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A Long Table on Migration & Displacement
Presented in conjunction with The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine
Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 5:30PM

Synod Hall at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine
1047 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10025
NE corner of Amsterdam at 110th
1 to 110th Street at Broadway; B or C to 110th St at Central Park West

This event is free and open to the public. Limited capacity, reservations are encouraged. Light refreshments to be provided, including sweets from the Hungarian Pastry Shop.

The Long Table is an experimental public forum originally developed by performance artist Lois Weaver. The Long Table experiments with participation and public engagement by re-appropriating a dinner table atmosphere as a public forum, and encouraging informal conversations on serious topics. It is literally a very long table set up with chairs and refreshments where anyone and everyone is welcome to come to the table, ask questions, make statements, leave comments, or simply sit, listen and watch.

This Long Table is held in concurrence with Palissimo's Strange Cargo. Performances are May 3 - 13 Thursday - Sunday at Synod Hall and presented by Performance Space 122 in conjunction with The Cathedral Church of St. John's the Divine. After eight years as Program Director at CEC ArtsLink, Masha Pyshkina continues to work on international arts projects as an independent producer and consultant. Originally from St. Petersburg, Russia, she has over fifteen years of experience administering international programs. She holds a Masters Degree in Arts Administration from New York’s Columbia University, and BA degrees from State Pedagogical University in St.Petersburg (English, German and Art History) and from Grinnell College (Economics).