Silver Current by Patrick Shearn of Poetic Kinetics, installed over Custom House Square in New Bedford, MA

“Summer Winds was a great success for both DATMA and New Bedford.” ~Mayor Jon Mitchell

Summer Winds 2019

DATMA’s inaugural public event series was called, Summer Winds 2019—a celebration of New Bedford’s emerging leadership in wind energy. Alongside wind-themed international exhibitions and collaborative programs with partners from arts and culture, science, and technology, DATMA commissioned a site-specific signature Skynet Silver Current, by Patrick Shearn of Poetic Kinetics. Silver Current was installed over Custom House Square. You can still revisit the magic of Summer Winds by browsing some of our favorite images by searching #SummerWinds19 and #SilverCurrent in your social media accounts. Let us know you’re favorite by tagging @_DATMA.

There is still one Summer Winds exhibitions to been seen! Allow your curiosity to get the best of you and visit the Superflat Wall to see the mural, Winds of Change. It’s at the corner of Acushnet and Williams Street in downtown New Bedford

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