Northern Spark announces full lineup for 2014
Highlights include the return of yarn bomber/visual artist HOTTEA. After making waves in New York for his colorful piece,Rituals
, which spanned the Williamsburg bridge, he'll be returning to the Twin Cities to create his most ambitious work to date. According to the press release, the work, titledLa Maroma
, will feature a "100-foot span of yarn hanging underneath the Third Avenue Bridge."
Chicago video artist Jefferson Pinder will also be in town to create a film based on local Somali-Americans long-distance runners, Luftwerk will turn the concrete columns of 20 Washington Square into a colorful forest, and Balancing Ground will invite guests to create art while teeter-tottering in downtown Minneapolis.
In total, there will be over 125 projects by over 250 artists on June 14. The event will kick off with a ceremony and party at the Minneapolis Convention Center featuring emcee Mark Wheat, Mayor Betsy Hodges, Mu Daiko, and GRRRL PRTY at 8:30 p.m.
For the complete list of happenings, visit the events official site.
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