Being Neighborly

October 20, 2016
4-8pm

Bring-da-Beach-ta-da-Hood 8.5x11

Join us on the third Thursday of every month for Being Neighborly, a project led by artist and curator Francis Palazzolo.

During this project Palazzolo engages local artists who confront marginalization and stigmatization on a daily basis around the concept of “Being Neighborly.” This project brings diverse people together to learn from each other through the process of organizing art. Two Brooklyn based non-profits, the Baltic Street Resource and Wellness Center and the Open Source Gallery support the effort by donating studio space, art supplies and a place to exhibit art. The goal is for participants to gain agency, voice and information in their neighborhoods. Hence, local artists reach-out and organize their neighbors; together they connect through art at these locations on Thursdays & Saturdays.

Collaborators in this project include artists and curators affected by the collapse of the Healing Arts Initiative (HAI) Studio & Gallery earlier this year. A testament to the power of community and art, the group is reorganizing, moving forward and bringing their talents and perspective to South Slope to generate conversation about art-making. Materials such as paper, pencils, sharpeners and erasers are provided.



on view now

Liinu Grönlund: It could have been

It could have been | Press release | Artist talk February 25-April 8, 2017 Opening reception: February 25, 7-9pm Artist talk: February 27, 7-9pm “But at the risk of sounding anti-human–some of my best friends are human!–I will say that it is not, in the end, what’s most worth attending to. Right now, in the […]

upcoming

2017 Exhibitions
Liinu Grönlund: It could have been
Francesco Simeti
Sana Obaid
Andrew Snyder
Omar López-Chahoud
Kimberly Mayhorn

past

The Middle Passage
Soup Kitchen 2016
2016 Exhibitions
Another Space: Permanent Construction
i Collective: Once Upon Unfolding Times
Dimensions Variable: Multidisciplinary
South Slope Derby 2016
Boa Mistura: Spread Love, It’s The Brooklyn Way
SiTE:LAB: Nothing Is Destroyed
guerilla-art.mx: Transgression
Rawiya: In Her Absence I Created Her Image
HAI: Sole Exchange
Videokaffe: Para-sites & Proto-types
Prosjektrom Normanns: Transcendental Tactility
/rive: Anamorphosis
Soup Kitchen 2015
Mira Gaberova: Statue of Everything
Savas Boyraz: Back Drop
Cristian Bors & Marius Ritiu: Venus von Hamburg
Soap Box Derby 2015
Sara Morawetz: How the Stars Stand
Whitney Lynn: Rummage
Yun-Woo Choi: Endless, Seamless
Jasmine Murrell: Some Impossibility Without A Name
Tirtzah Bassel: I Want To Hold You Close
B. David Walsh: Extracted Bedroom Project
Lena Lapschina: Yes/No
Soup Kitchen 2014
Sofia Szamosi: Eat Me
Corina Reynolds: Northwestern Expansion
Emanuele Cacciatore: A Conversation with Consequence
Box Car Workshops and Derby 2014
Mark Stilwell: The Super Defense Force vs The Tittanno Beast (The Power of the Constructonauts)
Hubert Dobler: Roundabout
Arne Schreiber: Your Stripes
Katerina Marcelja: Fragment Series
Fuse-Works: Some Assembly Required
Anja Matthes: Out-Sight-In In-Sight-Out
Soup Kitchen 2013
Katarina Poliacikova: Until We Remember The Same