Nicholas Galanin presents "The Value of Sharpness: When It Falls," a site-specific installation at Open Source Gallery.ON VIEW: February 14-March 23, 2019OPENING RECEPTION: Thursday, February 14, 7-9pmNicholas Galanin’s offers perspective rooted in connection to land and an engagement with contemporary culture. For over a decade, Galanin has been embedding incisive observation into his work, investigating and expanding intersections of culture and concept in form, image and sound. For "The…See More
Open Source Gallery presents "There from Here: A Collection of Brooklyn Walks," a solo exhibition by Matthew Jensen curated by Ian Cofre.ON VIEW: June 13-July 21, 2018OPENING RECEPTION: June 13, 7-9pmLOW WALK HIGH WALK: June 16, 1-3pm (RSVP: www.tiny.cc/lowwalkhighwalk)Matthew Jensen, who lived for years in South Slope, Brooklyn, has created numerous works that explored landscapes across the borough, including Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn Bridge…See More
Open Source Gallery presents "hand luggage," a collaborative project by Pirmin Hagen and Christine Katscher. This exhibition will be on view March 16-April 21, 2018 with an opening reception on March 16 from 7-9pm.Pirmin Hagen and Christine Katscher are interested in the necessity of communication in collaboration and the misunderstandings that come with this that can help shape the process and outcomes. Art is often a difficult thing to communicate in words, which can make cooperation…See More
Open Source Gallery presents In Practice, our first annual teaching artists group show. This exhibition will focus on the work of teaching artists from our arts education branch, KoKo NYC.Supporting arts education has been a cornerstone of Open Source Gallery’s mission since the beginning. In 2007, executive director Monika Wuhrer began Open Source along with the arts education after school program, KoKo NYC. One of the unique draws of this program is that all classes are taught by a diverse…See More
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Open Source is a Brooklyn based non-profit that serves as a nexus for contemporary art and local neighborhood cultures, with a history of supporting emerging artists who through the development of new works challenge how, when, and where contemporary art intersects and integrates with the everyday lives of everyday people. We place strong emphasis on public socially engaged artwork, sustainable communities, and social justice.