How to Build a Fire: Detour

How to Build a Fire: Detour | Storytellers | Livestream | Facebook Event

July 29, 2016
8:00-10:00pm

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How to Build a Fire enters its third season of storytelling at Open Source Gallery in South Slope, Brooklyn. With its focus on diverse and engaging voices, its intimate venue, and its welcoming of first-time and amateur storytellers, How to Build a Fire sets itself apart from other storytelling series. Here, we seek connection, not craft— stories are told not from scripts but from memories. Karen Stevenson and Matt Barbehenn, the hosts for the third season, are looking for voices of all ages and origins to share their true, unscripted, unmemorized stories for the How to Build a Fire audience.

How to Build a Fire occurs every last Friday of the month at Open Source Gallery from 8-10. 306 17th Street, Brooklyn, NY

Featuring:
David Brensilver
Amber Drea
xtian w.
Adam Walsh



How to Build a Fire: Witness

How to Build a Fire: Witness | Storytellers | Livestream | Facebook Event

June 24, 2016
8:00-10:00pm

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How to Build a Fire enters its third season of storytelling at Open Source Gallery in South Slope, Brooklyn. With its focus on diverse and engaging voices, its intimate venue, and its welcoming of first-time and amateur storytellers, How to Build a Fire sets itself apart from other storytelling series. Here, we seek connection, not craft— stories are told not from scripts but from memories. Karen Stevenson and Matt Barbehenn, the hosts for the third season, are looking for voices of all ages and origins to share their true, unscripted, unmemorized stories for the How to Build a Fire audience.

How to Build a Fire occurs every last Friday of the month at Open Source Gallery from 8-10. 306 17th Street, Brooklyn, NY

Featuring:
Sheba Legend
Cecily Schuler
Harry Terjanian
Robert Whitehead



How to Build a Fire: Flying Shoes

How to Build a Fire: Flying Shoes | Storytellers

April 28, 2016
8-10pm

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How To Build A Fire is a storytelling series set within the visually surprising, kinetic, and energized space of Open Source Gallery. The series is the brainchild of the poet Terence Degnan, who for a year, curated and hosted countless storytellers from all walks of life while inviting guest curators along the way to help to diversify the voices. He has passed on the curatorial and hosting duties to his friends and colleagues Kate Hill Cantrill and Dennis Norris and they intend to maintain the spontaneous mix of characters, themes, ideas, while opening up the series to include musical, visual, and other creative ways of enhancing the art of telling a story.

For the final installment of Season 2, storytellers have been invited to explore the theme “Flying Shoes.” Storytellers will include some of the curators’ favorites from the past year.

Featuring:
Erica Rivaflowz Buddington
Stacie Evans
Fred McKindra
Rajat Singh
Ray Volta
Michael A. Youmans



How to Build a Fire: Lost and Found

How to Build a Fire: Lost and Found | Storytellers | Facebook Event | Livestream

March 31, 2016
8-10pm

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How To Build A Fire is a storytelling series set within the visually surprising, kinetic, and energized space of Open Source Gallery. The series is the brainchild of the poet Terence Degnan, who for a year, curated and hosted countless storytellers from all walks of life while inviting guest curators along the way to help to diversify the voices. He has passed on the curatorial and hosting duties to his friends and colleagues Kate Hill Cantrill and Dennis Norris and they intend to maintain the spontaneous mix of characters, themes, ideas, while opening up the series to include musical, visual, and other creative ways of enhancing the art of telling a story. For this installment, storytellers have been invited to explore the theme “Lost and Found.”

Featuring:
Stacie Evans
Patrick Carter
Jack Marmorstein
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How to Build a Fire: Where are you going? Where have you been?

How to Build a Fire: Where are you going? Where have you been? | Storytellers | Facebook Event | Livestream | On BRIC TV

February 25, 2016
8-10pm

How To Build A Fire- Logo

How To Build A Fire is a storytelling series set within the visually surprising, kinetic, and energized space of Open Source Gallery. The series is the brainchild of the poet Terence Degnan, who for a year, curated and hosted countless storytellers from all walks of life while inviting guest curators along the way to help to diversify the voices. He has passed on the curatorial and hosting duties to his friends and colleagues Kate Hill Cantrill and Dennis Norris and they intend to maintain the spontaneous mix of characters, themes, ideas, while opening up the series to include musical, visual, and other creative ways of enhancing the art of telling a story. For this installment, storytellers have been invited to explore the theme “Where are you going? Where have you been?”

Featuring:
Simi Toledano
H’Rina DeTroy
Ahmed Ali Akbar
Greg Devaney



How to Build a Fire: Silent Violence

How to Build a Fire: Silent Violence | Storytellers | Facebook Event | Livestream

How To Build A Fire- Logo

How To Build A Fire is a storytelling series set within the visually surprising, kinetic, and energized space of Open Source Gallery. The series is the brainchild of the poet Terence Degnan, who for a year, curated and hosted countless storytellers from all walks of life while inviting guest curators along the way to help to diversify the voices. He has passed on the curatorial and hosting duties to his friends and colleagues Kate Hill Cantrill and Dennis Norris and they intend to maintain the spontaneous mix of characters, themes, ideas, while opening up the series to include musical, visual, and other creative ways of enhancing the art of telling a story.

Storytellers have been invited to explore the theme “Silent Violence,” a topic inspired by the many incidences that have occurred and have been made visible (very much through social media) this past year or so that have prompted the #Blacklivesmatter movement, as well as movements to raise awareness regarding the dangers facing the LGBTQ communities.

Featuring:
Virginia Goggin
Rajat Singh
Vixon John



How to Build a Fire: There Was Then, And Then There Was After

How to Build a Fire: There Was Then, And Then There Was After | Storytellers | Facebook Event | Livestream

How To Build A Fire- Logo

How To Build A Fire is a storytelling series set within the visually surprising, kinetic, and energized space of Open Source Gallery. The series is the brainchild of the poet Terence Degnan, who for a year, curated and hosted countless storytellers from all walks of life while inviting guest curators along the way to help to diversify the voices. He has passed on the curatorial and hosting duties to his friends and colleagues Kate Hill Cantrill and Dennis Norris and they intend to maintain the spontaneous mix of characters, themes, ideas, while opening up the series to include musical, visual, and other creative ways of enhancing the art of telling a story. This month, storytellers will include organizers and curators of How to Build a Fire, as well as director of Open Source, Monika Wuhrer. The event will take place during Open Source’s Soup Kitchen, where food will be served. Storytellers have been invited to explore the theme “There Was Then, And Then There Was After.”

Featuring:
Matthew Barbehenn
Kate Hill Cantrill
Terence Degnan
Dennis Norris
Monika Wuhrer



How to Build a Fire: Concealed and Revealed

How to Build a Fire: Concealed and Revealed | Storytellers | Livestream

How To Build A Fire- Logo

How To Build A Fire is a storytelling series set within the visually surprising, kinetic, and energized space of Open Source Gallery. The series is the brainchild of the poet Terence Degnan, who for a year, curated and hosted countless storytellers from all walks of life while inviting guest curators along the way to help to diversify the voices. He has passed on the curatorial and hosting duties to his friends and colleagues Kate Hill Cantrill and Dennis Norris and they intend to maintain the spontaneous mix of characters, themes, ideas, while opening up the series to include musical, visual, and other creative ways of enhancing the art of telling a story. This month, storytellers have been invited to interpret the theme “Concealed and Revealed,” however they choose.

Storytellers will include:
Miguel Ángel Ángeles
Isabelle Holmes
Rose Crichton
Anna Krieger



How to Build a Fire: The Art of Losing

How to Build a Fire: The Art of Losing | Storytellers

How To Build A Fire- Logo

How To Build A Fire is a storytelling series set within the visually surprising, kinetic, and energized space of Open Source Gallery. The series is the brainchild of the poet Terence Degnan, who for a year, curated and hosted countless storytellers from all walks of life while inviting guest curators along the way to help to diversify the voices. He has passed on the curatorial and hosting duties to his friends and colleagues Kate Hill Cantrill and Dennis Norris and they intend to maintain the spontaneous mix of characters, themes, ideas, while opening up the series to include musical, visual, and other creative ways of enhancing the art of telling a story. This month, storytellers have been invited to interpret the theme “The Art of Losing,” however they choose.

Storytellers will include:
Glendaliz Camacho
Stephanie Rudolph
Michael Carroll
Liana Segan



How to Build a Fire: Borders and Boundaries

How to Build a Fire: Borders and Boundaries | Storytellers | Livestream

How To Build A Fire- Logo

How To Build A Fire is a storytelling series set within the visually surprising, kinetic, and energized space of Open Source Gallery. The series is the brainchild of the poet Terence Degnan, who for a year, curated and hosted countless storytellers from all walks of life while inviting guest curators along the way to help to diversify the voices. He has passed on the curatorial and hosting duties to his friends and colleagues Kate Hill Cantrill and Dennis Norris and they intend to maintain the spontaneous mix of characters, themes, ideas, while opening up the series to include musical, visual, and other creative ways of enhancing the art of telling a story. This month, storytellers have been invited to interpret the theme “Borders and Boundaries,” however they choose.

Storytellers will include:
Hilary Leichter
Anna Luft
Michael A. Youmans
Zak Sherzad



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Andrew Snyder: 9 Meditations

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2017 Exhibitions
Sana Obaid
Omar López-Chahoud
Reimagining Tradition
Kimberly Mayhorn

past

Francesco Simeti: Swell
Liinu Grönlund: It could have been
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