Month: August 2012

IMA alumni Sarah Nelson Wright and Laura Chipley’s installation

The Newtown Creek Armada is an art installation that invites the public to explore the past, present and future of a contaminated New York City waterway. The Newtown Creek, a Superfund site bordering Brooklyn and Queens, is one of the most polluted bodies of water in the United States. Visitors to The Armada will pilot a fleet of artist-made, miniature, remote-controlled boats along the surface of the Newtown Creek while documenting the hidden world of its waters using waterproof cameras and microphones.

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Prof. Shanti Thakur’s film screening

Shanti Thakur’s “Red Tulips, A Story About Forgetting” will be screening at the Los Angeles International Short Film Festival, September 6-13th.

The film will also be screening at the Mill Valley Film Festival in San Francisco, October 4 -14th.

Red Tulips, 2012, S-16mm film finished on HDCAM SR
In a magical world where memory lasts only a few hours, everyday, James
learns how recognize his wife and daughter. Liberated from the filters of memory,
this is about discovering trust and human connection in the present moment.

Prof. Kelly Anderson’s “My Brooklyn” screenings

Screenings of Kelly Anderson’s My Brooklyn:

Friday, Sept. 7th @ 6:30 pm
Architecture and Urban Design Program
Ware auditorium at Avery Hall (W. 116th St Campus)
Free and open to the public

Wednesday, Sept. 19th @ 7pm
Brooklyn Public Library (Brooklyn Collection)
Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn
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Free and open to the public (limited to 40 attendees)

Saturday, September 22, 2012 @ 7pm
596 Acres
920 Pacific Street, Brooklyn, New York 11238

My Brooklyn tells the story of the changing of downtown Brooklyn in recent years and explains the role of city policy is determining what our neighborhoods look like.