*cHURCH OF MONIKA: Monika Drożyńska and Bartek Remisko

*cHURCH OF MONIKA: Monika Drożyńska and Bartek Remisko

When: April 14th, 11am – 1pm Where: Open Source Gallery RSVP Now! Join us for bagels and coffee and learn more about the history and politics of language with artist Monika Drożyńska and Bartek Remisko from the Polish Cultural Institute of New York. Bartek Remisko 

*cOM | Limit is the limit: projectarians against lat(t)e capitalizm

*cOM | Limit is the limit: projectarians against lat(t)e capitalizm

*cHURCH OF MONIKA | Limit is the limit: projectarians against lat(t)e capitalizm When: Sunday, April 28th, 11am – 1pm Where: Open Source Gallery RSVP Now! The limitless aspiration is one of the driving forces of artistic projectarians – people who make one project after another 

cHURCH OF MONIKA: Open Source Pharma

cHURCH OF MONIKA: Open Source Pharma

When: March 17, 11am – 1pm Where: Open Source Gallery RSVP Now! In the setting of Jody Wood’s Collecting Health, Jaykumar Menon and Aleks Mehrle will discuss Open Source Pharma’s mission to develop affordable new therapies in areas of great health need, by using open 

cHURCH OF MONIKA: Social Pharmacy Workshop

cHURCH OF MONIKA: Social Pharmacy Workshop

WHEN: OCTOBER 22, 2023, 11:00AM – 1:00PM WHERE: OPEN SOURCE GALLERY In preparation for her exhibition at Open Source Gallery in February 2024, join artist Jody Wood for a workshop to explore and discover the home remedies that exist in the cupboards, refrigerators, and cabinets 

cHURCH OF MONIKA: Bella Kiser

cHURCH OF MONIKA: Bella Kiser

WHEN: NOVEMBER 12, 2023, 11:00AM – 1:00PM WHERE: OPEN SOURCE GALLERY Inspired by the rice dispenser that lived in her maternal grandparents home, Bella Kiser will discuss her latest work in progress, “Rice Box”, a remembrance of Lola and Lolo, who gave so much and 

cHURCH OF MONIKA: Romina Chuls

cHURCH OF MONIKA: Romina Chuls

WHEN: May 14, 2023, 11:00AM – 1:00PM WHERE: OPEN SOURCE GALLERY Romina Chuls will present her most recent project on view at Real Art Ways from April 20th until July 16th. In this last project, Romina imagines abortion as part of a collective interdependent reproductive 

cHURCH OF MONIKA: Matt Peterson and Vanessa Terán

cHURCH OF MONIKA: Matt Peterson and Vanessa Terán

WHEN: MARCH 12, 2023, 11:00AM – 1:00PM WHERE: OPEN SOURCE GALLERY Join us for a joint conversation between artists Matt Peterson and Vanessa Terán, who will speak about their collaborative work around indigeneity and American Indian reservations, from their participation in the Standing Rock movement 

cHURCH OF MONIKA –  Stephan Wittmer: The (No)Show Project

cHURCH OF MONIKA – Stephan Wittmer: The (No)Show Project

February 19th: 11am- 1pm excerpts from the book TIN CANS, objects and new impressions Stephan Wittmer lives and works in Lucerne, Switzerland. He studied at the School of Design SfG in Lucerne. Since graduating (1982) he has been working as a freelance artist and as 

What are the precautions of community engagement in arts?

What are the precautions of community engagement in arts?

WHEN: November 13, 2022 11AM-1PM WHERE: CHURCH OF MONIKA @ OPEN SOURCE GALLERY, 306 17TH STREET, BROOKLYN, NY 11215 Care taken in advance through informal dialogue about community engagement in arts – sharing different perspectives and experiences to find motivation and reasons behind social practices 

Art Therapy for Everyone: An Artful Approach to Community Building & Human Connection

Art Therapy for Everyone: An Artful Approach to Community Building & Human Connection

When: October 9, 2022 11am-1pm Where: cHURCH OF MONIKA @ Open Source Gallery, 306 17th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215 This workshop focuses on the use of art therapy to build community & creatively explore what it means to be human. Art Therapist, Julia Volonts, will discuss her work in 

CHURCH OF MONIKA: LuLu Meng

CHURCH OF MONIKA: LuLu Meng

SUNDAY JULY 10,  11:00am cHURCH OF MONIKA @ Open Source: 306 17th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215 Correlation in its current version contains seven circular objects that are hung and interconnected in one pulley system. The audience can interact with the objects by moving them up 

cHURCH OF MONIKA – Backyard Utopias

cHURCH OF MONIKA – Backyard Utopias

June 12, 2022,  11am The focus of Backyard Utopias is to lessen the footprint of humanity on the natural world through education about and experimentation with biochar. Whether from emissions from the cars we drive, the buildings we construct, the food we eat, or the 

Church of Monika: Alexandra Zelman-Doring

Church of Monika: Alexandra Zelman-Doring

April 3rd, 11am In person at Open Source Gallery, 306 17th Street, Brooklyn, NY  Alexandra Zelman-Doring is an award winning writer, director, and actor. In 2005, she founded Throes Theater, a Drama-Desk winning company whose plays have premiered in the UK and in the US 

Jing Wang: Ride with Delivery Workers

Jing Wang: Ride with Delivery Workers

March 6,  11AM In person at Open Source Gallery, 306 17th Street, Brooklyn, NY  “Ride with Delivery Workers” is a feature-length documentary that follows immigrant delivery workers, who are living on the margins of poverty and facing unjust hyper-policing while riding their electric bikes on 

cHURCH OF MONIKA: Jesus Leal

cHURCH OF MONIKA: Jesus Leal

January 23,  11am In person at Open Source Gallery, 306 17th Street, Brooklyn, NY  Jesus Leal was born in the mining town of Sierra Madre of Chihuahua, Mexico to a family of prospectors, miners and ranchers. As an imaginative child connected to the natural elements 

An evening with Ruth Kaaserer

An evening with Ruth Kaaserer

November 7th, 2021 6:30pm at Open Source Gallery Screening of Community Garden and lila strähne @ cHURCH OF MONIKA Ruth is an artist and filmmaker based in Vienna, Austria. At Open Source Gallery she will show two slide installations in digital form that have people in relation 

GLEN EDEN

GLEN EDEN

Sunday September 19th, 7pm Screening will be outdoors.  GLEN EDEN @ cHURCH OF MONIKA A Film by Rebecca Blandon  screening and discussion   In Sunset Park, Brooklyn, there lives a man named Glen Eden Einbinder who exists as many things at once. In this whimsical 

Sarah E. Brook and poet Alicia Mountain @ cHURCH OF MONIKA

Sarah E. Brook and poet Alicia Mountain @ cHURCH OF MONIKA

July 11th, 11am, 2021 in person Event at Open Source Gallery at 306 17th Street, Brooklyn, NY   Visual artist Sarah E. Brook and poet Alicia Mountain will craft a collaborative, creative conversation within Brook’s current show. Part dialogue, part interview, part reading and part performance, 

Christina Steinbrecher-Pfandt and Emilie Trice on NFTs

Christina Steinbrecher-Pfandt and Emilie Trice on NFTs

June 13th, 2021, 6pm EST Christina Steinbrecher-Pfandt and Emilie Trice in conversation about the impact of NFTs on artists at the cHURCH OF MONIKA. Christina Steinbrecher-Pfandt is an international art curator and entrepreneur. In 2019, she co-founded Blockchain.art, an innovative digital platform for artists, galleries 

Elaine Su-Hui @ cHURCH OF MONIKA

Elaine Su-Hui @ cHURCH OF MONIKA

Sunday, May 9th, 6pm Art Beyond Commodity; Art as a Practice of Care Elaine Su-Hui is a visual artist and founder of Inner Fields NY; an experiential, collaborative project exploring the intersection of Buddhism, radical ecology, and artistic practice. Through a creative methodology grounded in 

Elizabeth Hénaff @ cHURCH OF MONIKA

Elizabeth Hénaff @ cHURCH OF MONIKA

Sunday, April 11, 11am RSVP or go to the direct ZOOM link here. Microbial Metrics and Collaborative Interfaces across Scales and Species Dr. Elizabeth Hénaff’s talk, entitled “Microbial Metrics and Collaborative Interfaces across Scales and Species” will discuss the ongoingness of the relationship between humans 

Van Tran Nguyen @ cHURCH OF MONIKA

Van Tran Nguyen @ cHURCH OF MONIKA

March 14th, 2021 Sunday, 11am on ZOOM, Meeting ID: 829 3385 9008   Van Tran Nguyen will introduce her newest project: a film called Erie County Smile (2021). Erie County Smile is a parody of “Paris By Night” (PBN), a popular Vietnamese-language variety show. PBN gained 

Andrea Pinheiro @ cHURCH OF MONIKA

Andrea Pinheiro @ cHURCH OF MONIKA

February 21st, 11am on Zoom, Meeting ID: 885 5059 3452 For the past few years I’ve been collecting and working with clay from the river near my home in Searchmont, Ontario. I began by making small burnished pinch pots that I’d pit-fire and then give 

Zeelie Brown: the world’s most beautiful septic tank

Zeelie Brown: the world’s most beautiful septic tank

Zeelie Brown @ cHURCH OF MONIKA the world’s most beautiful septic tank January 17th, 2021 Sunday, 11am on ZOOM, Meeting ID: 864 5409 2996 In the Black Belt, a region that I grew up on the southern extreme of, people are forced by poverty, state neglect,