The Value of Water New York 2011

The Value of Water New York City September 2011 – March 2012

The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine
Water and Light Project video instillation in the main cathedral running daily all day for 6 months as part of the art exhibition “The Value of Water”
St. John the Divine is the largest cathedral in the world. This was the largest art show ever exhibited at the Cathedral, with 40 artists contributing a wide range of work, paintings, video and instillations.
The “Value of Water” was part of an ongoing multi-year effort by the cathedral to raise public awareness around water issues
“Highlight the need for clean water as a requirement for civilization and peace”
“The Value of Water” curated by participating artist Fredericka Foster, featured pieces by some names, including Mark Rothko, Jenny Holzer, Bill Viola and Water and Light Project, that spur conversation and contemplation about the global water crisis.

Concept and design Water and Light
Video Jonathan Stroh