Weekend notePad

By Peggy Roalf   Thursday September 21, 2017

Thursday, September 21-Sunday, September 24

Photoville Week 2,gates open at noon. Brooklyn Bridge Plaza, Dumbo, NY.
On Friday, Photoville offers a workshop under the Brooklyn Bridge on shooting in low light settings on a photo walk with Matt Rick, at 5:30
Nancy Borowick will be leading a Walking Tour of her exhibition, THE FAMILY IMPRINT, on Saturday and Sunday. She'll also be joining Daniella Zalcman, Glenna Gordan and others for book signings all weekend outside our new community bookstore with Red Hooks Editions. On Saturday, Photoville offers a workshop with Ron Haviv on how to develop your own voice, and on Sunday, a workshop with prop stylist Robin Zachary and photographer Richard Gary on product photography and tablescapes. New collective Women Photograph holds a day-long Women Photograph + ONA Workshop for female and non-binary photographers. And photobook building and pinhole portrait activities take place in the Activity Tent. All completely FREE and open to the public! More events, more info Photo © Kisha Bari / United Photo Industries

Brooklyn at NYABF 2016, photo: Meghan Mack, courtesy NYABF

Thursday, September 21-Sunday, September 24 

The New York Art Book Fairkicks off with a ticketed preview tonight Info, with live performances on the steps of PS1 by Upstate Music, Blondesand Alexis Taylor (Hot Chip).

NYABF continues through the weekend, free and open to the public. Special events include:

PPP Editions presents Artists Who Make Books: Connecting the past with the present, an exhibition presenting highlights of artists’ books that are discussed in depth in Artists Who Make Books, the new fully-illustrated reference book edited by Andrew Roth, Philip Aarons and Claire Lehmann, co-published by PPP Editions and Phaidon Press. 

Boo-Hooray presents Posters from the Paddington Printshop. The Paddington Printshop was founded by John Phillips and friends in 1974. This printshop became a model for community activist printshops across the UK in the 1970’s. 

Gagosian presents a special Project Space conceived by Sterling Ruby. Ruby, a multidisciplinary artist with a broad international following, extends his work beyond the sphere of fine art. 

onestar press / Three Star presents three new Camera Artist portfolios by Daniel Gordon, Carter Mulland Terri Weifenbach, each a new photographic work accompanied by an artist book housed in handcrafted cases, and more.

Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects presents Paradise (remix), underground culture in NYC 1978-84. Revisiting the October 2016 exhibition, featuring printed, book, photographic, film and original works by artists including Glenn Branca, John Lurie, Jane Dickson, BillCharlie Ahearn, Pat Place, Peter Hujar, Zoe Leonard, David Wojnarowicz, Jack Smith, Christopher Wool and others.

Slow Culture & Deadbeat Club presentsTHE FOTOMAT. A pop-up installation paying homage to vintage drive-thru photo kiosks with actual 24 hour film developing services. 

Full calendar of events here

Printed Matter, Inc. presents The NY Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1. 22-25 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City, NY Info

LMCC Open Studios at Governors Island 

Friday, September 22-Sunday, September 24

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council presents Open Studios with Process Space and Extended Life A-I-Rs, various venues in Lower Manhattan and on Governors Island
Fri, Sep 22, 6:30-7:30pm: LMCC’s Studio at 125 Maiden Lane (RSVP required)
Sat, Sep 23 from 1:00–6:00pm: LMCC's Arts Center at Governors Island
Sun, Sep 24 from 1:00–6:00pm: LMCC's Arts Center at Governors Island

Open Studios weekend kicks off on Friday, September 22 in Lower Manhattan with an evening of conversation and excerpts from a new work in development by Ain Gordon at LMCC’s Studios on 125 Maiden Lane, NY, NY All Info 


Street scene at Bushwick Open Studios 2014

Bushwick Open Studios 2017: an arts and culture festival hosted by the volunteer-run organization Arts in Bushwick. Most studios are open 11am – 7pm on Saturday and Sunday of the festival with opening night festivities on Friday night. Info

A free information map will be available throughout participating hub sites around the community. This free event is an unique opportunity for the Bushwick community and our visitors to tour hundreds of artist studios throughout the neighborhood and a little beyond, to see and feel firsthand the creative vibrancy of a flourishing community.

Among the artists/orgs who sent info to DART are Fanny Allié, at 1182 Flushing Avenue; Victori + Mo, 56 Bogart Street; Catherine Lepp, Studio 204, 385 Troutman Street; Meryl Meisler, Final Day Photos of The Greatest Show on Earth at Bizarre Black Box Gallery, 12 Jefferson Street; Gallery at BRIC House, 647 Fulton Street; Overhang Gallery, 119 Ingraham Street; freaky-folk band Cookie Tongue at Secret Dungeon, 236 Moore Street.



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