What We Did Last Summer — Part 5: Jamaica Bay, Queens

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This month, Adrian’s story “Riding the Tide: Artist Marie Lorenz explore NYC from an unexpected viewpoint” appears in Wilder Quarterly’s Summer/Fall issue.

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In pursuit of this story, Adrian spent part of the summer waking at dawn and cruising around a quiet inlet of Jamaica Bay with Lorenz herself, a Brooklyn-based installation artist.

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They explored islands, looked for horse shoe crabs, phragmites austrailis, and Adrian learned about Lorenz’ nearly 10-year project exploring New York’s forgotten waterways in what she calls, the Tide and Current Taxi.

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(photos courtesy of Marie Lorenz)

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