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.

Meet a Few of the BRIC Biennial South Brooklyn Artists!

Friday, March 22, 2019 - 10:30AM

With just two weeks left to see the BRIC Biennial: Volume III, South Brooklyn Edition, get to know some of the #BRICBiennial artists! Read on to learn more about Gustavo Prado, Katya Grokhovsky, Levan Mindiashvili, Myeongsoo Kim, Sarah E. Brook, and Dale Williams.

BRIC Receives 11 New York Emmy Award Nominations

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 7:00PM

BRIC, the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, is pleased to announce that it has received 11 nominations for the 61st Annual New York Emmy® Awards. The nominations include nine for BRIC TV, the Brooklyn-focused nonprofit cable channel and digital network BRIC launched to acclaim in 2015, and two for shows produced through BRIC’s Brooklyn Free Speech Public Access initiative.

BRIC Receives 11 New York Emmy Award Nominations

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 7:00PM

BRIC, the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, is pleased to announce that it has received 11 nominations for the 61st Annual New York Emmy® Awards. The nominations include nine for BRIC TV, the Brooklyn-focused nonprofit cable channel and digital network BRIC launched to acclaim in 2015, and two for shows produced through BRIC’s Brooklyn Free Speech Public Access initiative.

Meet our Fall 2017 BRICworkspace Artists-in-Residence!

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 4:15PM

BRIC is pleased to highlight the four recipients of our BRICworkspace visual artist residency program for Fall 2017. BRICworkspace provides professional, practicing artists with free studio space, a stipend for materials, and visits with curatorial staff from BRIC and other local institutions, and an open studio event. The residency program is now in its fourth year and is open to artists who live, work, or were born in Brooklyn. This fall's residents include Jonathan Allen, Tusia Dabrowska, Maria Hupfield and Josephine Messer. These artists all share studio space at 505 State Street, a satelitte residency location generously donated by Alloy.

BRIC Wins Two New York Emmy Awards

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 6:00PM

BRIC, the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, is pleased to announce that it won two (2) New York Emmy Awards at the 60th Annual New York Emmy® Awards on Saturday, May 6, 2017. What makes this win extra special is that both of BRIC's media initiatives brought home one trophy each. One for BRIC TV, the Brooklyn-focused nonprofit cable channel and digital network BRIC launched to acclaim last year, and one for a community-produced show produced through BRIC’s Brooklyn Free Speech public access initiative.

RADIO IMPORTANTE

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 2:00PM

Let me make this clear, I did not come up making radio. I don’t have any stories about gigging at my college radio station playing Chuck Brown 45s while doing questionable character sketches with friends. Well, I did do those things, but with video cameras. I’m a filmmaker.

BRIC Receives 19 New York Emmy Award Nominations

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 6:00PM

BRIC, the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, is pleased to announce that it has received 19 nominations for the 60th Annual New York Emmy® Awards. The nominations include 13 for BRIC TV, the Brooklyn-focused nonprofit cable channel and digital network BRIC launched to acclaim last year, and six for shows produced through BRIC’s Brooklyn Free Speech public access initiative.

Kenneth Pietrobono: 31 Shirts, 31 Days

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 3:15PM

Artist Kenneth Pietrobono, whose piece Terms and Conditions (On Wanting), was part of BRIC's Whisper Or Shout exhibition last spring, shares his reflections and observations from the completed public cycle of that project, in which, for 31 days, he wore shirts containing a somewhat abstract word or phrase – academic and analytical language about our environment, but a level removed.

Art As A Catalyst For Political and Social Change

Wednesday, 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.

Featured Artist: Steven Baines

Thursday, 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 Nominations

Wednesday, 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.

Short List Curator: Osman Can Yerebakan

Thursday, 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

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