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September 2017
$20

Drink & DrawBots

September 29 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Open Source Gallery,
306 17th st
BROOKLYN, NY 11215 United States
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Join us for a night of drinking and creating machines that draw and paint. Successfully make a DrawBot art-generating machine and your hands will be free for more–you guessed it–drinking! $20 suggested donation will get you unlimited drinks and drawbot-making! All levels of experience with electronics, drawing, and drinking are welcome (21+ for alcohol). Supplies will be provided by us. All donations support free and low-cost programming at Open Source! This event will be led by Eric Wood. Eric is…

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Free

How to Build a Fire: Get Out

September 29 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open Source Gallery,
306 17th st
BROOKLYN, NY 11215 United States
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STORYTELLING EVENT HOW TO BUILD A FIRE: GET OUT September 29, 2017 8:00 pm STORYTELLERS Omer Abramson John Barclay Finn Degnan Gerren Liles Join us for our second event in Season 4 of How to Build a Fire with hosts Emily Ray Reese and Alena Singleton. If you look into a fire, you’ll never see the same flame twice. Fire flickers. It dances. It sways. It moves. It is constantly changing and going with the flow. Like fire itself, we…

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Free

REIMAGINING TRADITION: The Tent of Casually Observed Phenologies

September 30 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Naval Cemetery Landscape,
63 Williamsburg St. W
Brooklyn, NY 112149 United States
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James Leonard presents The Tent of Casually Observed Phenologies as part of Reimagining Tradition, a series of site-specific projects throughout NYC. Come on out to the Naval Cemetery on Brooklyn’s water front for a free climate change Tarot reading inside the tent, Saturday, September 30. James Leonard creates works that engage pressing ecological concerns, including climate change, ocean acidification, and peak resources. With The Tent of Casually Observed Phenologies, Leonard utilizes traditional divination as a tool to transform anxiety and…

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October 2017
Free

REIMAGINING TRADITION: The Notion of Property

October 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kelly Street Garden,
924 Kelly Street
Bronx, NY 10459 United States
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Jasmine Murrell presents The Notion of Property as part of Reimagining Tradition, a series of site-specific projects throughout NYC. The Notion of Property employs ancient rituals such as call-and-response, chanting and inter-generational storytelling to examine how western ideologies of property and ownership have shaped our perception of the world around us. The project dissects these stories, from the role of media in creating stereotypes and myths, to the stories we tell ourselves and our children about what is or isn’t…

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REIMAGINING TRADITION: Excavate/Activate

October 15 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Newtown Creek,
Queens, NY United States
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Erin Ellen Kelly presents Excavate/Activate as part of Reimagining Tradition, a series of site-specific projects throughout NYC. OCTOBER 13-15: Workshop tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/excavateactivate-workshop-tickets-37810206345 OCTOBER 15: Public performance (contact for location info: contact@opensourcegallery.org) Erin Ellen Kelly is a dancer and contemporary movement artist. With her Excavate/Activate, Kelly seeks to activate a mindful relationship between individuals, their bodies, and the spaces they occupy. Through a series of workshops that draw from her background in qi gong, butoh, somatics, dance, and theatre, she will…

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November 2017
Free

REIMAGINING TRADITION: Panel Discussion

November 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Brooklyn Public Library, Info Commons Lab,
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Join us for a panel discussion moderated by Nina Mehta that will explore Reimagining Tradition, a program presented by Open Source taking place throughout NYC from September 30-October 22, 2017. Reimagining Tradition is a program designed around conversation, engagement and investigation. After the conclusion of the project, Open Source will present a panel discussion with the artists involved, moderated by Nina Mehta (PARCEO), to explore ritual, tradition, social practice, what has been learned and what questions have been raised. Artists…

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