|April 3, 2006
Assignment Desk MEDIA ADVISORY
RENOWNED ARTIST KAT EPPLE BECOMES U.S.A. AMBASSADOR TO WORLDWIDE PEACE MARKER
The Honorable Mayor of Cape Coral, Mr. Eric Feichthaler, installs Ms. Kat
Epple as Ambassador to the United States of America for the Worldwide Peace
Marker Project at a ceremony in the Mayor & Council Lobby. Former Cape
Coral Mayor Arnold Kempe and a list of distinguished social and community leaders
are also to be in attendance.
Ms. Kat Epple is an eight-time Emmy Award-winning composer and flautist. She
has performed at the Guggenheim Museums and the National Gallery. She has released
14 CDs of original music, and composes and produces music for television, including "National
Geographic", CNN, "Nova", and "Guiding Light". She
has traveled throughout the world, collecting and playing flutes from other
cultures. The natural beauty of SW Florida inspired Kat Epple’s latest
album, “Azure Pieces of Life”.
Worldwide Peace Marker Project (WPMP) is an installation work of art designed
and directed by Tiité Baquero. The project pushes forward the frontiers
of art as it redefines the role of art in civilization. WPMP was launched from
Cape Coral on November 30, 2002. 198 artists from as many nations around the
world will form the global collaborative that will drive the project to completion.
The mission of each of these artists, or “WPMP Ambassadors,” is
to present and install in their respective nations one of the 198 Peace Markers
to form an array of “Points of Peace” across the surface of the
The idea of peace as a cultural reality has effectively eluded humanity for
over 5,000 years. The WPMP array of markers by virtue of their global coordinates
alone will provide a quantifiable basic structure to model a tangible global
experience concerning “World Peace.” WPMP becomes the first global
work of art in the history of civilization.
WHEN: April 5, 2006
Installment Ceremony - 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
WHERE: The Mayor and Council Lobby at Cape Coral City Hall.
WEBSITE: To reference the project on the Internet visit www.wpmp.net
INTERVIEWS: WPMP Ambassador Kat Epple will be available for interviews shortly
before and after the ceremonies.