The Quiet Circus: River Charrettes is a collaborative project by Headlong and Philadelphia Contemporary to engage and explore the city’s maritime, industrial, and creative heritage with internationally renowned thinkers and performers.
The Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers have shaped the natural and social environment of the city of Philadelphia, both as metaphors and as sources of power, industry, and beauty. But how do people interact within their built environment? What impact do natural forces have on our infrastructure and vice versa? Engaging with these questions, Headlong and Philadelphia Contemporary present a series of River Charrettes—performances and participatory dialogues—reflecting upon topics raised at four different sites along Philadelphia’s waterfronts, and in the ongoing participatory practice of The Quiet Circus.
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Past: River Charrette #2
Saturday, April 8, 2017, 4:00pm at RAIR (Recycled Artist In Residency)