The first time I met David Dinkins, he was the mayor of New York City and I was a 30-year-old photographer sent by the Associated Press to photograph some forgotten event in City Hall in 1989. I looked for the image, but it is long lost. But that first meeting stayed with me for the last 30 years. His charm and warmth toward me was a nice feeling.
For the second time in 25 years, dredging is underway on Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal. Maybe this time it will work. Last time, it was a New York City project, it wasn’t the Environmental Protection Agency doing it under a Superfund cleanup. Of course there was a ceremony for the beginning […]
Jay Cochrane’s skywalk 25 years ago was an engineering marvel and an early success in using digital technology from the heart of China. This is the story of how a highwire and a mac laptop brought Qutang Gorge to America.
When you have one of the largest front stoops in Brooklyn, it makes sense to turn it into an outdoor performance location. The Brooklyn Museum hosts Art on the Stoop: Sunset Screenings, an outdoor exhibition of video art on its public plaza, every Wednesday through Sunday evening. And timed tickets are available for the indoor galleries.
Laura Roumanos welcomed everyone to the opening night of Photoville 2020 along with co-founders Sam Barzilay and Dave Shelley for a unique ninth anniversary version of Brooklyn’s great photography destination.
Static Apnea, directed by Christopher McElroen who is a Brooklyn based media artist and the Founding Artistic Director of the american vicarious, was first performed at The Performance Arcade, New Zealand. The Invisible Dog presents the Brooklyn debut from Saturday, September 12 to Saturday, October 17, 2020.
It was the 1990s and no one really cared about the filthy Gowanus Canal. I had begun photographing the canal as a project in between my day job of professional sporting events, presidents and disasters. Then I met Buddy Scotto.
The nineteenth anniversary of 9/11 ended at dawn as the Tribute in Light faded into a new day. This year’s tribute had even more meaning for many of the people who stood outside to view it.
The Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club brings music to their canoes and the shoreline, hosting six socially distanced outdoor events along and on Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal on Saturday, September 12, 2020, as a part of City of Water Day.
In the 18 weeks since we started this new reality, I have missed live music almost more than sports. When I heard that my friend Frank Manzi was going to play outdoors in the Berkshires, I decided to take a ride to see if it was going to work. And I can emphatically say that yes it did.