As part of SEAWORTHY, Trajinera Xochitl had it’s final event of the season up at the Queens museum.
The Gowanus Studio Space is proud to host this years VENT FESTIVAL 2011. The second annual VENT Festival features artists exploring personal and cultural histories through performative gesture, story telling and food. Saturday’s artist’s include: Damali Abrams, Danielle Abrams, Nurit Bar-Shai, Sarah Jenny Blevis & Michelle Temple, Atom Cianfarani, Aisha Cousins, D’luxe, Jason Gasper, Coral Short, Shawn Shafner, Lorraine D. Glover and the fabulous Rant Van! Sunday offers [...]
Gowanus Open Studios are coming soon, October 15th Through 16th. Registration is only $35 to participate and get a spot on the map. Register now at www.Agastbrooklyn.com
The Empty Vessel Project Presents: Vacancy, Entropy, and a Ghost Ship at the Boggsville Boatel, Marina 59 5914 Beach Channel Drive, Rockaway Queens Come for the atmosphere, the trinkets, the beers on the water, the heartfelt moments, your eyes aglow. Summer ends. Everything comes apart. The future is a the past stacked in a different [...]
Check out this beautiful map of the shrines from Anne Percoco’s Shrines of The Gowanus Canal Project here at GSS. Thanks to Larsen for the excellent design! Download a printable PDF here. This map should make it possible for anyone to visit the shrines independently. The Dredgers‘ hours and location are listed. They loan out canoes for free.
Check it out! Lots of great pics from Winnie Au from the Trajinera workshop…
AUGUST 6th – 3pm – 5pm Trajinera: In Discussion with Eduardo Porter Valentino Pier, Red Hook Brooklyn Mexican workers represent a high percentage of the US labor force, working all kinds of occupations, from teachers and scientists to construction workers, playing a invaluable role in US economy and community. Journalist Eduardo Porter will be leading [...]
with Laurie Churchman and Lisa Hutchinson Starting at NOON at The Gowanus Studio Space. $20 suggested donation. Design and typography of boat names for pleasure craft are fascinating specimens of personal branding. The names themselves can be anything from kitsch to classic and concrete to abstract. Once layered with design elements— typefaces, colors and [...]
Bamboo Kayak Building with Mare Liberum $45 Suggested Donation SIGN UP at www.gowanusstudio.eventbrite.com The freeform boatbuilding collective based in Gowanus finds its roots in centuries-old stories of urban water squatters and haphazard water craft builders. Past workshops have centered on our fleet of historic 15′ banks dories, but this workshop will instead focus on [...]