Skywalkers

  • December 13, 2018
  • 7 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Auditorium
Kahnawake Council Chief Lindsay LeBorgne gestures with both hands as he speaks to an audience during a public program at the Museum’s Auditorium. Seated to his left and listening on are Local 40 Business Manager Robert Walsh and artist Melissa Cacciola. Seated to the left of them is a moderator leading the discussion; she is holding a piece of paper. Audience members are silhouetted by the white and blue lights of the stage.
Photo by Monika Graff

Artist Melissa Cacciola’s Museum exhibition of tintype portraits of the Mohawk ironworker community explores the community’s intergenerational contributions to shaping the skyline of lower Manhattan. Cacciola, together with Kahnawake Council Chief Lindsay LeBorgne and Local 40 Business Manager Robert Walsh, discusses the exhibition and history of the Mohawk ironworkers at the World Trade Center site.

The Museum’s special exhibition Skywalkers: A Portrait of the Mohawk Ironworker at the World Trade Center was on view from November 2018 to January 2020.

Photos

  • A moderator leading the discussion in a public program at the Museum Auditorium gestures with her right hand and holds a piece of paper with her left. She is looking at three guests seated to her right. They are artist Melissa Cacciola, Local 40 Business Manager Robert Walsh, and Kahnawake Council Chief Lindsay LeBorgne. The three of them are listening with their hands in their laps. Audience members are silhouetted in the foreground by the lights onstage.
  • A moderator is seated out of focus in the foreground as she looks towards two guests during a public program at the Museum’s Auditorium. Speaking to her right is artist Melissa Cacciola. To Cassiola’s right is Local 40 Business Manager Robert Walsh. The blue lights from the stage light up the wall behind the three of them.
  • A public program moderator and three guests take part in a public program onstage at the Museum’s Auditorium in this view from the audience. The stage lights are shining on the four of them and the rest of the auditorium, including the audience, is in the dark. The guests include, from left to right, Kahnawake Council Chief Lindsay LeBorgne, Local 40 Business Manager Robert Walsh, and artist Melissa Cacciola, who is speaking beside the moderator. A sign language interpreter is seated in the distance.
  • Local 40 Business Manager Robert Walsh speaks while seated onstage during a public program at the Museum Auditorium. He is holding up both hands as he looks out towards the audience, who are not visible. To his right is Kahnawake Council Chief Lindsay LeBorgne. To his left is artist Melissa Cacciola and the female moderator of the discussion. The moderator is in the foreground and is out of focus.
Photos by Monika Graff

Videos

This video is a recording of the entire program "Skywalkers"

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FULL PROGRAM
  • 2018_1213_Skywalkers_Highlight-1 (Caps)
    HIGHLIGHT CLIP
  • 2018_1213_Skywalkers_Highlight-2 (Caps)
    HIGHLIGHT CLIP

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