was a live basketball game and performance event that took place on April 17, 2016 at PS 142 on the lower east side of New York City.

When humankind has finally blown itself to oblivion, who will inherit the earth? The ladies of Downtown Girls Basketball faced off in a 5 on 5 game to fight the ultimate battle of TEAM NATURE v. TEAM TECHNOLOGY, determining once and for all the evolutionary victor.

Featuring an original live score by Jacob Brunner accompanied by Brendan Siltman

Also featuring Jamie Bayard as the Colon mascot, commentary by Madeline Wise and Caitlin Morris, rollerblading & choreography for the half time show by Matty Davis, concessions by Steph Mantis, and animations by Julian Glander. With additional support from Tucker Marder, Dan Allende, and the Dedalus Foundation.

From Downtown Girls Basketball: Captain Aria Mcmanus, Andrea Bergart, Liz Hopkins, Hannah Kuo, Jenny Lee, Maureen O’brien, Cecilia Salama, Alexandra Sobiecki, Raine Trainor, and Rebecca Kaplan.

check out the trailer here
check out the star spangled banner

photo credit: Ryan Kelly

*video documentation of game & halftime coming soon!*

Rebecca Kaplan - Peru. Apple Cactus Alex Sobiecki - Quaking Aspen Cece Salama - Bristlecone Pine Andrea Bergart -Prickly Pear Cactus Liz Hopkins - Ponytail Palm Maureen O Aria McManus - Satellite Hannah Kuo - Surveillance Drone