Brooklyn Arts Council
55 Washington Street, Suite 218 DUMBO, Brooklyn
Learn how to do basic archiving of your own or your organization’s history with professional Archivist Nancy Johnson and take a tour of BAC’s Folk Arts Archive, an excellent resource for researching the diversity of folk culture in Brooklyn from 1988-present, with BAC Folk Arts Director Kay Turner at our January meet-up. This is an excellent opportunity for artists, curators, historians, journalists, arts programmers and anyone else to learn the art of archiving.
Special features of BAC’s Folk Arts Archive include the Folk Feet Collection, the world’s most complete record of Brooklyn traditional dance from 2003-2013; the 73 disc Black Brooklyn Renaissance Collection; the September 11th Projects collection and more.
Walkie Talkie Dream Garden, soundwalk in a free iOS/Android app, launches 9/15/18. Walk, run, or ride the ferry, to hear GPS-driven sounds/music by Dafna Naphtali at the Williamsburg waterfront.
Sex Play tracks four intertwining lives and relationships through the frames of consent, modern dating rituals, erotic intimacy, fantasy, and the joys/anxieties of learning to ask for what we want.