RITA | Rockaway Beach: Art and Adaptive Capacity Post-Hurricane Sandy

Rockaway Beach: Art and Adaptive Capacity Post-Hurricane Sandy

Edited by Chris Viaggio

First edition of 125
Perfect bound soft cover
6 x 8.25 inches
226 pages
27 color plates and 66 black and white plates

$25

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With contributions from:

Loney Abrams, Nadia Belerique, Klaus Biesenbach, Brent Birnbaum, Brett Branco, Michael Connor, Jenni Crain, Eva Díaz, Jeanne DuPont, Roe Ethridge, Tom Finkelpearl, Ian Gerson, Esther Grillo, Robyn Hillman-Harrigan, Lili Huston-Herterich, Shannon Jackson, Laurie Kang, Carol P. Kaplan, Lawrence Kaplan, Nathan Kensinger, Heather Kramer, Marie Lorenz, Emil R. Lucev Sr., Jared Madere, Joshua Ogogo, Geoff Rawling, Johnny Stanish, Diwa Tamrong, Milan Taylor, Frank Traynor, Josmar Trujillo, Caitlin Van Dusen, and John R. Waldman

Excerpt from Chris Viaggio’s preface:

It is my hope that the enclosed collection of content, by maintaining an approachable familiarity with what is perhaps already well-known and understood about Rockaway by its residents and frequent visitors, while also presenting the complicated reality of some newly bred forces and their yet to be felt impacts, can ultimately help to properly preserve a sense of historical awareness, community investment, and inspired localism for those involved in the production of cultural activity across the peninsula.

Read about the book in Rockaway’s local newspaper, The Wave, here.