Sunset Park

Location:

Yafa Deli & Grill

4423 4th Ave, Brooklyn

*on 45th Street

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In this Episode

Betty Yu

an artist born and raised in Sunset Park whose project (Dis)Placed in Sunset Park explores the impact of urban gentrification and displacement of long time immigrant residents, workers, and small businesses.

bettyyu.net

Miguel Ayuso

a Brooklyn based graphic artist and illustrator originally from Oaxaca, Mexico. He moved to Sunset Park in 2005 and ran the art space La Bodega in the area of Sunset Park north of Greenwood Cemetery. 

miguelayuso.com

Nooshin Rostami

an artist, designer, educator, and resident of Sunset Park.  Originally from Iran, Rostami uses geometries and metaphors that dismantle and reconfigure the conditions of confinement. 

nooshinrostami.com

Yafa

a family-run business for over 20 years. Their Yemeni and Brooklyn roots are the basis of their investment in community, fair wages, and programming around the arts, coffee, food justice. 

yafabrooklyn.com

Gabriel Birnbaum

a saxophonist, composer, and linocut printer. Creating Brooklyn-made music and art prints. 

gabrielbirnbaum.bandcamp

References

Root Shock, a book by Dr. Mindy Fullilove

 

Artists

Amanda PhingbodhipakkiyaBrooklyn, NY, USA

Ansel OommenNew York, NY, USA

Barbara LublinerNew York, NY, USA

Beatty HallasReading, UK

Beryl BrennerBrooklyn, NY, USA

Fernando EedePlaya Del Carmen, Mexico

James RoseBrooklyn, NY, USA

Judith RubensteinNew York, NY, USA

Maria SoroniatiRhodes, Greece / Glasgow, Scotland

Papergirl-Brooklyn

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