Brooklyn Utopias: Park Space, Play Space
Old Stone House (5th Ave. & 3rd St., Brooklyn)
Brooklyn Utopias: Park Space, Play Space brings together 19 artists and arts groups to consider the history, politics, and planning surrounding public parks and recreation spaces in Brooklyn and beyond. Exhibiting artists tackle issues such as parks’ relationship to eminent domain and gentrification, the process behind public space design, and debates involving the use (or mis-use) of public/private space raised by the recent Occupy protests. Projects in all media include abstract “utopian” maps, whimsical visions of imaginary play spaces, a virtual reality park design smartphone app, and photo and video journaling Brooklyn’s lesser-known natural environments.
5–8pm: Circle Rules Federation brings you a new kind of football
5-7pm: Collective sky-gazing with Kat Shchneck
Saturday, April 28, 5-7:30 pm: Public Voice/Public Dream mural workshop with Triada Samaras and CORD