At the Bushwick Art Crawl on June 1st we have gathered some feedback and results of this immersive experience:
Art in Bushwick!
Marcus Glitteris, who is Manhattan and Village based, had this impression ( between his deejay sets):
Art in Bushwick!
A FREE art festival in the public space in Bushwick,
connecting open studios, street art, street activities, festivities and galleries for one big art crawl.
Proudly sponsored by Arts in Action, SoHo Art Materials, Monster Energy, The Keep NY, and The Bushwick Market.
We invite the community to IMMERSE into celebrating art with the many artists studios, local music talent, performance art, live art, body painting, installations, a creative experience that sparks new bonds and reshapes the neighborhood!
@ Basement Town studios – More than 30 art studios, a full program of music with DJ Marcos and guest djs, live music with Garden of Surgery, Happiness and the KeepKats, Baby Killers, Z-man music, electronic band Hooligan Lovers. 10am – 10pm
@ Wykoff Avenue public space – Live art with painting temporary murals, body painting by Human Arts Connection, installations, sculpture making in paper mache, paint the fridge participatory project, performance art series Bushwick style cutting edge, art trucks, outdoor graffiti painting classes.
@ Bushwick Market – artist market and music stage, vendors as emerging designers, art and fashion, interactive games. On Stage: DJ MarcusGlitteriS, DJ Hans and DJ Love Technique, live music by Lyda, Gwendolyn Fitz, Lily Mao, Rose Daly, Freddi Price piano Diana Lovrin vocals, Pavat Rock, Happiness and band.
@ Willoughby Galleries – Century Pictures, TigerStrikesAsteroids, Microscope
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The next round of murals are examining the theme of SELFIES.
Defining our cultural moment, a current viral documenting style with self reference if not narcissism, does the selfie represent today’s pop art?
Your proposal for artwork, illustration, installation on these walls in regards to the Selfie Cult is welcome,
send a submission to firstname.lastname@example.org
submission deadline: July 12, 2015
Size limitations: 8 feet wide, 12 feet high or less, square images can be 6′ x 6′
Paint Days: July 26, 27 You need to be able to paint during these 2 days, no exception. If you own a 8-10ft ladder and can bring it, please let us know.
No paints are provided as of yet. With a fundraiser this can change.
Join 20 + artists at this outdoor gallery, Urban wall where curated themes meet graffiti writers, street art and a visual dialogue.
At the MORGAN WALLS Bushwick 20 artists brought their expressions or renderings about the FEMALE:
Icons, characters, portraits, emotions, words.
FEMALES Opening reception
May 22, 6pm – 8 pm
Morgan Ave x Harrison Place x Knickerbocker Ave, next to Morgan Ave L train stop.
light refreshments, afterparty at Kings County Bar
Arts in Action Bushwick presents Morgan Walls, art on walls in the public space, the Mural Project with rotating themes and exhibits every 4 months.