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September 28, 2009

Brooklyn Utopias?

MuralPhoto-TC.jpg This photo of the Hagan sisters' mural in the footprint of Bruce Ratner's Atlantic Yards project, by neighborhood photog Tracy Collins, is part of the exhibit running at the Brooklyn Historical Society, entitled "Brooklyn Utopias?" (www.brooklynutopias.com).

Says Tracy Collins about his work: "Through photographs of the neighborhood over the past 5 years and quotations from the developer and Atlantic Yards supporters, I explore how my version of a Utopian Brooklyn has been threatened by the Utopian Atlantic Yards development."

Opening Reception: Thurs, Oct. 1, 2009, 5:30-7:30pm
Exhibition Dates: Oct. 2, 2009-Jan. 3, 2010
Public Hours: Wed-Fri, Sun, 12-5pm; Sat, 10am-5pm
Address: 128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201, 1st Floor Lobby
Public Program: “Town Hall Meeting: Utopian Urban Planning:” Join artists and community leaders to discuss Brooklyn’s future: Sun, Oct. 25, 2009, 2-4pm

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Posted by lumi at September 28, 2009 6:47 AM