BRIC Stands With Our Black Community

A Letter From Our President:

In this moment of profound reckoning for our country, I'm stunned by having witnessed so brazenly the ongoing consequences of whiteness being weaponized against Black bodies. I grieve for the Black lives taken from us: George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and many others. I'm also pained by the toll COVID-19 has taken on our country, our city, our borough, and our neighbors. KEEP READING >>

If You Want Good...Equity in Community Media

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 10:30AM

Now, in a time when we are ALL mourning the destruction of black bodies on camera, there is something new in the air that is different. I believe that we are converging on a hopeful time when we can talk about equity with depth that has previously been too painful or too difficult. Now we must prepare ourselves for the difficult conversations, and the unusual efforts to make equity in community media more than a pursuit, we must make unusual efforts to actually be equitable. “If you waan good you nose haffi run”

Hear from BRIClab Artists About Their Experiences

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 12:30PM

Hear about the BRIClab Performance Residency from artists who have participated in the past, and check out photos of some of the more unique productions that have taken over our Artist Studio Stage.

Accessibility, Relaxed Performances, and Touretteshero’s Not I by Samuel Beckett

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 12:00PM

As part of the 2020 Under the Radar Festival, Jess Thom (Touretteshero) takes on Samuel Beckett's short play Not I in a theatrical experience exploring neurodiversity. These performances, which take place January 10-13 and 16-19 all incorporate American Sign Language (ASL) and are Relaxed Performances. But what does that mean? Here are some answers to several common accessibility questions as it relates to Not I.
 

Congratulations to Our 2019-2020 ArtFP Artists

Friday, July 26, 2019 - 10:00AM

Congratulations to Joey De Jesus, Oasa DuVerney, Adama Delphine Fawundu, Christie Neptune, Jamaal Peterman, and Padma Rajendran, BRIC's ArtFP artists for the 2019-2020 exhibition seasons! Keep an eye on BRIC's upcoming exhibitions as we announce what they'll be presenting at BRIC.

Congratulations to our Summer 2019 BRICworkspace Residents

Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 2:30PM

Congratulations to Zalika Azim, Shelly Bahl, Mimi Bai, Julian Chams, Dain DeltaDawn, Sareh Imani, Mei Kazama, Nsenga Knight, and Gustavo Prado, BRIC's summer 2019 artists-in-residence! BRICworkspace provides emerging and mid-career artists with essential resources and support as well as critical feedback and exposure of their work.

Get to Know the Artists Behind The Portrait is Political

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 1:00PM

The Portrait is Political is a trio of exhibitions united by Jaishri Abichandani, Liz Collins, and Texas Isaiah's varied use of portraiture to explore and validate the idea of the individual. These artists, and the artists brought together by curator and artist Liz Collins, each use their work to focus on subjects who represent marginalized, under-recognized communities in Brooklyn.

Nomadic Massive’s Waahli Talks About Going Solo

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 10:30AM

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.

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