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The Right to Breathe

July 14, 2021 - October 27, 2021
Undercurrent, 70 John Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Greece in USA launches the second iteration of its program for the internationalization of Greek Culture in the USA. The group exhibition The Right to Breathe takes as a starting point the “shortness of breath” derived from the experience of political pressure, social injustice, and economic austerity, exploring its connection with poetics, live art, and embodied politics. The concerns driving the “I Can’t Breathe” debates around race, discrimination, and violence have been left unconfronted for far too long. At the…

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Summer Open Studios 2021

August 19, 2021, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Triangle Arts Association, 20 Jay Street, Suite 317 & 318
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Triangle is excited to announce virtual Summer Open Studios! Due to rising infection rates, the Summer Open Studios will be virtual. Each artist will offer an intimate look at their studio practice and current work via an interactive Zoom conversation. 6:30 - 7:00 PM: Slinko 7:00 - 7:30 PM: Ilana Harris-Babou 7:30 - 8:00 PM: Jeffrey Meris

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Building a Portfolio Career

September 20, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Creative Capital, 15 Maiden Lane, 18th Fl.
New York, NY 10038 United States

“I just need more money” isn’t a business plan, even though it can seem like the simplest solution to financial woes. In this workshop, CPA Elaine Grogan Luttrull will focus on the portfolio career framework–that is, earning income from a variety of activities–to match your own strengths with opportunities to monetize those strengths. And we will set you on a path to diversifying your income by: Identifying the components of a portfolio career Listing opportunities that fall within each role Learning…

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September Town Hall: NYC Arts Restart!

September 21, 2021, 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Asian American Arts Alliance, 20 Jay Street, Suite 740
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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The Asian American Arts Alliance wants to hear what you’re doing to help the city’s arts scene recover! Whether you’re presenting an art-making demonstration, film screening, or performance through these programs, or are a programmer (or venue) who is able to host or team up with another artist to present their work, A4 invites you to pitch your projects, upcoming events, find other AAPI collaborators, or simply introduce yourself to the community.

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Career Documentation and Your Legacy as an Artist

September 29, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Creative Capital, 15 Maiden Lane, 18th Fl.
New York, NY 10038 United States
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Career documentation and preserving one’s legacy are essential components of an artist’s life and practice–even early on in their careers. This online workshop will provide a summary of, and rationale for,  entering into the career documentation process. It will take into consideration that each artist will have their own style, approach, and affinities in how they go about this work. The workshop will include: Discussion on the connection between career documentation and one’s legacy as an artist How to begin…

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The Anatomy of Grandeur: Women in Sculpture

October 13, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A.I.R. Gallery, 155 Plymouth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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“The Anatomy of Grandeur: Women in Sculpture” is a public panel organized and moderated by 2020-2021 A.I.R. Gallery Fellow Bat-Ami Rivlin, with the participation of artists Tamar Ettun, Dana Davenport, and Clare Koury. The three women sculptors are invited to discuss their relationship to the medium and canon of sculpture. Large-scale sculpture is often the realm of the ‘Strong Male Material Artist’, both in representation and theory. Its forms are often understood as an expression of erectness, dominance, and material…

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Book Launch for Tamara Kostianovsky: Rapacious Beauty

November 3, 2021, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Smack Mellon, 92 Plymouth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Smack Mellon will host a virtual discussion on the occasion of the release of Tamara Kostianovsky’s monograph, Tamara Kostianovsky: Rapacious Beauty (pub. 2021, Hirmer Publishers). This event, hosted via Zoom, will be introduced by Gonzalo Casals, Commissioner of the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, and feature a conversation between the artist, Art Historian Tatiana Flores, and Smack Mellon’s Curator & Director of Exhibitions, Rachel Vera Steinberg. Released in conjunction with the survey exhibition, Tamara Kostianovsky, Between Wounds and Folds, this…

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Anarchic Visibility

November 14, 2021, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Asian American Arts Alliance, 20 Jay Street, Suite 740
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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On the recent publication of Godzilla: Asian American Arts Network 1990-2001 anthology detailing the trailblazing Asian artists collective, editor Howie Chen and curator and 2019 Van Lier Fellow Simon Wu discuss possibilities for post-visibility politics in contemporary art today. Godzilla: Asian American Art Network was formed in 1990 to support the production of critical discourse around Asian American art and increase the visibility of Asian American artists, curators, and writers, who were negotiating a historically exclusionary society and art world.…

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November Town Hall: Visual Arts

November 16, 2021, 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Asian American Arts Alliance, 20 Jay Street, Suite 740
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Join the Asian American Arts Alliance for their November Town Hall, highlighting visual arts practitioners! Learn about the diverse and exciting creative arts projects and opportunities coming out of the Asian American visual arts community during Town Hall’s rapid-fire line-up of 60-second pitches, and meet featured presenters Shihui Zhou, founder of Latitude Gallery and artist/curator duo Vidisha-Fadescha and Shaunak Mahbubani of After Party Collective! Sign up to pitch and share an upcoming project or exhibition, promote an event, ask for…

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Table Dish: Arts & Culture Writing

November 30, 2021, 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Asian American Arts Alliance, 20 Jay Street, Suite 740
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Join the Asian American Arts Alliance (A4) for the fourth installment of their professional development series, Table Dish, to help further the careers of Asian Americans pursuing careers in arts and cultural writing and for practicing artists of all disciplines who seek to learn more and establish connections in the world of criticism. Participating Leaders: Phong Bui, Co-Founder & Artistic Director of Brooklyn Rail Devika Girish, Film Critic & Co-Deputy Editor at Film Comment Diep Tran, Freelance Arts Journalist (New…

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Rowan Renee: Troubling Archives: Interpreting and Transforming the Johns Committee’s Records of Persecution

December 9, 2021, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Smack Mellon, 92 Plymouth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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For the first of two events to accompany Rowan Renee’s exhibition at Smack Mellon, Airport Beach, Renee will host a virtual conversation with scholar Stacy Braukman about her research into the Johns Committee—an investigation committee established by the Florida legislature in 1956 to investigate the “subversive” activities of the civil rights movement, homosexuality and communist political groups. Together, they will discuss Braukmans’s work linking the McCarthy Era to the present through the still-unfolding conservative political agenda that has grouped Southern…

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Sara Jimenez: Panel Discussion with Re’al Christian, PJ Policarpio, Crystal Z Campbell

December 17, 2021, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Smack Mellon, 92 Plymouth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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For the second event accompanying Sara Jimenez’s exhibition Roots Burrow Through Stones and Hard Facts, the artist will lead a virtual panel discussion to elaborate on the themes presented in the work on display. The panel will feature the voices of multidisciplinary artist Crystal Z Campbell; writer, editor, and art historian Re’al Christian; and educator, curator, and community organizer PJ Policarpio. Each participant will speak about their current research and curiosities in relation to colonial displacement and the fragmentation of…

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Gabriela Vainsencher in Conversation with Alun Williams

January 8, 11:00 am
Triangle Arts Association, 20 Jay Street, Suite 317 & 318
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Artist Gabriela Vainsencher discusses the process and concepts behind her multi-disciplinary practice, through an informal conversation with artist and Triangle Arts board member Alun Williams. This conversation takes place in tandem with Vainsencher's participation in Bronx Calling, the fifth Bronx Museum AIM Biennial, on view from November 10, 2021, to March 20, 2022. Co-curated by Ian Cofre (Director, PS 122 Gallery) and Eva Mayhabal Davis (Co-Director, Transmitter), the fifth edition of Bronx Calling considers the multiple crises of health, grief, the…

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January Town Hall: New Media, Technology, & NFTs

January 19, 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Asian American Arts Alliance, 20 Jay Street, Suite 740
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Join A4 and make new connections at their virtual January Town Hall, highlighting emerging projects in new media, digital art, and NFTs! Whether you’re creating work in new media art forms, experimenting in converting your work into NFTs (non-fungible tokens) or cryptoart, curating new virtual reality experiences, or adapting your work for the new digital age, A4 welcomes you to join them and share works-in-progress, announcements on upcoming shows, calls for collaborations, and opportunities to uplift and build up the…

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1. Exhibitions

Closing Soon

Wasteland

January 18–January 23

Undercurrent

Open: Thurs–Sun, 1–7 PM

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2. Exhibitions

Farima Fooladi: A Moveable Feast

January 15–February 20

Smack Mellon

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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3. Exhibitions

Diana Shpungin: Always Begin At The End

January 15–February 20

Smack Mellon

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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4. Exhibitions

Keisha Scarville

December 4 2021–February 12 2022

Higher Pictures Generation

Open: Mon (By Appt.); Tues–Sat, 11 AM–6 PM

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5. Exhibitions

VIVA CUBA VIVA! Poster Art of the Revolution

December 2 2021–February 19 2022

Cuban Art Space

Open: Mon–Fri, 1–6 PM (By Appt.); Sat, 12–6 PM

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6. Exhibitions

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INCANALARE (To Channel)

December 1 2021–January 22 2022

Superfine

Open: Tues, 2–10 PM; Wed–Sat, 12–10 PM; Sun, 11 AM–10 PM

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7. Exhibitions

Curious Devices & Other Objects

November 10 2021–February 26 2022

Klompching Gallery

Open: Wed–Sat, 11 AM–6 PM

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8. Exhibitions

Claudia Wieser: Rehearsal

July 29 2021–April 17 2022

Main Street Park

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First Thursday Gallery Walk

The first Thursday of every month, the galleries of DUMBO stay open late, hosting special events and receptions. Neighborhood restaurants and bars have specials for First Thursday patrons.

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