Project Description It is often said that water is New York City’s “sixth borough.” Historically, the working waterfront was a site for commerce and development that shaped the character of the city forever. Today, much of New York City has shifted away from shipping and manufacturing on the waters edge as the city grapples […]
Show your Boogie Love and support bicycling in the Bronx with the BDR t-shirt!
By Elizabeth Hamby for NAMAC The narrative of artists in neighborhoods often follows an arc that goes something like this: artists, in search of space to live and work cheaply, move to an industrial/low-income/out-of-the-way neighborhood. Real estate values rise, and all of a sudden the industry/low-income housing that made the area affordable, disappear, people are […]
Process and Progress: The Bronx River was produced in a partnership between Meta Local Collaborative & The Bronx River Alliance. It included an exhibition and a series of public programs focusing on the past, the present and the future of the Bronx River. Meta Local installed at the Bronx River Art Center, a large timeline […]
Hautey Ramos from Bronx River Art Center is back to discuss the Waterfront event happening at Bronx River Art Center.
First published at Performing Public Space Elizabeth Hamby is an artist and an educator working between the studio, the classroom, and the city. She is a member of Meta Local, an art collective that investigates the dynamics of urban space, and is one of the founders of Boogie Down Rides, a bicycling and art project in […]
Friday February 22, 2013 7:00pm-9:00pm At BRAC’s temporary space 305 East 140th St. #1A, Bronx, NY 10454 This event is FREE and open to the public! Underwater New York is a digital journal of writing, art and music inspired by real-life objects found in the waterways of NYC. In conjunction with “Process and Progress,” UNY […]
Friday February 15, 2013 7:00pm-9:00pm At BRAC’s temporary space 305 East 140th St. #1A, Bronx, NY 10454 This event is FREE and open to the public! Join Meta Local Collaborative and BRAC for a special panel discussion about the different efforts to improve the Bronx waterfronts, with Damian Griffin the Bronx River Alliance’s Education Director, Kellie […]