Contributors and collaboratives are artists, architects or designers.
Everyone with skills or visual imagination might be considered.
The cabinets are going to be made out of teak, red cedar or other exotic wood. Especially materials that can still be found made out of the old boardwalk. The material can also be made out of metal or plastic be they need to be made partially at least from recycled materials.
The cabinets are going to be replaced after 3, 6 or 9 months depending the aesthetics, patina etc.
The cabinets are going to be editions of 6 most of the time. 4 of the cabinets are going to be donated for group shows / fundraiser for 3 non-profit connected to the Rockaways after Sandy’s. The 2 collaborators will keep 1.
The cabinet will end up on a stand or on a wall as a sculpture, mix-media or found object. They will be use as a library.
Regularly a group of bikers will carry books in backpacks to the rockaways. The main drop off center (for donated books and bicycles) will be the Gowanus Ballroom. Dropp off center will be located to many location.
Locals people will be able to take or drop off books as well as anyone who go the beach during the summer.
Reading group :
Groups of 2 readers will read on regular basis to eldery or sick people.
Public reading by actors or writers will be help on regular basis as well at different locations.
The 1st white page :
Artists, writers, photographers or anyone who donate a book or borrow a book is welcome to write or create a drawing..etc…