BUSHWICK It was only a matter of time before social media started infiltrating gallery shows. #TheSocialGraph, opening on Friday at Outpost, comes with impeccable social media credentials; it’s curated by Williamsburg art blog Hyperallergic and sponsored by Social Printshop, formerly known as Printing Facebook. Hyperallergic will move their blog operations to Outpost for the duration of the show, while Flux Factory artist-in-residence Man Bartlett will be creating a site-specific work at their offices. A number of other artists and social media rockstars will also be participating over the next two weeks, including photog and Gothamist publisher Jake Dobkin and artnet’s Ben Davis; next week, Nate Hill, best known for his performance pieces Death Bear and Candy Crack Delivery Service, will be debuting his new performance called Punch Me Panda.
The half-a-block long stretch of Centre Street that sits under the BQE between Red Hook and Carroll Gardens seems like a weird setting for a craft brewery, least of all a full-fledged tasting room with a giant stuffed kudu head mounted on the wall (a type of antelope, in case you’re wondering). Nevertheless, that’s exactly […]
Holly Howard is our go-to business consultant. She’s helped countless small businesses in Brooklyn and beyond (including us here at Brooklyn Based) with her expertise and know-how. This summer, in an unprecedented program, 10 small businesses in Red Hook, Brooklyn have come together to work as a community to grow their businesses through Holly’s From Artisan to Entrepreneur® Business […]
When Stephanie Berger and Nicholas Adamski, co-founders of The Poetry Society of New York, decided to launch The Typewriter Project—an outdoor art concept that’s attempting to tap into the city’s subconscious by offering anyone access to a vintage typewriter and writing paper on which to wax poetic—the two knew exactly where to set up the “tiniest […]
Free music is one of most redeeming qualities of the New York summer. In exchange for sweaty and pungent subway rides, and co-dependent relationships with our air conditioners, we are rewarded with free entertainment, in settings that, with a perfectly timed breeze, make us remember why we’re here in the first place. This year’s 4Knots Music […]
If we can swing it, we’ll be crisscrossing Brooklyn from Dumbo to South Slope, Prospect Park to Bushwick to make our way to seven stellar events in BK this week. Between David Shapiro’s book launch (you know the guy who writes the reviews of Pitchfork‘s reviews), a special South African film screening as part of […]