We wanted to encourage the artists to come out of their studios and make work that the audience could dive into, to interact with each other and explore their own creativity. We were weaving in and out of dumpsters making art out of trash. You’d see really exciting trends—you really felt you were on the cutting edge.
Glasshouse Gallery is currently screening the films of Nick Zedd, and many other films from the transgressive film movement, including works by Amber Dawn, Nicholas Abrahams, Mary Jordan, and Casandra Stark. The features, originally filmed with 8 and 16 mm cameras, are being projected digitally, from Jan 15 – 19.
Grace Exhibition Space is one of the few performance art galleries in New York City, ridding itself of a stage and focusing on the immersion of artist and audience …. providing several hours of performance by both local and international artists.
A screeching violin can warn us that our favorite actress is in danger; a tapping drum can mimic the hoof beats of a trotting horse, and a sliding horn can tell us when to laugh when Buster Keaton braves death again. On Sunday, May 13, the Nitehawk cinema carried on a musical tradition, screening the F. W. Murnau’s 1927 film “Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans,” and featured Morricone Youth live, accompanying film.
If there ever will be a distinct Brooklyn sound, it just played last weekend in one big blast. From May 3rd through May 5th the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) hosted over 35 local bands in its first-ever music festival titled Crossing Brooklyn Ferry.