Laser Cat - The Yards
Feb 20–21, 2015 — 8PM - 11PM

Laser Cat is coming to Washington, D.C. at The Yards! Presented by Washington Project for the Arts and The Yards DC

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20
8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Live Music by DJ Eric Hilton of Thievery Corporation

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21
8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Live Music by Hungry Castle

ABOUT:
Laser Cat is a gigantic feline-shaped art installation that projects creative work crowd-sourced from around the world through its laser-beam eyes. Yes, you read that right: cool imagery, giant inflatable cat, laser beams. Founded by Hungry Castle, the Barcelona-based creative duo whose projects blend fashion and public art have made a global impression. Watch the video: feedlasercat.com

Sponsored by The Yards DC and Washington Project for the Arts with the support of The JBG Companies

CALL FOR ART:
To see your work projected across the night sky by a cat the size of a small building, submit it here: feedlasercat.com

LOCATION:
The event will be held at the Historic Mill Building at the corner of 3rd and Tingey St. SE at The Yards. Closest metro station is Navy Yard-Ballpark (Green Line)

ABOUT THE ORGANIZERS
Washington Project for the Arts
Established in 1975 by pioneer Alice Denney as an artist service center, WPA was part of the grassroots movement of “alternative artist spaces.” Today, WPA is the largest visual arts-based membership organization in the DC area and serves as a catalyst for contemporary art. WPA is both an artist service organization, supporting artists at all stages of their careers, and a presenting organization, promoting contemporary art through exhibitions and programs that stimulate public dialogue on art and culture. WPA presents between 60 and 70 free workshops, exhibitions, artist education programs, and contemporary art events annually, serving over 12,000 artists and art appreciators each year.

The Yards
Welcome to a neighborhood that offers wonderful riverfront views and exciting dining options with just a splash of attitude. Situated between the Navy Yard and Nats Park, The Yards is fast becoming a home for trend setters and a hotbed of entertainment. Live in modern luxury or lounge in Yards Park. Sip a well-crafted beer or get the workout of your life.

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Hungry Castle (@HungryCastle)
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Twitter: https://twitter.com/HungryCastle

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