Upcoming Events

The Landfill Project: Visioning Workshop

Date: 8 September 2018, 12 pm
Location: RISE center
58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd


Join us for a workshop with residents, students, experts, officials and artists to dream the future of the Edgemere Landfill. The Landfill Project exhibition will help inform the conversation and the ideas for this unique site.

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Past Events

The Landfill Project: Visioning Workshop

Date: 15 July 2018, 12 pm
Location: RISE center
58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd


Join us for a workshop with residents, students, experts, officials and artists to dream the future of the Edgemere Landfill. The Landfill Project exhibition will help inform the conversation and the ideas for this unique site.

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Ongoing Events

The Landfill Project: Exhibition

Date: 24 June 2018―Fall 2018
Location: RISE center
58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd


In June 2018, RISE center will host an exhibition that will explore the potential of Edgemere landfill. Defining the constraints, opportunities and expressions of the site’s unique features will help imagine what this land could become in the future. Read more

Past Events

The Landfill Project: Student Workshops

Date: April―June 2018
Location: RISE center
58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd


During five sessions, a group of high school students is researching the potential of Edgemere landfill. Guided by the general themes of energy production, disaster refuge, environmental art, park and environmental restoration, student created proposals for the future of this site.

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Past Events

The Landfill Project at Reclaimed Lands Conference

Date: 30 June 2018, 12:30 pm
Location: NYU Tish
721 Broadway, New York


The Landfill Project will take part in the Reclaimed Lands Conference organized by NYC Parks and the Freshkills Park Alliance.

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Past Events

The Landfill Project: Expert&Artist Workshop

Date: May 19, 2018
Location: thread collective
225 Troutman Street, Brooklyn


The Landfill Project extended team of urban planners, artists and landscape architects gathered to brainstorm potential scenarios for the landfill.

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Past Events

Landfill for New York: Art and Resiliency Workshop

Date: June 2017
Location: Red Hook Public Library
7 Wolcott St.


In June 2017, workshop participants discussed the reasons why and the ways artists play a role in resiliency efforts and community-based planning, as well as how to test and implement these roles in the Landfill Project.

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