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 […]
Boogie Down Rides was set up by artists who use bikes and art to start conversations about improving local space and how people access it.
By Patra Jongjitirat for Project for Public Spaces Elizabeth Hamby and Hatuey Ramos Fermín are people connectors. As artists, activists, and Bronxites, their creative collaborations are all about gathering information from neighbors and presenting it in ways that allow communities to better understand themselves and the urban spaces they create. The two have worked in all kinds of […]
“Maps are about relationships among which meanings circulate.” Denis Wood, Rethinking the Power of Maps More than half of the world’s population are classified as “urban dwellers,” but their experience is hardly unified. For example, drastic socio-economic disparity and unequal access to resources occur in startling proximity in dense urban areas. Further, the city itself is richly woven with […]