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Six Foot Platform Experimental Residency Program

June 12, 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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.

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Domenica Garcia: Hangout-iemos

June 19, 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.

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Kate Brehm: Platform of Poof

June 26, 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. The Platform of Poof will birth confounding puppet creatures full of wonder and unreason. A cross between plant and animal, the Poofs are full body abstract puppets which welcome passersby to a personal encounter with curiosity and…

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Berdscarnival: No Color Game

July 3, 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. "No Color Game" is what Berdscarnival (Maraya Lopez) defines as a “strategy.” Not quite a performance or installation, a strategy is an area between reality and fiction, play and intellect, fragility and crudeness. The strategy will serve…

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Opera on Tap: OPERACADES

July 10, 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.   Inspired by the Zoltar machine at Coney Island and in tribute to our many performing artists who have struggled for work due to the pandemic, OPERACADES creates a unique public performance venue and mobile public art…

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Camila Aldet: Tapping the Soul

July 24, 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. The platform is a natural stage for a tap dancer; it is a portal for the artist’s soul to connect to their audience. "Tapping the Soul" is a continuous tap dance and musical performance that will bring…

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Katya Grokhovsky: Paradise Lost

July 31, 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. Katya Grokhovsky's "Paradise Lost" is a site-specific mixed-media sculptural installation and performative activation, which explores the failing state of the American Dream, deflated promises and tainted optimism of a land of opportunity, through the immigrant lenz. Created…

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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 12, 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. Exhibitions

Shimmers

September 23–November 18

Main Window

Open: 24 Hours

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2. Exhibitions

un/mute

September 22–November 21

Undercurrent

Open: Thurs–Sun, 1–7 PM

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3. Exhibitions

Photoville 2021

September 18–December 1

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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4. Exhibitions

Walk the Line

September 17–October 18

Platform Project Space

Open: Fri–Sat, 12–6 PM

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5. Exhibitions

Fresh Annual Photography Exhibition

September 15–October 30

Klompching Gallery

Open: Tues–Fri, By Appt.; Sat, 11 AM–5 PM

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6. Exhibitions

Robert Swain: Immersive Color

September 11–November 20

Minus Space

Open: By Appt. & Sat, 11 AM–5 PM

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7. Exhibitions

Neil Winokur: Produce

September 11–October 20

Janet Borden, Inc.

Open: Tues–Sat, 11 AM–5 PM

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8. Exhibitions

Destiny Belgrave: where they go & what they leave

September 10–October 10

A.I.R. Gallery

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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9. Exhibitions

Mimi Oritsky: Above and Below

September 10–October 10

A.I.R. Gallery

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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10. Exhibitions

Daria Dorosh: Cosmologies

September 10–October 10

A.I.R. Gallery

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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11. Exhibitions

Claudia Wieser: Rehearsal

July 29 2021–April 17 2022

Main Street Park

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12. 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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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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