16. The climate crisis and the power of music: Undercurrent
Tucked right on the border of Bushwick and Williamsburg at 455 Jefferson Street is Undercurrent, an immersive audiovisual and multimedia exhibition that will bring together over 60,000 square feet of original art installations by influential musicians. Opening on September 9, 2021, Undercurrent’s installations will feature work by more than 40 artists, creatives and nonprofits, including Bon Iver, Grimes, The 1975, Jorja Smith, Khruangbin, Miguel, Actress, Aluna, Jayda G, Mount Kimbie,= and Nosaj Thing.
All of the installations are centered around the climate crisis, aiming to inspire its audience to take action. Driving forces for the exhibit include climate change-focused nonprofits Kiss the Ground, Ocean Conservancy and Global Forest Generation. In addition, visitors will be able to enjoy sourced farm-to-cocktail beverages and peruse a curated collection of sustainable wares during their visit to Undercurrent. Tickets can be purchased in advance online for $45, with children 5 years and under entering for free.
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