WetLand will be open to the public Friday through Monday, June 10 to the 23 from 12pm to 5pm. Visitors can also board the vessel for a tour by appointment; for more information contact Century Arts Foundation Curator of Special Projects, Andrea Grover: 631-283-2118 x140; firstname.lastname@example.org.
WetLand is a modified houseboat made by the ecological artist Mary Mattingly to demonstrate easy-to-do sustainability projects (solar power, rain water collection and purification, vegetable gardening, upcycling, etc.). WetLand describes the impact each individual can have on the environment. The vessel is being brought to the East End in conjunction with the exhibition, Radical Seafaring, and will be located on Long Wharf in Sag Harbor.
About Mary Mattingly
Mary Mattingly creates sculptural environments in urban spaces. She recently completed an installation for the Havana Biennial with the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de La Habana and the Bronx Museum of the Arts, and is currently engaged in a floating food forest for New York City called Swale. Her work has been exhibited at the International Center of Photography, New York; the Seoul Art Center; the Brooklyn Museum; the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln Massachusetts; and the Palais de Tokyo, Paris. With the U.S. Department of State and the Bronx Museum of the Arts she participated in the smARTpower Program, traveling to Manila.