Tidal Rock Project: Interacting in Green Space

Nature Matters features Jessica Schleif Jan. 10th

Jessica Schleif is a horticulturist specializing in edible and habitat gardens. As a performance and installation artist her practice is greatly influenced by nature and science. The Tidal Rock Project is an artist environmental installation with video projection, sound, and performance in an evocative and underutilized outdoor green space in central downtown Astoria. The collaborative artists will lead an effort to engage community artists and performers, tribal members and municipal staff of the City of Astoria in a pre-renovation and cumulative events that will include on site temporary art installations using natural materials. This presentation will introduce the Tidal Rock Project and discuss the future of the space.

The 7 p.m. presentation takes place January 10 at the Fort George Lovell Showroom, 1483 Duane Street, Astoria. This free event is open to the public. Doors open at 6 p.m. to purchase dinner or beverages at the Fort George Brewery before the event.

Nature Matters, a lively conversation about the intersection of nature and culture, takes place on the second Thursday of each month from October through May. Nature Matters is hosted by Lewis and Clark National Historical Park in partnership with the North Coast Watershed Association, the Lewis & Clark National Park Association, and the Fort George Brewery + Public House.

For more information, call the park at (503) 861-2471 or check out www.nps.gov/lewi or Lewis and Clark National Historical Park on Facebook.

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