FIELDWORKS Documentary Screening

Film still from FIELDWORKS Episode Seven: Jody Wood, Beauty in Transition

2015. 38 Minutes.

FIELDWORKS is a short documentary series presented by A Blade of Grass (ABOG) that explores the beauty, rigor, and impact of socially engaged art through its ABOG Fellow initiatives. FIELDWORKS: Season One, produced by RAVA Films and One Hundred Seconds, will spotlight ABOG’s Distinguished Fellow, Mel Chin, and 2014 ABOG Fellows: Brett Cook, Pablo Helguera, Fran Ilich, Norene Leddy & Liz Slagus, Jan Mun and Jody Wood.

MEL CHIN, Operation Paydirt
Chin inspires 400,000 participants across the country to end childhood lead poisoning.

BRETT COOK, Reflections of Healing 
Cook champions health and wellness in participatory portraiture at Oakland’s “Life is Living” festival.

PABLO HELGUERA, Librería Donceles 
Helguera opens his pop-up bookstore housing twenty thousand used Spanish-language books in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

FRAN ILICH, Diego de la Vega Coffee Co-op 
Ilich links Zapatista communities to political movements in New York City through rebel coffee service.

JAN MUN, Greenpoint Bioremediation Project 
Mun fights one of the largest underground oil spills in the world with bioremediation in Newtown Creek, Brooklyn.

SexEd builds an arts-based sexual health curriculum with a mission to reform sex education across the country.

JODY WOOD, Beauty in Transition
Wood brings her mobile beauty salon to nine homeless shelters over three months in New York City.

Watch the trailer for FIELDWORKS here:

FIELDWORKS: Season One Trailer from A Blade of Grass on Vimeo.

Friday Nights are made possible, in part, by the generous support of The Corcoran Group and Bridgehampton National Bank.


Documentary Screening
Friday, January 22, 2016 - 6:00pm
ticket group
$10 | Free for Members, Children, and Students
Includes Museum admission.
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