Month: June 2015

Daniel Lanzilotta | Video Profile

Short video conversation between sculpture Daniel Lanzilotta and Joe Diomede on why he uses recycled plastics in his art.

“I work with plastic waste, detritus, rubbish, fragments of litter, trash, flotsam and jetsom. I work predominantly with plastics. My art supply store is the environment we live in.” – Daniel Lanzilotta

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Sunday, June 28 | No Longer Empty – Celebration for A TIMELINE OF HAND STYLES

Opening this Sunday – June 28th from 1-6 pm

“A Timeline of Hand Styles: Signatures from the 1960s to Present Day” will be celebrated as phase 1 of a new public art project presented by No Longer Empty. It is part of their current public programs, along with the exhibition “When you cut into the present the future leaks out” curated by Regina Basha, which is on view until July 19th at the Old Bronx Borough Courthouse (located at 878 Brook Avenue). No Longer Empty is a contemporary arts organization that specializes in creating huge community-responsive and educational exhibitions in underutilized properties, like the Old Bronx Courthouse, which had been closed for 38 years.

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Thurs July 16th | No Longer Empty – Legal Basics for Artists Panel + Q&A

Thursday July 16th 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Are you wondering how copyright law protects your work? What are the rules for using images that are “out there” in your work? What safeguards do you have in place for your commission, collaboration or consignment agreement? How does the law protect visual artists who consign works to a dealer even without a contract? What alternatives (besides going to court) are at your disposal in the case of an infringement, breach of contract or other dispute? What new developments help or harm your rights as an artist?

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No Longer Empty Curatorial Lab (NLE Lab) – Professional Development Program | Application deadline, July 31st

No Longer Empty Curatorial Lab (NLE Lab) is a 15-week professional development program for emerging curators and arts professionals interested in gaining experience in curating site-specifically. Expanding on No Longer Empty’s mission to create community-responsive, site-specific exhibitions and programming in underutilized spaces, NLE Lab is designed as a socially conscious platform for experimentation in curating. The application deadline is July 31st

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June 25 – Aug. 7 | New Comic Culture Summer Classes at The Bronx Library Center

New Comic Culture summer classes start at the Bronx Library Center on Kingsbridge and Fordham, where your kids can have fun learning about the culture of comics and anime while acquiring a few new skills. All in air-conditioned comfort.

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SURVEY – New Makers Space in the southern Bronx

South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation is interested in creating a Makers Space in the Southern Bronx. Your help in filling out this survey would be immensely useful in figuring out the needs of the art community. Please share with artists and craftsmen in the greater New York area you think would be interested, the survey is available until July 17th. Thank you!


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Photos from June 12th BX200 Virtual Artists Studios | Photography by Ed Alvarez and Michael Young


A million thanks to Joe Conzo, Alejandra Delfin, Dennis Redmoon Darkeem, Juanita Lanzo, Valeri Larko, and Eric Orr for speaking at our second event, we had a great time! Thanks to everyone who came out, we learned a lot!

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Bronxites | Photography by Chantal Heijnen


Bronxites: Mapping a community in the South Bronx through one person’s life

In this ongoing portrait series, I present an insider’s view of everyday life in my adopted neighborhood: University Heights – an area in the Bronx just south of Fordham Road.

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June, Sept & Oct | Nicolás Dumit Estévez – PLAY DATE

Performance artist NICOLÁS DUMIT ESTÉVEZ invites you to join him for a Play Date in St. Mary’s Park!

June, Sept and October 2015

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June 20 – August 2 | BDC – Altered Images: 150 Years of Posed and Manipulated Documentary Photography

Altered Images: 150 Years of Posed and Manipulated Documentary Photography

Saturday, June 20th, 6-9PM
Free and Open to the Public

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