Emma Thompson and Mayor Bloomberg open 'Journey,' - a unique & provocative interactive installation into the world of human trafficking.
WHO: New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Oscar winning actress and writer, Emma Thompson will launch a unique and provocative art installation depicting the ‘Journey’ of women trafficked across the globe into the sex industry.
WHAT: Journey is an installation that illustrates seven stages of a woman who was trafficked into sexual slavery through exhibits created inside seven shipping containers. Each container tells the powerful and personal story and of the brutal reality experienced by such women. The seven stages are Hope, Journey, Uniform, Bedroom, Customer, Stigma andResurrection. WHEN: Tuesday, November 10, 2009 Media Check-In: 8:15 a.m. Press Conference Begins: 9:00 a.m.
WHERE: Washington Place, Washington Square Park (Washington Place between Greene Street and Washington Square East)