Bed-Stuy

Location:

Brooklyn Public Library- Marcy Branch

617 DeKalb Ave, Brooklyn, NY 

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In this Episode

Stevenson Dunn

born and raised in Bed-Stuy and the co-owner of The Bishop, a contemporary art gallery in Bed-Stuy. The Bishop Gallery aims to provide emerging and established artists with an intimate space to connect with their audience and the expanding Brooklyn art scene.

bishoponbedford.com

Kamau Ware

an artist and historian and the founder of Black Gotham Experience (BGX), a visual storytelling project founded in 2010 that celebrates the impact of the African Diaspora on New York City through a series of walking tours and graphic novels. 

blackgotham.com

Isha Joseph

co-owner of Make Manifest BK, a vibrant co-creating space on Tompkins Ave in the heart of Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn.  This hybrid space is a creative workspace and curated retail market filled with a variety of goods handmade in shop, sourced from around the world, and from local independent makers.

makemanifest.com

Tiga

a musician with Haitian roots. Known also as Tiga Jean Baptiste, Tiga is a drummer, plays a variety of Haitian wind instruments, the Australian didjeridoo, and the Mbira. 

tigajeanbaptiste.com

References

 

Artists

Alexa Kanarowski, Park City, UT, USA

ANGIE BRKLYNBrooklyn, NY, USA

Barbara JostSt. Peter’s, MO, USA

Chris CostanNew York, NY, USA

Fabian Amaru Muenala &, New York, NY, USA

     Vanessa Terán, Quito, Ecuador

Ina GouveniaBelo Horizonte, Brazil

JAEMELOBronx, NY, USA

Jim Clark &

     Primrose CokeCosby, TN, USA

Julianna RockoffBrooklyn, NY, USA

Killa Collage &

     Zaira Pirzada, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Maria Jose MesiasQuito, Ecuador

Stacey BurgayQueens, NY, USA

Tricia L. TownesNashville, TN, USA