Brooklyn Photographs, 1960S TO THE PRESENT

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BRIC presents Brooklyn Photographs

Brooklyn Photographs, 1960S TO THE PRESENT

BRIC | 647 Fulton Street | Fort Greene
Friday, October 20, 2017 to Monday, December 11, 2017

BRIC presents Brooklyn Photographs, a group exhibition featuring the work of eleven photographers who have captured life and traditions in various Brooklyn neighborhoods from the 1960s to the present, on view from Thursday, September 7 through Sunday, October 29, 2017.

Brooklyn Photographs epitomizes BRIC’s commitment to offering rigorously curated exhibitions with a rich cross-section of ideas, voices, and artistic media that reflect Brooklyn’s diversity.

Curated by Elizabeth Ferrer, BRIC’s Vice President of Contemporary Art, Brooklyn Photographs is in the Gallery at BRIC House (647 Fulton Street), Downtown Brooklyn’s largest contemporary art gallery. An opening reception will take place on Wednesday, September 6,2017, from 7-9pm, and is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Tuesday–Saturday, 10am-6pm; Sunday, 12-6pm, and closed Mondays. Gallery admission is free. Group and individual tours are available on Wednesday mornings at 11:30am. Free public programs will take place in conjunction with the exhibition.

ASSOCIATED PUBLIC PROGRAMS

Panel Discussion: Street Photography, Encounters with a Camera
Wed, Oct 4 | 7PM | FREE

Artists from Brooklyn Photographs discuss their practice and issues around photographing others in the public sphere. Moderated by essayist and journalist, Garnette Cadogan.

Coffee and Conversation
Sat, Sep 16 | 12PM | FREE

Join us for breakfast treats and a gallery talk led by George Malave, Meryl Meisler, and Larry Racioppo, photographers who chronicled Brooklyn from the late 1960s to the present day.

Free Tours for Groups and Individuals
Wednesdays | 11:30am

Learn more and sign up for a free tour at BRICartsmedia.org/exhibitiontours

Untitled #29 ©Patrick D. Pagnano


Ring Around the Rosie  ©George Malave 1968-69

 

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ABOUT BRIC

BRIC is the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, and one of the largest in New York City. We present and incubate work by artists and media-makers who reflect the diversity that surrounds us. BRIC programs reach hundreds of thousands of people each year.

Our main venue, BRIC Arts | Media House, offers a public media center, a major contemporary art exhibition space, two performance spaces, a glass-walled TV studio, and artist work spaces.

Some of BRIC’s most acclaimed programs include the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival in Prospect Park, several path-breaking public access media initiatives, including BRIC TV, and a renowned contemporary art exhibition series. BRIC also offers education and other vital programs at BRIC House and throughout Brooklyn.

In addition to making cultural programming genuinely accessible, BRIC is dedicated to providing substantial support to artists and media makers in their efforts to develop work and reach new audiences.

BRIC is unusual in both presenting exceptional cultural experiences and nurturing individual expression. This dual commitment enables us to most effectively reflect New York City’s innate cultural richness and diversity.