Landscape in Motion
Installed September 22 – December 7, 2016 at the Staten Island Arts Culture Lounge in the St. George Ferry Terminal, “Freshkills Park: Landscape in Motion” was the exhibition capstone to a landscape photography competition organized by Freshkills Park with the Staten Island Advance. The exhibition told the story of the site transformation from landfill to park through photography and featured 12 winning photographs of the competition alongside historical photographs from the Staten Island Institute archives and a virtual reality feature of Freshkills Park created by Jared Sutton.
First Place Winners
Ryan Lavis (Professional category)
Katsiaryna Sukhotskaya (Student category)
Jarred Sutton (Amateur category)
Amber Rose Orlin
Thanks to the Judges
Steve Zaffarano, Visuals Manager and Photo Editor, Staten Island Advance
Monica Valenzuela, Deputy Director, Staten Island Arts
Ted Nabavi, Director of Waste Management Engineering,
NYC Department of Sanitation
Paul Moakley, Deputy Photo Editor, Time Magazine, and curator,
Alice Austen House
Dana Kien, Photo Editor, Wall Street Journal Magazine
Organized by Mariel Villeré, Freshkills Park.
This exhibit was presented by Staten Island Arts and supported by Freshkills Park and the City of New York; NYC Councilmember Debi Rose; by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council; New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; the Staten Island Advance; Collection of the Staten Island Museum; Duggal Visual Solutions; Jarred Sutton; Tri-Lox; IrisVR; and our artist, individual, family, and business members.