Before I Die in Brooklyn

The people behind the new Shake Shack in Downtown Brooklyn turned their construction site into a public art project. The “Before I Die…” project was started in New Orleans and has been popping up all over the world since. We think it has a nice presence at the corner of Adams Street and the Fulton … Continue reading

Interpreting sound in an unlikely location

What would you to to help revitalize the dead space around and underneath the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway? Artist Ellie Balk, with the help of the Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Project and a grant from the National Endowment of the Arts, decided to paint it. After nearly a year of preparation, Balk began painting under the BQE at … Continue reading