BX200 News/Blog

Beautiful by Ron Kavanaugh

Bronx Now, an exhibit that features a curated selection of 30 artists, is their first interborough class trip and serves as a marker in the development of the unified Bronx arts scene. The temporary transference from the BX to Bushwick will reinforce that no scene or movement can be wholly realized by remaining insular. Movements are actively nurtured by accessing a variety of ideas and modalities. The artists featured in Bronx Now are here because they know that art is borderless. Artists seek inputs that replenish creativity and energy, wherever they are.

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BRONX TIMES |March 26, 2016 – Local curators showcase Bronx Art, From the Bronx to Bushwick by Madeline Anthony

The Bronx will soon be making an impact in Brooklyn!

The creators of BX200, an online directory for the Bronx art scene, are curating an exhibit of everything Bronx for a Bushwick art gallery.

BRONX NOW, the exhibit set to open in late April, will showcase 30 of the 200 artists on the BX200 site.

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April 1 – April 30 | BRAC – AFRICA: IN RHYME & RHYTHM

Featured Artists:
Lance Johnson
Mwende “FreeQuency” Katwiwa
Lerato Mokobe
Toluwanimi Obiwole
David “D-Black” Roberts

Curated by:
Christie Gonzalez & Gail Nathan

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Job Opportunity | Project Manager – DCA Community Capacity Building Initiative, Location: Bronx, NY (We Stay/Nos Quedamos HQ)

The Bronx Cultural Collective is a project funded by the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, that aims to
strengthen the capacity of arts and cultural programming. This effort is being led by a group of leaders,
educators and artists from various community based interests, that have engaged to bring about efforts
to highlight and expand community access, recognition and appreciation for the artistic heritage of the
Bronx, as well as highlight and support current and future artistic programming and expression.

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OPEN CALL – chashama | Seeking Ambient or Interactive Performances and Installations

Open Call! Seeking Ambient or Interactive Performances and Installations

chashama is looking for individual artists as well as organizations and groups that are interested in engaging 800+ guests at our annual fundraiser taking place on June 8, 2016, 6-9:30pm.

Artists will have the opportunity to truly transform guests – using a large space to be creative, challenging and unexpected.

Selected artists will be compensated.

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CALL FOR ART – DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION | Community Commissions: Spring 2016, DEADLINE: April 29

DOT Art commissions emerging and established artists to produce site-responsive art in collaboration with community-based organizations to be on display for up to 11 months. Twice a year in fall and spring, DOT announces a list of priority sites in conjunction with an open call and associated deadline.

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CALL FOR ART – DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION | Asphalt Art Activation: Spring 2016, DEADLINE: April 22

To celebrate the new Citi Bike station in Williamsburg, Brooklyn located at Roebling Street and North 4th Street, DOT Bike Share and DOT Art have teamed up to solicit artists to present an asphalt art installation for June 2016. The stations are often surrounded by underutilized asphalt street spaces that provide imaginative havens for designers and public artists.

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April 30 – May 7 | BX200 – BRONX NOW Group Exhibition at Brooklyn Fire Proof, Bushwick

A BX200 Exhibition featuring some of the best art being made in the Bronx!

Curated by Eileen Walsh & Laura James

April 30th – May 7th, 2016
at
Temporary Storage Gallery at Brooklyn Fire Proof
119 Ingraham St, Bushwick, NY

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CALL FOR MAKERS – DreamYard’s Maker Institute, April 25-27 DEADLINE: February 29

Making is growing at DreamYard through our expanded Maker Program.
Join us for three days of free professional development to explore DreamYard’s unique approach to teaching maker through an art-based, social justice lens.

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March 2 – 26 | Bronx Arts Alliance – The Bronx Speaks: Our Home Group Exhibition

In an intentionally timely manner, The Bronx Speaks: Our Home opens during New York Armory Arts Week 2016 as working class neighborhoods—located in the Bronx and beyond—are continually being “discovered” as inexpensive real estate opportunities for developers. What is overlooked, however, is the art and culture that has flourished within these areas for decades, and the potential for erasure and displacement.

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