2016 BRIC Visual Artist Residency Recipients Announced!Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 12:00PM
BRIC’s Visual Artist Residency program gives a few select artists free studio space in BRIC House and at Saint Ann’s School in Brooklyn Heights, for an eight-week period during the summer. The experience gives artists the time and space to create, while providing them with exposure to the BRIC community. BRIC is proud to announce the four artists who have been selected as recipients of the 2016 BRIC Visual Artist Residency: Aisha Tandiwe Bell, Ilana Harris-Babou, Tahir Carl Karmali, and Jakob Kudsk Steensen.
Art As A Catalyst For Political and Social ChangeWednesday, May 4, 2016 - 5:30PM
BRIC believes that the arts have the power to move beyond representation and critique into work that directly enables communities to effect change, both in attitude and in action.
Alicia Grullón Recreates Wendy Davis’ Filibuster at BRIC HouseTuesday, May 3, 2016 - 3:30PM
On June 25, 2013, Texas State Senator Wendy Davis stood for 11 hours in pink sneakers, filibustering against a restrictive abortion bill and creating history. Bronx artist Alicia Grullón will recreate this piece of history in its entirety (in an identical pair of pink Mizuno shoes) from 10am until 9pm on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at BRIC House.
Featured Artist: Steven BainesThursday, March 10, 2016 - 12:00AM
Steven Baines’ oil paintings aim to be metaphors for the passage of time, the brevity of human life. They often continue the traditions of Vanitas and Momento Mori paintings. However they are not heavy or morbid.
Open Call Winners Announced!Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 6:52PM
We hope you had a chance to see the OPEN (C)ALL: Up for Debate exhibition, which was on view at BRIC House Feb 5-28, 2016.
BRIC Receives 13 New York Emmy Award NominationsWednesday, February 10, 2016 - 12:00AM
We are pleased to announce that BRIC has received 13 nominations for the 2016 New York Emmy Awards. The nominations include nine for BRIC TV, our Brooklyn-focused nonprofit cable channel and digital network launched just last year, and four for shows produced through BRIC's Brooklyn Free Speech initiative.
Brooklyn Poetry Slam Winner Crystal ValentineTuesday, February 2, 2016 - 10:15PM
Brooklyn Poetry Slams at BRIC House feature an inter-generational roster of Brooklyn-based poets who respond to city culture, national issues, and the exhibitions on view the gallery, as well as an open mic portion where the public may sign up to share their words. Here host Mahogany L. Browne interviews the winner of our January 12, 2016 Brooklyn Poetry Slam, Crystal M. Valentine.
Brooklyn Poetry Slam Winner Anthony McPhersonMonday, February 1, 2016 - 7:00PM
Brooklyn Poetry Slams at BRIC House feature an inter-generational roster of Brooklyn-based poets who respond to city culture, national issues, and the exhibitions on view the gallery, as well as an open mic portion where the public may sign up to share their words. Here host Mahogany L. Browne interviews the winner of our December 2, 2015 Brooklyn Poetry Slam, Anthony McPherson.
Short List Curator: Osman Can YerebakanThursday, January 7, 2016 - 7:30PM
Periodically, we invite well-known artists and arts professionals to create a Short List of some of their favorite artists in the BRIC Contemporary Artist Registry. This Short List was curated by Osman Can Yerebakan
Making Sure Women and People of Color in Tech are Less “Hidden” in 2017Monday, January 4, 2016 - 4:30PM