We were delighted to hear that Nathan Fox was chosen to do the poster for The Mermaid Parade in Coney Island. The annual tradition, now in its 34th year, is one big party with mermaids, food and lots and lots (and lots) of people. In fact, it’s the largest celebration of the summer solstice in the country.
So without further ado, check this out…
Cool, huh? Nathan will also be acting as one of the judges. Oh, the stories we will hear.
About The Mermaid Parade: Unlike most parades, this one has no ethnic, religious, or commercial aims. It’s a major New York holiday invented by artists! An American version of the summer-solstice celebration, it takes pride of place with West African Water Festivals and Ancient Greek and Roman street theater. It’s features participants dressed in hand-made costumes based on themes and categories set by us. This creates an artistic framework on which artists can improvise, resulting in the flourishing of frivolity, dedication, pride, and personal vision that has become how New York celebrates summer.