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Walking Tour of We, Women: The Power of We

July 21, 2021, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Brooklyn Bridge Park, 334 Furman Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Join We, Women founders Laura Roumanos, Danielle Villasana, Daniella Zalcman, Rina Malonzo, and We, Women artists to learn more about We, Women: The Power of We! In this tour, learn about critical issues facing communities across the U.S. and beyond in 17 photo-based, social impact projects featured in this 380-ft exhibition. Meet at the start of the exhibition near the carousel at Empire Fulton Lawn in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

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Virtual Artist Talk

July 29, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Smack Mellon, 92 Plymouth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Join Smack Mellon for a discussion via Zoom with the exhibiting artists of the gallery's Summer 2021 Exhibitions: Reade Bryan, Shayok Mukhopadhyay, and Tammy Nguyen. During this panel discussion, moderated by Rachel Vera Steinberg, the artists will share their research processes in their practices in general, and the specific topics present in their current exhibitions.

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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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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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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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Rowan Renee: Art & Law – Queer World-Making and the Courts in the Age of Marriage Equality

December 16, 2021, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Smack Mellon, 92 Plymouth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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For the second and final event to accompany Rowan Renee’s exhibition Airport Beach, the artist will host a conversation with Gabriel Arkles, who is currently Senior Counsel at the Transgender Legal Defence & Education Fund. This event will focus on building relationships between artists and the courts. Renee and Arkles will reflect on current legal events, particularly around transgender rights for minors. They will discuss the evolution of language and rhetoric in arguments presented in courts in response to conservative…

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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

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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

Closing Soon

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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