In celebration of Women’s Herstory Month, we wanted to take a moment to highlight the immensely talented women artists in the current exhibition at BRIC, the BRIC Biennial: Volume III, South Brooklyn Edition. We are proud to say that more than half of the artists in the Biennial are women; this comes on the heels of a year where BRIC showed 15 solo exhibitions of female artists! Led by female curators Elizabeth Ferrer and Jenny Gerow, BRIC knows many more than just #5womenartists, so read on for 11 excellent examples.
Meet PJ Ryan, Ushi, Blair Tate, and Chris Red, hosts of the Highly Melanated podcast which airs on Brooklyn Free Speech Radio. On this last day in the month of Black History, we wanted to highlight this extraordinarily talented quad who have funny and dynamic conversations centered around what People of Color face every day.
In the fall of 2017, BRIC was excited to partner with ALL ARTS to capture some of the performances at BRIC JazzFest, including Jazzmeia Horn, Vijay Iyer, Terri Lyne Carrington, Rudresh Mahanthappa, and Miramar. You can now watch them on television or online through the show The Set List.
What do cuddle parties, an animated story about a stolen bike, and urban exploration have in common? Two words: Emmy-nominated. Binge watch our eight 2019 New York Emmy-nominated pieces. We know you're going to love them as much as we do!
Meet Mario and Sam who host and produce a show focused on comic book culture that airs on Brooklyn Free Speech TV. Get ready to be transported to Wakanda through their eyes, plus find out how you can see Black Panther at BRIC and eat Vibranium-inspired treats, for free!
Get to know Yazmany Arboleda, lead artist working with the Future Historical Society, a collective of Downtown Brooklyn and Fort Greene neighbors, who will collaboratively create a public art experience that illuminates the personal histories of this community, while envisioning a more connected, interdependent future.
As a member of Canadian hip hop supergroup Nomadic Massive, Waahli has performed around the world, including at the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival. But 2018 brought out a new side of Waahli, as he released his first solo album, Black Soap, in September and he will make his U.S. solo debut at BRIC House Sessions on February 21.
It's the end of January, which means that Friends Memberships are now on sale for the 2019 BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival. Become a Friend of the Festival to skip the lines and enjoy special perks all summer long! But don't take our word for it—check out some photos of our Friends Members and hear what they love most about their time #AtTheBandshell
As 112BK returns for another season, the BRIC TV team is thrilled to welcome new our host, writer, videographer, and storyteller MacKenzie Fegan. We spoke with MacKenzie about her inspiration, working with the BRIC TV team, and most importantly, her favorite cocktail in the city.
Growing up in Quebec City, with parents from Mexico and Paraguay, the musician known as Boogát has always dealt with multiple identities. So it’s no surprise that his music brings together several sounds—French-Canadian and American hip hop, mixed with Latin influences—to become something entirely new.