Lincoln Center, which is holding a series of exhibits externally while its theaters remain closed by the epidemic, announced on Tuesday that it would like the park to be more environmentally friendly by placing blankets with a synthetic lawn around its fountains. Will change in the environment.
With the center using its outdoor locations as stages for this spring and summer, it turned to Mimi Lean, a set designer, to reopen its campus. She had come to transform the plaza into a scheme called “The Green” – adding a splash of color to a palette dominated by white travertine, and transforming the space into a grassy-looking oasis that she hoped would be newly invited. Will perform and yorker for relaxation.
“I wanted to create a place where you could lie down on the grassy slope and read a book all afternoon,” Lien, Recipient of the MacArthur Talent GrantSaid in a statement. “Have a coffee and sit in the sun. Bring your children and fry in the grass. Have a picnic lunch with colleagues. “
“Green like a city,” he said, “a place to gather.”
The establishment, which will open on May 10 and will be in place through September, will be the physical center of the restart stages, Lincoln Center announced an initiative in February To use their outdoor venues for live performances. The initiative began last week when the New York Philharmonic gave a performance for health care workers, and has continued since then, with a blood drive and other pop-up art programming.
In another sense, artificial turf would be green: officials said it would be “made from recycled materials with high soy content, being completely sour from American farmers.” It will also have a small snack bar, and will have books available for borrowing. Officials said that events in space will be announced in the coming weeks.
The space will be open from 9 am to midnight; Face covering, social distancing and other health and safety protocols will be required. Officials said the plaza would be cleaned regularly.