Sunday 4/26: Queens International 4 Closing Party!

The Queens International 4 closes Sunday, April 26th!

We would like to thank all of the collaborators* who participated in the SP Weather Station installation at the Queens Museum.

There is a full program of events for the closing day including SP Weather Station: Weather Sounds in the Panorama of the City of New York from 2-3 pm.  Please see the full schedule below, we hope to see you there!

Sunday, April 26th 12-6pm
Queens Museum of Art
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
for details/directions: www.queensmuseum.org/information/
(open to the public / museum admission is $5 suggested donation)

QI4 Closing Extravaganza
Headlined by Future Shock, an Indo-Caribbean crew with thumping sound system bikes, QMA and Transportation Alternatives invite bike gangs, art bikes, bike advocacy groups, modders, bike clubs and bike crews (including Lightwheels, Mexican Pride, Transalt, Bike NY, C.L.I.M.B., City Reliquary Bike Club and others) to close the Queens International 4 with a bang!
[If you are biking out and want company riding to QMA, you can do the museum to museum ride with the City Reliquary Bike Club, departing CR (370 Metropolitan Ave, Williamsburg) at 2pm.]

Schedule of events:
12-4pm: NYC DOT Helmet giveaway
1-3pm: Learn to Ride – Kids 5+ class with Bike NY
1-3pm: Take part in Derick Melander’s Into the Fold project in QMA galleries
2-3pm: SP Weather Station: Weather Sounds in the Panorama
2-3pm: Whitney ISP alum Ryan Humphrey talk in Large Theater
2:30-3:30: Future Shock leads a bike rally around the park
3-6: Tim Thyzel boat launch and discovery of The Undiscovered Atoll of Flushtopia with Anti-Fascist Culture Club (via trolley ride to Meadow Lake!)
3-6pm: happy hour in QMA cafe (while supplies last)
3-5pm: BMX pros ride Ryan Humphrey’s installation Fast Forward
3-6pm: Tabling in Tents Outside Museum: Lightwheels, Transalt, Bike NY, C.L.I.M.B.(Concerned Long Island Mountain Bicyclists), Green Map System, Mexican Pride, The Undiscovered Atoll of Flushtopia Tourist Bureau, Okamoto Studio ice carving, and Ixrael’s mobile printmaking workshop
4:30-6: Bands Play: Shining Mantis, Tough Slutting, Unstoppable Death Machines, Elextra, Karahatu (outside, by the Unisphere)
Ongoing: Chin Chih Yang Trash Sculpture3

*SP Weather Station’s participation in the Queens International 4 features contributions from: Leah Beeferman, Natalie Campbell, Susan Goethel Campbell, Carrie Dashow, Mike Estabrook, Neil Freeman, Richard Garrison, Michael Geminder, Isaac Gertman, Vandana Jain, Katarina Jerinic, Daniel Larson, Bridget Lewis, Lize Mogel, Heidi Neilson, Chris Petrone, Sarah Nicole Phillips, Andrea Polli, Chuck Varga, Jing Yu, Liz Zanis; lectures have featured Isaac Gertman, Kenneth Goldsmith, Nathalie Miebach, and Jane D. Marsching.  More info: http://spweatherstation.net/?page_id=120

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