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Pinch Back

August 5, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Window, One Main Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Main Window is excited to present the premiere of Pinch Back, a movement-based performance by artist Louisa Pancoast. Pinch Back was created as a companion piece for the current site-specific installation at Main Window, Inexterior, by Evan Paul English. In her performance, Pancoast considers how we construct our sense of identity – whether through our physical appearance, posturing, or material effects—and seeks to physicalize English’s elision between the corporeal body and the topographical body, sourcing movement from plant root patterns, popular…

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Holly Heidt: Spaces Between

August 7, 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Six Foot Platform, Washington Street & Water Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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The intersection of Washington and Water Street becomes the setting for a new project: the Six Foot Platform Experimental Residency Program. Presented in partnership with the Brooklyn Arts Council, this project will feature eleven Brooklyn-based artists in full-day residencies on Saturdays throughout the summer. What exists in the space between us? Five women (Holly Heidt, Chloe Benitez, Alexandra Carter, Nicole Fuentes, and Tamara Leigh) mark time and space through a precise schedule of movement experiments lasting 9 hours. What they do…

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Cheryl Thomas: Rattle Chandelier

August 14, 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Six Foot Platform, Washington Street & Water Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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The intersection of Washington and Water Street becomes the setting for a new project: the Six Foot Platform Experimental Residency Program. Presented in partnership with the Brooklyn Arts Council, this project will feature eleven Brooklyn-based artists in full-day residencies on Saturdays throughout the summer. Get up-close, personal and experience the unusual combination of gourds, beads and crystals that form the “Rattle Chandelier” and feast your eyes on the characteristics of eight Orisha, beaded in the colors that represent them.

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Pinch Back

August 19, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Window, One Main Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Main Window is excited to present the premiere of Pinch Back, a movement-based performance by artist Louisa Pancoast. Pinch Back was created as a companion piece for the current site-specific installation at Main Window, Inexterior, by Evan Paul English. In her performance, Pancoast considers how we construct our sense of identity – whether through our physical appearance, posturing, or material effects—and seeks to physicalize English’s elision between the corporeal body and the topographical body, sourcing movement from plant root patterns, popular…

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Jenny Polak: Pennants and Poets

August 21, 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Six Foot Platform, Washington Street & Water Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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The intersection of Washington and Water Street becomes the setting for a new project: the Six Foot Platform Experimental Residency Program. Presented in partnership with the Brooklyn Arts Council, this project will feature eleven Brooklyn-based artists in full-day residencies on Saturdays throughout the summer. "Pennants and Poets" is an installation and spoken word poetry event. Together with poets from the Fortune Society’s Writers’ Group, Jenny Polak will install 50+ pennant flags on the platform, each one printed with a poem or…

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Art in Odd Places: Bravura Outbreak

August 28, 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Six Foot Platform, Washington Street & Water Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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The intersection of Washington and Water Street becomes the setting for a new project: the Six Foot Platform Experimental Residency Program. Presented in partnership with the Brooklyn Arts Council, this project will feature eleven Brooklyn-based artists in full-day residencies on Saturdays throughout the summer. "Bravura Outbreak" by Art in Odd Places (AiOP) is a joyous, raucous mashup spectacle of intergenerational, culturally extravagant performance and installation projects presented as a continuously running radical runway fashion show. It’s time for a thundering experiential…

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Marina Celander: Sea She

September 4, 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Six Foot Platform, Washington Street & Water Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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The intersection of Washington and Water Street becomes the setting for a new project: the Six Foot Platform Experimental Residency Program. Presented in partnership with the Brooklyn Arts Council, this project will feature eleven Brooklyn-based artists in full-day residencies on Saturdays throughout the summer. In "Sea She," theatre artist Marina Celander will move and live on a six foot platform throughout the day. Sea She feels the proximity to the East River and feels drawn to her body of water flowing…

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Pinch Back

September 10, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Window, One Main Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Main Window is excited to present the premiere of Pinch Back, a movement-based performance by artist Louisa Pancoast. Pinch Back was created as a companion piece for the current site-specific installation at Main Window, Inexterior, by Evan Paul English. In her performance, Pancoast considers how we construct our sense of identity – whether through our physical appearance, posturing, or material effects—and seeks to physicalize English’s elision between the corporeal body and the topographical body, sourcing movement from plant root patterns, popular…

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Yeseul Song: Invisible Sculpture On Wheels

September 18, 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Six Foot Platform, Washington Street & Water Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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The intersection of Washington and Water Street becomes the setting for a new project: the Six Foot Platform Experimental Residency Program. Presented in partnership with the Brooklyn Arts Council, this project will feature eleven Brooklyn-based artists in full-day residencies on Saturdays throughout the summer. "Invisible Sculpture On Wheels" is an experiential multi-sensory sculpture by Yeseul Song, installed on a cart. The sculpture isn’t visually discernible, yet has a spatial form and occupies space. The viewer can perceive the sculpture through sound…

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1. Performance

Pinch Back

August 5, 7:30 PM–8:30 PM

Main Window

Open: 24 Hours

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2. Screening

Light Year 76: Summer reRuns

August 5, 8:15 PM–10:00 PM

Pearl Street Triangle

Open: 24 Hours

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3. Opening Reception

Opening Reception: New Exhibitions

August 6, 12:00 PM–6:00 PM

A.I.R. Gallery

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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4. Performance

Holly Heidt: Spaces Between

August 7, 12:00 PM–9:00 PM

The Six Foot Platform

Open: Sat, 12–9 PM

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5. Workshop

Drink + Draw: Figure Drawing

August 11, 6:00 PM–8:00 PM

DUMBO Archway

Open: 24 Hours

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6. Performance

Cheryl Thomas: Rattle Chandelier

August 14, 12:00 PM–9:00 PM

The Six Foot Platform

Open: Sat, 12–9 PM

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7. Workshop

Drink + Draw: Personal Painting + Group Mural with CAM

August 18, 6:00 PM–8:00 PM

DUMBO Archway

Open: 24 Hours

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8. Open Studios

Summer Open Studios 2021

August 19, 5:00 PM–8:00 PM

Triangle Arts Association

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9. Performance

Pinch Back

August 19, 7:30 PM–8:30 PM

Main Window

Open: 24 Hours

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10. Performance

Jenny Polak: Pennants and Poets

August 21, 12:00 PM–9:00 PM

The Six Foot Platform

Open: Sat, 12–9 PM

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11. Workshop

Drink + Draw: Cey Adams Delves Into Pop Art Collage

August 25, 6:00 PM–8:00 PM

DUMBO Archway

Open: 24 Hours

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12. Performance

Art in Odd Places: Bravura Outbreak

August 28, 12:00 PM–9:00 PM

The Six Foot Platform

Open: Sat, 12–9 PM

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13. Performance

Marina Celander: Sea She

September 4, 12:00 PM–9:00 PM

The Six Foot Platform

Open: Sat, 12–9 PM

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14. Performance

Pinch Back

September 10, 7:30 PM–8:30 PM

Main Window

Open: 24 Hours

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15. Exhibitions

Closing Soon

Shayok Mukhopadhyay: Waiting for Water

June 26–August 8

Smack Mellon

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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16. Exhibitions

Closing Soon

Reade Bryan: Geomorphic Agents

June 26–August 8

Smack Mellon

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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17. Exhibitions

Closing Soon

Tammy Nguyen: Freehold

June 26–August 8

Smack Mellon

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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18. Exhibitions

We, Women: The Power of We

July 14–September 12

Brooklyn Bridge Park

Open: 6 AM–1 AM; Special Hours for Pier 2/5/6, Squibb Park & Bridge, Education Center, & Playgrounds

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19. Exhibitions

Further in Summer Than The Birds

July 16–August 14

Platform Project Space

Open: Fri–Sat, 12–6 PM

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20. Exhibitions

Evan Paul English: Inexterior (Viewfound)

July 22–September 16

Main Window

Open: 24 Hours

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21. Exhibitions

Sheila Pinkel, Pinkelgraphs: The Murals and Cyanotypes, 1974–1982

July 24–September 18

Higher Pictures Generation

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

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22. Exhibitions

Cultivando Sueños

July 24–October 23

Cuban Art Space

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

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23. Exhibitions

Claudia Wieser: Rehearsal

July 29 2021–April 17 2022

Main Street Park

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24. Exhibitions

Investigations: Remembering Barbara Siegel

August 6–September 5

A.I.R. Gallery

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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25. Exhibitions

Bat-Ami Rivlin: Untitled (inflatable house, zip ties, blower)

August 6–September 5

A.I.R. Gallery

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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26. Exhibitions

Sky Olson: The Invisible Hand

August 6–September 5

A.I.R. Gallery

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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27. Exhibitions

Break Room

August 6–September 5

Undercurrent

Open: Thurs–Sun, 1–7 PM

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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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