Improv Everywhere application to conduct an interactive participatory mp3 experiment in Bryant Park on Saturday October 2, 2010.
WHEREAS, Improv Everywhere has submitted an application to conduct an interactive participatory "Mp3 Experiment" on the lawn in Bryant Park, on Saturday October 2, 2010, from 6:00 PM until 7:00 PM; and
WHEREAS, Improv Everywhere, a performance art production company, will place an Mp3 audio file on the internet which can be downloaded for free from their web site that would enable one to participate in the proposed Mp3 Experiment; and
WHEREAS, The experimental project, which will be videotaped and photographed non-professionally, will consist of interactive movement by the participants, who will be guided by listening to the Improv Everywhere Mp3 file that they have downloaded; and
WHEREAS, When this was conducted last year, this event attracted approximately 2,000 participants; and
WHEREAS, Improv Everywhere would have sufficient liability insurance in place, and The Mp3 Experiment will provide a unique and safe way for participants to engage in an outdoor performance art event, the total duration of which will be at most an hour; therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends approval of Improv Everywhere's application to conduct an interactive participatory The Mp3 Experiment in Bryant Park on Saturday October 2, 2010.
The above resolution passed by a vote of 39 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining.