Contemporary Art Programs
Public programs in conjunction with BRIC's Contemporary Art program and the art exhibitions on view.
Coffee and ConversationMar 25, 2023 • 12:00 PM @ BRIC House · FREE
Join artists Meena Hasan, Pacifico Silano, and Buzz Slutzky for a tour and discussion of their work in our spring Gallery and Project Room exhibitions. Free coffee will be provided.
Screening & Conversation: Ayanna Dozier, Ilana Harris-Babou, Buzz SlutzkyMar 15, 2023 • 7:00 PM @ BRIC House
Join us for a group screening of film and video by BRIC Spring 2023 exhibition artists Ayanna Dozier, Ilana Harris-Babou, and Buzz Slutzky, followed by a panel discussion and audience Q&A moderated by Re’al Christian.
When I Am Empty Please Dispose of Me ProperlyJan 26, 2023 • 11:00 AM - Apr 30, 2023 • 6:00 PM @ Gallery at BRIC House · FREE; no RSVP necessary
When I Am Empty is a group exhibition featuring the work of seven artists who explore the dominant myths of the American dream that govern and shape our personal narratives.
Buzz Slutzky: For ExampleJan 26, 2023 • 11:00 AM - Apr 30, 2023 • 6:00 PM @ Project Room at BRIC House · FREE; no RSVP necessary
For Example presents the artist’s ongoing investigation into the relationship between mark- and meaning-making.
Opening Reception | Spring 2023 ExhibitionsJan 25, 2023 • 7:00 PM @ BRIC House
BRIC Contemporary Art invites you to the opening of our Spring 2023 Contemporary Art exhibitions.
Opening Celebration: Sarah E. Brook Installation at Lena Horne BandshellOct 16, 2022 • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Lena Horne Bandshell · FREE
Join us for the Opening Celebration of The Need You Know It Is A Letting Light, Sarah E. Brook’s monumental multimedia installation at the Lena Horne Bandshell in Prospect Park.
Sarah E. Brook: The Need You Know It Is A Letting LightOct 15, 2022 • 12:00 AM - Apr 16, 2023 • 6:00 PM @ Lena Horne Bandshell · FREE
Sarah E. Brook's monumental multimedia installation at the Lena Horne Bandshell expands the artist’s exploration of communication between external and internal psychic space.
Rodrigo Valenzuela in conversation with Marcela GuerreroSep 22, 2022 • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ BRIC House Stoop · FREE
In celebration of our exhibition Rodrigo Valenzuela: New Works for a Post Worker’s World, artist Rodrigo Valenzuela and curator Marcela Guerrero will discuss the artist’s work across photography, sculpture, installation, and video.
Rodrigo Valenzuela: New Works for a Post Worker’s WorldSep 22, 2022 • 11:00 AM - Jan 8, 2023 • 6:00 PM @ Gallery at BRIC House · FREE; no RSVP necessary
Rodrigo Valenzuela works across photography, sculpture, installation, and video to construct scenes that function simultaneously as documents and fictions, and that examine industrial and post-industrial concepts of work and labor.
Sophia-Yemisi Adeyemo: Earth & Iron: Archival Visions of Land and StruggleSep 22, 2022 • 11:00 AM - Jan 8, 2023 • 6:00 PM @ Project Room at BRIC House · FREE; no RSVP necessary
With painted and collaged images based on early twentieth-century colonial photography taken in West Africa and the Caribbean, Adeyemo reaches into the past to envision alternative futures.