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Camila Aldet: Tapping the Soul

July 24, 2021, 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, 2021, 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, 2021, 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, 2021, 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, 2021, 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, 2021, 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, 2021, 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, 2021, 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, 2021, 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, 2021, 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, 2021, 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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Bilingual Spanish/English Drag Queen Story Hour

October 16, 2021, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
DUMBO Archway, DUMBO Archway
Brooklyn, New York 11201
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What do drag queens and children have in common? They love dressing up and all things sparkly and fancy! Join storyteller Cholula Lemon in the DUMBO Archway, for a bilingual storytime in Spanish and English! We'll read stories, sing songs, and have fun! Presented by the new Adams Street Library. Help us keep our communities safe. Please wear masks and adhere to social distancing guidelines.

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Magic Talk /Rap Performance by Marie Lukáčová

November 19, 2021, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Undercurrent, 70 John Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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In celebration of the last weekend of un/mute at Undercurrent Czech artist Marie Lukáčová will be performing her confrontational feminist rap in Czech, focusing on gender gaps and motherhood. English translation of her lyrics will be accompanied by her animations.

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Diana Shpungin: Day For Night

January 13, 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Smack Mellon, 92 Plymouth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Two performances at 6:00 and 7:00 PM sharp. Please arrive 15 min. prior to each performance. In conjunction with her solo exhibition at Smack Mellon, Always Begin At The End, Diana Shpungin will present a multidisciplinary performance created for and staged within the installation’s environment. This fifteen minute performance grew out of the artist’s desire to create a wildly cross-disciplinary collaboration among other creative practitioners amidst the loneliness and isolation of the ongoing pandemic. The resulting work incorporates a hybrid…

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Wasteland

January 18–January 23

Undercurrent

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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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Diana Shpungin: Always Begin At The End

January 15–February 20

Smack Mellon

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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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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