Camp Long is open Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Meet the artist and witness the creation of the artwork. Greer will be installing
her artwork near the Polliwog Pond 11 a.m.-2 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday, June
15-July 9, 2009.

The project culminates in a performance produced by Greer in collaboration with
choreographer and dancer Zoe Scofield. The
performance will take place near Polliwog Pond at Camp Long on Thursday, July 16,
2009 at 6:30 p.m.

This artwork commissioned with Seattle Public Utilities 1% for Art Funds administered
by the Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs in partnership with Restore our

For more information about ways to protect and improve Seattle’s urban waterway,
visit the Restore Our Waters webpage.

1 Reply to "Art installation ahead for Camp Long - and you can help make it"

  • Betsy May 2, 2009 (7:36 am)

    this is really cool! my 4 year old learned how to crochet and then taught my husband, and her chain (and my strange creation) will be included in the project. My thumb has finally recovered from all that crocheting but it took a week. Go to this, it’s really cool.

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