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 >>

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

BRIC brought the FLIX in 2015

Thursday, December 31, 2015 - 8:30PM

In May 2015, BRIC launched BRIC FLIX, a free, monthly film and conversation series at BRIC Arts | Media House.

Short List Curator: Rick Herron

Monday, November 9, 2015 - 9:45PM

Periodically, BRIC invites artists and arts professionals to create a Short List of some of their favorite artists in the BRIC Contemporary Artist Registry curated around a common theme. The following is a Short List curated by Rick Herron.

Featured Artist: Dana Kane

Friday, August 21, 2015 - 9:00PM

Dana Kane is a Brooklyn-based visual artist. Driven by a fascination with historical narratives and notions of identity and environment, Kane relies on intuition as a catalyst for her various projects. Her pieces often employ found materials in the creation of colorful and visually engaging abstract compositions. Kane presents the viewer with an emotional depiction of the world around her, referencing both the political and humorous, the moving and the still.

Featured Artist: Shamus Clisset

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 3:00PM

Digital artist Shamus Clisset works with 3-D modeling and rendering programs to produce scenes that are at once seemingly realistic and completely improbable.

Short List Curator: Alva CalyMayor

Monday, July 13, 2015 - 4:45PM

Periodically, BRIC invites artists and arts professionals to create a Short List of some of their favorite artists in the BRIC Contemporary Artist Registry curated around a common theme. The following is a Short List curated by Alva CalyMayor.

Short List: Kris Nuzzi

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 8:15PM

Periodically, BRIC invites artists and arts professionals to create a Short List of some of their favorite artists in the BRIC Contemporary Artist Registry curated around a common theme.

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