Get to know the members of Urban Bush Women! Tendayi Kuumba, who is also part of this spring’s BRIClab FLUẊẊ Part 2 (work-in-progress), first remembers dancing around the house with her mother to Stevie Wonder. Learn more about her dance journey in our interview.
Get to know the members of Urban Bush Women! Courtney J. Cook, a company member with Urban Bush Women, will be spending a lot of time at BRIC this year. She is also a part of our BRIClab program this spring with the show FLUẊẊ Part 2 (work-in-progress).
Get to know the members of Urban Bush Women! This month on our blog, we’ll be highlighting dancers, performers, and contributors who are part of the award-winning dance company’s Hair & Other Stories. First up is Chanon Judson-Johnson, Associate Artistic Director of Urban Bush Women.
Learn more about the 22 founding members of Future Historical Society (FHS), a multi-generational team of artists, activists, educators, and community members who represent a diverse range of connections to the neighborhood of Fort Greene. Led by artist Yazmany Arboledaand the Community Engagement team at BRIC.
Meet the 12 artists who are recipients of the2019 Media Art Fellowship, which makes BRIC's Media Education courses, facilities, and resources available to professional Brooklyn-affiliated visual artists at no charge. The Fellowship is awarded to artists who have a strong desire to explore multimedia as a distinct medium or as part of an interdisciplinary approach to art-making, providing the technical skills to enact a creative vision.
BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival staff reminisce about their favorite shows from the 2018 season, ranging from Aimee Mann to Gary Clark Jr. to Antibalas and everyone in between. Is your favorite on the list?
We talked with Shaina Feinber, the creator, writer and director of the BRIC TV original series Dinette about her creative process, the importance of female and non-bianry representation and more. Stream Season One of Dinetteright here.
Last August, BRIC celebrated the summer with the local community at the WE ARE BROOKLYN Block Party, presented by the Intergenerational Community Arts Council (ICAC) and Artist-in-Residence Najee Omar. Alongside artists, local partners, and performers, the ICAC invited Community Heroes, a community-based public art project that celebrates the everyday heroes in our neighborhoods, to join the party. The project, a series of large-scale portraits and biographies of the heroes, is now on view in Fort Greene Park and Commodore Barry Park. Below, Community Heroes founder Jasmin Chang talks about her experience working with individuals and organizations around Fort Greene.