Maykr is an ongoing archive of blog posts dating from 2005 about art and artists around....but not limited to the Beacon, NY area.


Monday, August 18, 2008

More Swimming Cities....

The NY Times ran a story yesterday on the Swimming Cities of Switchback Seas, inlcuded with the story online is a slideshow of the final preparations and launch from Troy NY.
I found the following image of the flotilla's stop in Albany along with a very brief critique of the performance at peonysinalbany.blogspot.

via peonysinalbany

Kinetic Steam Works, one of the Swimming Cities collaborative groups, haling from San Francisco has a couple of pre-launch images and abehind the scenes acount on their blog.
You can also check out bluecinema's(Angela Coppola) images of the performance scene on flickr.
Chicken John has been blogging from the perspective of the project's resident mechanic. Here's a video of the crafts in motion:


Swimming Cities of the Switchback Sea from ekai on Vimeo.

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