Untapped New York is proud to serve as the media sponsor for No Longer Empty’s latest exhibition, “How Much Do I Owe You?” which opens in the former Bank of Manhattan Building in Long Island City on December 12th. The 14-story building will open its doors for the first time in 25 years for this 3-month curation.

For this exhibit, No Longer Empty commissioned 26 artists from 15 countries to create site-specific artwork in  a “personal and conversational exploration into the new iterations of currency, value and exchange at this time of financial flux, growing debt and job insecurity.”

No Longer Empty aims to  widen the public engagement for contemporary art, to promote the work of imaginative and socially-conscious artists, and to demonstrate the capacity of art to revitalize communities. Most importantly, the site and the neighborhood play a formulative role in each of their exhibits. Not surprisingly, executive director Naomi Hersson-Ringskog holds a masters in urban planning from Columbia University, and the No Longer Empty team comes from diverse backgrounds in architecture, fine art curation, art history and social work.

Click on the slideshow for a look into the Bank of Manhattan building and stay tuned for special previews of events on Untapped New York.

Artists in “How Much Do I Owe You?:  Artefacting, Anna Prvacki, Alberto Borea, Caroline Woolard, Chris Jordan, Coleen Ford, Erika Harrsch, Ghost of a Dream, Guerra de la Paz,   Jennifer Dalton, Hayoon-Jay Lee, Keiko Miyamori, Leonidas Martin, Nicky Enright,  F.R.E.E. (Fundred Reserve Even Exchange) LIC Branch Bank of America-Draw Deposit Display Station,  Orit Ben-Shitrit, Pablo Helguera, Paulette Phillips, Sal Randolph, Sean Slemon, Shaun Leonardo, Susan Hamburger, Theodoros Stamatogiannis, Susanne Bosch, Sol Aramendi, Tom Sanford.

Countries Represented:  America, Argentina, Canada, Cuba, Germany, Greece, Israel, Japan, Mexico, South Africa, South Korea, Peru, Serbia, Spain

Curated by: Manon Slome

Check out Untapped New York’s prior coverage of This Side of a Paradise, a No Longer Empty curation in the Andrew Freedman Home and our Untapped Guide to Long Island City.