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Bajo el manto de la selva / Under the Cover of the Jungle

Bajo el manto de la selva : Under the Cover of the Jungle

July 11 @ 10:00 am - September 12 @ 12:00 pm

Brookfield Place
220 Vesey Street
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All

FREE

Immerse yourself in the Colombian rainforest with Winter Garden’s new large-scale sculptural work created by Tatiana Arocha, recipient of the 2022 Brookfield Place New York Annual Arts Commission. Made of hand-made paper, tree branches, reed, fique and wood, the work is representative of the artist’s layered relationship with the ecology of Colombia, her home country.

Bring headphones and listen to the sounds of the Colombian rainforest.

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