July, 2012

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Newton Creek Armada Kickstarter Campaign


The Newtown Creek Armada is an artist-created model boat pond that will be installed on the Newtown Creek in September 2012. Located on the border between Brooklyn and Queens, the Newtown Creek is one of America’s most polluted waterways and a recently designated federal Superfund Site. Visitors to the Newtown Creek Armada will [...]

PS Project Space presents ‘Joie de Vivre’ by the Hullaballoo Collective


PS Project Space Joie de Vivre Hullaballoo Collective 548 West 28th Street, suite 328 August 3rd  — 19th 2012 Tuesday — Saturday  11am — 6pm Opening reception: August 2, 6-9pm PS Project Space presents Joie de Vivre, a group exhibition featuring artwork from the Hullaballoo Collective, an eclectic New York City-based group of [...]

Memories and Wishes: A Participatory Public Art Project

Memory tiles made by local elders, and my tiles showing their wishes for the neighborhood’s future, will be installed in their community center.

More information at http://www.indiegogo.com/memories-and-wishes

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Two Exhibitions Examine Racial Profiling at MOCADA


Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute Collaborates with
Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts To Present Two New Exhibitions

When news broke about the Trayvon Martin case, curator Shantrelle P. Lewis, director of exhibitions and public programming at the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI), worked quickly to put out a [...]

Koren Shadmi ‘View of The World from Bedford Avenue’


Koren Shadmi’s drawing, titled ‘View of The World from Bedford Avenue’ is a homage to the classic New Yorker cover from 1976 by the great Saul Steinberg. The original cover was a visual observation of how New Yorkers see the rest of the world; miniaturized by the grandeur and solipsism of Manhattan, the unofficial center [...]

Double Stranded: An Exhibition of Works by Teddi I Rogers and Raquel Echanique

image-4258 Double Stranded: An Exhibition of Works by Teddi I Rogers and Raquel Echanique Curated by Frankie Velez

How personal can portraiture get when explored in a dual show?
Teddi I Rogers and Raquel Echanique team up to answer this question.

Raquel and Teddi explore portraiture through a deeper and more [...]

‘Dog vs Hat’, John Tebeau at Dizzy’s on Fifth


Dog Versus Hat
work by artist John Tebeau
Dizzys, 230 5th Avenue, Brooklyn
April 13- July 29, 2012

John Tebeau’s artwork time travels back to a TV fueled childhood preoccupied with the icons of his youth. All the heroes, both super and not, in John Tebeau’s work possess humanized powers [...]