Ever see something in a store and think “I could make that,” and then not make it? Ever get bogged down sourcing materials for those homemade Christmas gifts that look so cute and easy on a website? It’s not always the making that is hard, it’s the finding that is hard. And we want to fix that. Brooklyn DIY Supply has watched the DIY scene explode in the past few years, and we’ve fearlessly made just about everything that we could. We love it, and want the whole world to approach DIY fearlessly. […]
Circle Arts, Inc. is an artist’s resource that provides services for artists whose work has fallen through the cracks in the usual pathway to support. We are a volunteer run organization which produces and supports art that is far from the mainstream art world. […]
Disorient is an open creative platform powered by love. We create art projects and art installations with hardware including wood, scaffolding, palette rack, containers, recycled materials, your body, geodesic domes, inflatable structures, video, repurposed objects, black lights and vehicles. We develop software for our installations (DMX sequencing, MAX, Java, C, etc.). Our guiding principles are outlined in the Disorient Model and in the Political Economy of Disorient. […]
FIGMENT is a forum for the creation and display of participatory and interactive art by emerging artists across disciplines. FIGMENT began in July 2007 as a free, one-day participatory arts event on Governors Island in New York Harbor with over 2,600 participants. Since then, FIGMENT has grown significantly each year in number of projects, duration, participants, volunteers, fundraising capability, exhibitions, locations, overall level of commitment and participation, and public support.
FireDrums is an event that brings together flow artists from around the world with the mission of uniting the cultures of fire dancing, fire performance arts, and flow arts. It strives to achieve this mission by organizing events where participants can creatively explore, share, and teach their art forms in a safe and inspiring environment.
A discussion list for the NYC fire and spinning arts, and object manipulation community. After a long conversation about how fragmented and uber-talented the NYC fire spinning / spinning arts / object manipulation community is, we decided to de-fragment it. We created this list. It should be a place to connect, organize spin jams, talk about performance opportunities, spinning opportunities, ask questions, geek out, etc. […]
Our mission is to inspire and connect a growing, willing and participatory community of passionate, tolerant and motivated individuals by actively creating, supporting and providing engaging experiences. To this end we continually strive to foster an environment that nurtures and protects the family evolved by this culture.[…]
Vitamin B is a monthly dance party, with a focus on breaks, that happens on the first Friday of every month at the House of Yes, Brooklyn NYC. First Fridays at House of Yes […]
WildFire is the East Coast’s premier spinning and fire arts training camp. Our core missions are to spread the spinning arts and build community connections between spinning artist. Each of our three yearly events offers a diverse selection of over 100 classes on poi, hoop, dance, teaching, safety, business, performance, drumming… and so much more. Situated on a picturesque CT campground, you will enjoy this “car camping” style retreat, where all meals and hot showers are provided. WildFire is the perfect spot for you to share, grow, discover, and learn with our spinning and fire arts community. This event is not open to the public or non-spinning artist (beginners are very welcome). […]