Yeah, That's What She Said! Annual Pop-up. July 217.
Yeah, That's What She Said! Annual Pop-up. July 217.

Open Call: Exhibitions and Artist Projects

Deadline: Sunday, April 15, 2018

We are currently seeking proposals for exhibitions, short-term projects, and events! We’ve rolled out a fresh proposal process, which you can find here. Review the guidelines for open calls for gallery exhibitions and projects in our main spaces, and apply by April 15th! We are also seeking proposals on a rolling basis for Open Capacity – our new space support program for artists …

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Chroma Presents Continuity: A Conference on Self-Preservation for Women of Color

April 14 – 15, 2018

2:00-8:00pm

Suggested Donation

Chroma Presents Continuity: A Conference on Self-Preservation for Women of Color. In 2017, Chroma partnered with 8 Ball Community and Red Bull and hosted The Working Woman of Color Conference, a live podcast event employing self-actualization as an organizing principle to think, construct and shape powerful narratives of mobility for women of color. Over 30 women from different backgrounds were …

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Ethereal Summit

Friday, May 11 – Saturday, May 12, 2018

 

Called the “SXSW of blockchain”, Ethereal brings together futurists, entrepreneurs, investors, artists, musicians, and humanitarians for two days of storytelling and knowledge sharing around the future we want to build using the power of transformative technologies.

Treatment: A Place to Catch Dirty Water, Digital Video, 4:10, 2018
Treatment: A Place to Catch Dirty Water, Digital Video, 4:10, 2018

Treatment: Water Toxicity Workshop

Sunday, May 20, 2018

3:00pm

Free with RSVP **Rain or Shine**

Environmental advocate and educator Willis Elkins leads a workshop about water toxicity levels in Newtown Creek and his research as a founding member of the North Brooklyn Boat Club. Participants will meet at the Knockdown Center to talk about Elkins’ current research and then venture over to Newtown Creek and the English Kills (10min walk) to inspect some of the …

The Four Phases of Love, 2017. Digital C archival prints on canvas, 42” x 42” each.
The Four Phases of Love, 2017. Digital C archival prints on canvas, 42” x 42” each.

Couples Counseling for Artists and Institutions Workshop

Friday, May 25, 2018

7:00pm

Free with RSVP

7:00 pm: Couples Counseling for Artists and Institutions Workshop This workshop is a part of Chapter Six of The Book of Everyday Instruction, What is shared, what is offered. This chapter explores the relationships of love between individuals and institutions. For the workshop, Chloë Bass leads a one-hour session engaging in couples therapy techniques to mediate relationships between artists and …

The Book of Everyday Instruction Chapter Four: It’s amazing we don’t have more fights workshop materials.
The Book of Everyday Instruction Chapter Four: It’s amazing we don’t have more fights workshop materials.

A Field Guide to Spatial Intimacy Workshop

Sunday, June 3, 2018

5:00pm

Free with RSVP

Join us for a participatory event hosted by artist Chloë Bass in conjunction with her exhibition The Book of Everyday Instruction! This workshop investigates how varying social distances can shape the ways in which we relate to one another. Approaching Knockdown Center as a site of intimacy, Bass will lead participants through an interactive process to consider how measuring and understanding distance …

The Book of Everyday Instruction Chapter Five: Protect & Preserve Silas, 2016. Postcard, 4”x 6”.
The Book of Everyday Instruction Chapter Five: Protect & Preserve Silas, 2016. Postcard, 4”x 6”.

Protect & Preserve Lecture Performance and Closing Party

Thursday, June 14, 2018

7:00pm

Free with RSVP

Join us for the closing event of artist Chloë Bass’ exhibition The Book of Everyday Instruction. 7:00pm: Protect & Preserve Lecture Performance This lecture-performance is a part of The Book of Everyday Instruction’s fifth chapter: Protect & Preserve, which considers the idea of safety as the relationship between a person and their city. In the lecture-performance, Chloë Bass describes experiences …

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Trans Day of Joy

Saturday, June 23, 2018

2:00pm – 8:00pm

Knockdown Center hosts the Trans is Magick! Collective to present the first annual Trans Day of Joy! Join us for a day celebrating and claiming Trans liberation through celebration. The 1st annual Trans Day of Joy #TDoJ is a statement is meant to be both celebratory and political. The larger gay/LGB/queer movement has pushed Trans people to the margins, as …

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Werk It! A Women’s Podcast Festival

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 – Wednesday, November 14, 2018

9 AM – 6 PM

Join Werk It: A Women’s Podcast Festival, the inimitable annual gathering for women shaping the future of podcasting! Two full days of conversations, workshops, live tapings, networking events, and one-on-one mentoring sessions, plus our Podcast Accelerator: your chance to pitch a show, incubate a pilot, and score a development deal with WNYC Studios. Register now to become a part of …