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 […]
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 […]
Tuesday February 12, 2013 7:00pm-9:00pm At BRAC’s temporary space 305 East 140th St. #1A, Bronx, NY 10454 Join Meta Local Collaborative and BRAC for ”Take me to the River”, connecting the Bronx River’s past and future histories with presentations and conversations with: Morgan Powell, Editor, Bronx River Sankofa Anthony Thomas the Environmental Justice Coordinator from Youth […]
On View from February 01 – February 23 Gallery Location: 305 E. 140th Street, #1A, Bronx, NY 10454 Reception: Friday, February 1, 2013, 6-9pm GALLERY HOURS: Wednesday–Friday, 3pm–6:30pm / Saturday, 12pm–5pm FREE ADMISSION Bronx, NY, January, 2013—Bronx River Art Center (BRAC) is proud to announce Process and Progress: Drew Manahan, Meta Local Collaborative & The […]
Creative Conversations: Nontsikelelo Mutiti, Elizabeth Hamby, and Hatuey Ramos-Fermin Reposted from the Laundromat Project. Each year, The Laundromat Project commissions 5-7 Create Change Public Artists-in-Residence to create socially engaged art in their own neighborhood coinops. Over the course of six months, they join our Create Change Professional Development Fellows in a series of workshops meant […]
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Friends of Soundview Park annual celebration of the park and the Bronx waterfront! All activities are FREE and open to the public. Performances for all ages, family friendly fun and educational activities, and fitness and recreational programming. 10:00 am – 6:00 pm - Street Cartography This bicycle-based mobile exhibition of ideas about ways to make […]