Live Performance: A Long Evening with Christian Nyampeta

Wednesday May 26, 2021

Wednesday, May 26th, 2021

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (performance starts at sunset)

97 Kenmare Street, New York

 

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Join us for a live performance by artist Christian Nyampeta to conclude his extended meta-concert at Storefront for Art and Architecture, A Long Evening with Christian Nyampeta.

 

Learn more about the project and see photos here and below.

 

About the Project

A year of social distancing has made time, touch, and gesture elusive. The spaces people inhabit together are increasingly temporal and psychological, rather than physical.

 

This extended meta-concert at Storefront for Art and Architecture spatializes artist Christian Nyampeta’s recent album, An Evening with Christian Nyampeta. Over the course of the last decade, Nyampeta has been making musical experiments as a way to commemorate the shifts caused by major events: the Fukushima nuclear disaster, police shootings, the intensification of tyrannical regimes, and the current pandemic, to name a few. Each track emerges from Nyampeta’s intimate act of seeking the company of artists, musicians, theorists, and other figures. He mixes their ideas with his own and translates these allusive collaborations into sonic compositions. In doing so, he imbues them with what he calls a sociography of emotions, collectivizing personal experiences into structures of feelings.

 

A Long Evening with Christian Nyampeta, like its namesake album, is presented during a brief hiatus in the regular course of operating, born as an impromptu act of solidarity. It stretches that brief period of time that sits between day and night, between public and private, between outside and inside, between what the world is and what it could be. Offering a time zone of respite from the exhaustion, loss, grief, and conflict of our current era, it instead imagines a moment of belonging, joy, generosity, and creation in the face of an ever challenging world. In the process, Nyampeta asks a crucial question that provokes a more hopeful future: how do we rest together? 

 

This event is open to all who would like to attend. Please RSVP here.

Re-Source Closing Event

Wednesday March 31, 2021

Tuesday, March 30th, 2021

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Zoom (link will be provided upon RSVP)

 

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As we close Re-Source, a combined exhibition and benefit that re-opened Storefront’s gallery space in November seven months after the start of the pandemic, we invite members of the Benefit Committee and members of Storefront to join us in conversation with many of the 26 architects and designers whose work was presented in the exhibition.

 

Re-Source participants will share their thoughts and approach on their work and maintaining their practices, as well as how they’re thinking about resources in this unique moment. An open conversation will follow.

 

Learn more about the exhibition, see photos of works, and join the Benefit Committee here.

 

About the Exhibition

Stacks of used plywood, steel studs and pipes, obsolete electronics, broken heaters, and unidentified cables. Boxes with dusty newsprints and stationary, excess light bulbs and fluorescent tube lights, tripod stands, wheels, vinyl banners, carpets, tarps, and sandbags. Leftover paint, glue and epoxy, plastic bags full of nails, screws, hinges and L-brackets, buckets of cleaning supplies, and more.

 

Throughout the years – decades even – Storefront for Art and Architecture has accumulated these and many other objects, tools, materials, and equipment. They took root over time, filling every drawer and corner, and growing exponentially with the perhaps unrealistic expectation that they would be reused in upcoming projects.

 

Now, as a global pandemic demands us all to realign our goals and reimagine our near- and long-term futures, the need for processes of renewal is clear. At Storefront, we take this opportunity to shed old ways of doing and being, and to affirm the need to embrace methods that are ever more thoughtful, responsible, and empathetic.

 

Re-Source, Storefront’s first in-person exhibition since the lockdown, is the beginning of what’s to come. Drawing upon our material and social resources, the exhibition invites 26 architects and designers who have worked with Storefront in its recent history to create new works with leftover and surplus items from our office, gallery, and storage spaces. Through this process, we seek to give new life to the things we hold, and to open up space that is crucial for new ways of working, making, and thinking.

 

At a time when anxiety and opportunity collide, Re-Source also doubles as a fundraising initiative to replace crucial financial resources lost due to the cancelation of Storefront’s annual Spring Benefit. The exhibition is presented as part of our interim program, On Maintenance, which introduces an interjection and a moment of pause in our previously scheduled programming to address the many aspects of maintenance, exploring what it means to both sustain and rehaul our spaces, our social and political systems, and our bodies and minds.

 

Read more about the exhibition, see all the works, and learn more about joining the Benefit Committee here

 

This event is open to Re-Source participants, Benefit Committee members, and members of Storefront. Please RSVP here.

Members Tours of Alien Property and Arabesque with Rayyane Tabet

Monday March 9, 2020 – Wednesday March 11, 2020

Alien Property:

Monday, March 9th, 3:00 pm

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1000 5th Ave, New York, NY

 

Arabesque:

Wednesday, March 11th, 3:30 pm

Storefront for Art and Architecture

97 Kenmare Street, New York, NY

 

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Storefront for Art and Architecture partners with The Metropolitan Museum of Art to host two exclusive members tours of our respective exhibitions featuring the work of artist Rayyane Tabet. Arabesque (on view at Storefront) and Alien Property (on view at The Met), both draw from Tabet’s research-oriented practice to explore issues of provenance, colonialism, appropriation, and context through personal stories that animate buildings, objects, and personal narratives.

 

These tours are open to members of Storefront for Art and Architecture. Current members, please RSVP below. To join our membership program in order to attend the tours, please email membership@storefrontnews.org.

 

Read more about Arabesque and about Alien Property.

 

RSVP for one or both of the tours here by Sunday, March 8th.

Notes on Arabesque: Rayyane Tabet at The Cooper Union

Tuesday March 10, 2020

Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

 

The Cooper Union Foundation Building

7 East 7th Street, Room 315

New York, NY

 

In collaboration with the IDS Public Lecture Series, organized by Leslie Hewitt and Omar Berrada

 

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As part of the IDS Public Lecture Series at The Cooper Union, Storefront for Art and Architecture collaborates with The Cooper Union to present “Notes on Arabesque,” an event that draws upon the concepts that inform Rayyane Tabet’s current exhibition at Storefront’s gallery space.

 

About the Exhibition

In 2020, an improbable meeting takes place between a young American architect and an older French architectural historian over a century after they were both at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris.

 

Julia Morgan (1872-1957) was the institution’s first female architecture student, and went on to become a prolific representative of the American Arts and Crafts movement in her home state of California. At a time when Modernism was coming into favor, her design for the Hearst Castle at San Simeon was grand and complex, utilizing decorative elements and mixing many architectural styles.

 

Jules Bourgoin (1838-1908) was a Paris-born professor who spent much time traveling across the Middle East and North Africa. Bourgoin’s trips were intricately documented, and his keen interest in architectural detail and ornamentation was made visible through elaborate drawings that were incorporated into publications such as Les Arts Arabes (“The Arab Arts”) and Les Eléments de l’Art Arabe (“The Elements of Arab Art”).

 

It remains unknown the impact that Bourgoin’s work had on his students, and whether Morgan-who was a master in adopting different architectural styles-actually studied under him. Arabesque creates a space where the work of Morgan and Bourgoin is juxtaposed to reflect upon notions of appropriation and context. Anchoring his explorations around these two figures, Tabet presents a new body of work that sits between historical truths, chance encounters, and the migration of ideas.

 

Read more about the exhibition and the artist here

 

This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP here.

Modernism Across the Sykes-Picot Line

Friday February 14, 2020

Friday, February 14th, 2020

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 

97 Kenmare Street

New York, NY

 

Ines Weizman in conversation with Nora Akawi 

On the occasion of the launch of Dust & Data: Traces of the Bauhaus Across 100 Years by Ines Weizman

 

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The infamous Sykes-Picot line, based on a 1916 secret treaty between the UK and France, partitioned the former Ottoman Empire and established mutually agreed upon spheres of influence between the UK, France, Russia, and Italy. It served to partially define the boundaries of what we now consider to be the Middle East, and has fed an endless conflict since. Drawing upon her recently published anthology Dust & Data, Ines Weizman (in conversation with Nora Akawi) will examine the hundred-year history of international modernism across the national and settler-colonial borders of the Middle East.

 

The Sykes-Picot Agreement established not only a line but a series of structures – British and French custom houses – that were built along its borders during the height of international modernism. Of the existing custom houses today, only two are within the jurisdiction of a single state. One of these, controlled by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, was recently occupied and blown out. The other, in the Israeli occupied Golan Heights, is considered a celebrated example of Bauhaus architecture, and is being converted into a hotel.

 

Using methods such as material analysis and documentation, Dust & Data includes a study of these buildings that connect them to the complex history of colonial control and occupation in the region, but also to modern architecture across Palestine and the Arab world, as well as to trans-Arabian infrastructures and routes of trade or exchange that are no more.

 

Ines Weizman is Director of the Bauhaus Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture and Planning and Professor of Architectural Theory at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. She is Founding Director of the Centre for Documentary Architecture (CDA). Weizman is the editor of the recently released publication Dust & Data: Traces of the Bauhaus across 100 Years, published with Spector Books, Leipzig (2019). In 2014, she was editor of Architecture and the Paradox of Dissidence, published by Routledge. Her book Before and After: Documenting the Architecture of Disaster, co-written with Eyal Weizman, was published in the same year by Strelka Press. Weizman has also worked on exhibitions and installations such as Repeat Yourself: Loos, Law, and the Culture of the Copy, exhibited at the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale, as well as solo shows at the Architecture Centre in Vienna and the Buell Center at Columbia University, New York (2013). Other research and exhibition projects include: Celltexts: Books and Other Works Produced in Prison (2008, with Eyal Weizman), first exhibited at the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo in Turin and The Matter of Data (2019), which was shown in Weimar and Tel Aviv, and is currently on view at the Architektur Galerie Berlin.

 

Nora Akawi is an architect based in New York City. She is Assistant Professor of Architecture at The Cooper Union. Her research and teaching lie at the intersections of displacement, erasure, and memory within architecture—drawing from the areas of migration and border studies, mapping practices, and archive theory. Prior to joining The Cooper Union, Nora taught urban design and history/theory at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) at Columbia University. In 2012, she joined Columbia GSAPP and the Columbia Global Centers as Director of Studio-X Amman, a platform dedicated to advancing critical discourse in architecture in the Arab world through public programming, exhibitions, and publications, and other educational projects. Most recently, Nora curated Al Majhoola Min Al-Ard (“This Land’s Unknown”) at the Biennale d’Architecture d’Orléans 2019, and co-curated Friday Sermon, the Bahrain Pavilion exhibition in the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennial. She has co-edited books such as Friday Sermon (2018) and Architecture and Representation: The Arab City (2016). Akawi’s recently published work includes “Mapping Borderlands: Drawing From the Jawlan” in GTA Papers 2: War Zones (ETH Zürich, 2019) and “Worlding From the South” in Manifesta 12: Palermo Atlas, (OMA / Humboldt Books, 2018). Nora is a graduate of the Critical, Curatorial, and Conceptual Practices in Architecture program at Columbia University (MS.CCCP, 2011).

 

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Public Launch: Storefront’s Digital Archive

Wednesday December 18, 2019

Launch Event:
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 / 6:00 – 8:00 pm 
 
Archive on View:
Thursday, December 19 – Friday, December 20 / 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
 
97 Kenmare Street, New York, NY
 
With presentations by Francisca Benítez, Beatriz Colomina, Farnoosh Farmer, Claudia Gould, Lauren Kogod, Parker Límon, Cosimo Pori, Tal Schori, Amie Siegel, Anthony Vidlerand Aleksandra Wagner
 
 
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On Wednesday, December 18th, Storefront for Art and Architecture hosts a holiday gathering in the gallery space to celebrate the launch of our digital archive, which consists of documentation from the organization’s 37-year history in the form of historical newsprints, rare publications, foundational texts, exhibition materials, and more. The digital archive is part of an ongoing archive project that began in 2015, and has been spearheaded by Storefront’s Archive Curator, Chialin Chou.
 
At the event, key figures from Storefront’s past and present will present curated selections from the digital archive in order to resurface some of the organization’s most memorable moments since its founding. The selections are curated by: Francisca Benítez, Beatriz Colomina, Claudia Gould, Lauren Kogod, Tal Schori, Amie Siegel, Anthony Vidler, and Aleksandra Wagner.
 
From the evening of Wednesday, December 18th through the end of the day on Friday, December 20th, Storefront’s digital archive will be available to browse in the gallery space, alongside newsprints and publications from our exhibition history and artworks from past events for sale.

 

Guests are welcome to browse Storefront’s digital archive, view the online selections by guest curators who participated in the public launch of the archive, and pick up some artwork for holiday gift giving. A reminder that all members of Storefront receive 10% off of select artwork and publications. To learn more about membership, see here.

 

We invite you to toast with us to the holiday season and to Storefront’s past, history, and future of experimental and critical programming about the built environment and the ways in which we inhabit it.
 
About the Archive Project
As one of the first alternative spaces in New York City dedicated to presenting innovative and provocative work at the intersection of art and architecture, Storefront has accumulated an archive documenting its diverse and influential program of over 280 exhibitions and events dating from its founding in 1982. Featuring the work of more than 1,500 architects, artists, and designers (including Nam June PaikDan GrahamMary MissDiller + ScofidioLebbeus WoodsKiki SmithPetra BlaisseCarolee SchneemannCoop Himmelblau, and more), this material contains a collection of original artwork, as well as over 115 cubic feet of proposals, correspondence, photographs, audio-visual media, and publications that together constitute a unique and underrepresented collection of narratives in contemporary cultural production and design.
 
The goal of Storefront’s archive is to significantly improve stewardship of and public access to Storefront’s collections. As a public design resource, the archive serves as a platform for research, ongoing programming, and collaborative partnerships with other resonant collections and organizations. The organization and digitization of Storefront’s archive has been made possible through the generous support of many funders; please see below for the full list.
 
Learn more about Storefront’s archive project and access the digital archive here.
 
SUPPORT
The digitization of Storefront for Art and Architecture’s archive is made possible by a major grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC). The archive has also received generous support from the Documentary Heritage Program of the New York State Archives, a program of the State Education Department; the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH); the Council on Library & Information Resources (CLIR); and Mr. Robert M. Rubin.  
 

 

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Photo: Performance A-Z, Storefront’s first program at its original location on Prince Street.

Members Event: Private Tour of the New MoMA

Tuesday December 3, 2019

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Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

9:30 am

 

The Museum of Modern Art

11 W 53rd St, New York, NY

 

With Charles Renfro, Partner of DS+R

 

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On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019, Storefront will host an exclusive tour of the new Museum of Modern Art, designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro. The renovation, which opened to the public in late October, features a new lobby, bookstore, cafe, and several gallery spaces, expanding MoMA’s layout by one-third of its previously existing space.

 

The tour will be led by Charles Renfo, Partner at Diller Scofidio + Renfro and the Vice President of Storefront’s Board of Directors.

 

HOW TO RSVP

 

This tour is open to members of Storefront for Architecture. Space is limited. To attend, please RSVP here by Wednesday, November 27th, 2019. 

 

If you’d like to join Storefront’s membership program in order to attend the tour, see here for more information and email membership@storefrontnews.org.

 

 

Members Event: “Celebrating Geoffrey Bawa” at Callicoon Fine Arts

Thursday November 21, 2019

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Thursday, November 21st, 2019
6:30 – 8:00 pm 
 
Callicoon Fine Arts
49 Delancey Street, New York, NY
 
With Channa Daswatte and Sean Anderson
 
 
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On Thursday, November 21st, Storefront invites its members to participate in a guided tour and talk at Callicoon Fine Arts about Celebrating Geoffrey Bawa, a hybrid pop-up shop and exhibition dedicated to the celebrated Sri Lankan architect on the occasion of his centennial.

 

The event will include remarks by Channa Daswatte, a Sri Lankan architect and the last partner of Geoffrey Bawa’s firm whose work features prominently in the exhibition, and Sean Anderson, Associate Curator in the Department of Architecture and Design at The Museum of Modern Art. The event will be followed by a reception with the speakers.

 

Geoffrey Bawa (1919–2003) was a well-regarded Sri Lankan architect with an eponymous firm. Bawa arrived at architecture through landscape design in his late-thirties, following a brief career in law, and studied at the Architectural Association in Britain. His union of modernity, historical memory, and design became a beacon of regional architecture. While Colombo was the center of his professional and personal life, he earned commissions for private homes there and elsewhere, including India, the Maldives, Indonesia, and Fiji. He was also recruited for local projects including hotels, banks, a police station, schools, a train station, and Sri Lanka’s Parliament Building. His work was recognized by a civil honor award by the Sri Lankan government, earning him the title Deshamanya, meaning “highly meritorious service.” He was also awarded an Aga Khan chairman’s award for a lifetime contribution to architecture.

 

Channa Daswatte (b. 1965, Colombo, Sri Lanka) is Program Advisor for Bawa 100 and founder of MICD Associates in Sri Lanka. He was the last partner of Geoffrey Bawa’s firm after joining in 1991. Channa is the Chairperson of the Galle Heritage Foundation and has worked on a number of architectural, conservation, and curatorial projects including Corridors of Power, an installation most recently included in the Dhaka Art Summit 2018. Channa authored and edited Sri Lanka Style (2005) and has written for publications including A+U and Sri Lanka Institute of Architect’s Journal. He is a trustee of the Lunuganga Trust and Chairperson of the Geoffrey Bawa Trust.

 

Sean Anderson is Associate Curator in the Department of Architecture and Design at The Museum of Modern Art. A Fellow of the American Academy in Rome and the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, he has degrees in architectural design and architectural history from Cornell University, an M. Arch from Princeton University and a Ph.D in art history from the University of California, Los Angeles. He has practiced as an architect and taught in Afghanistan, Australia, India, Italy, Morocco, Sri Lanka and the U.A.E. His book, Modern Architecture and its Representation in Colonial Eritrea, was published in 2015 and was nominated for the AIFC Bridge Book Award for Non-Fiction. At MoMA, he has organized the exhibition Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter (2016).

 

Callicoon Fine Arts is located at 49 Delancey Street between Forsyth and Eldridge Streets. The nearest subway stops are the B and D trains at Grand Street and the F, J, M and Z trains at Delancey-Essex Street.

 

HOW TO RSVP
 
This event is open to members of Storefront for Architecture. To attend, please RSVP here by Thursday, November 21st, 2019. A wine reception will follow the event.
 
If you’d like to join Storefront’s membership program in order to attend the discussion, see here for more information and email membership@storefrontnews.org.
 
Read more about the exhibition here.

2019 Friends + Family Membership Dinner

Monday October 28, 2019

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Monday, October 28th, 2019

Storefront for Art and Architecture

97 Kenmare, New York, NY, 7-11 pm

 

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Each fall, Storefront brings together 100 established and emerging voices in art, architecture, design, and planning for its annual Friends + Family Membership Dinner. This year, we celebrate the arrival of our Executive Director and Chief Curator, José Esparza Chong Cuy, and the launch of our new curatorial program, Building Cycles. 
 
The dinner will take place within the second exhibition of Building Cycles, Ministry for All, which presents the work of architect Carla Juaçaba and artist Marcelo Cidade.
 
Storefront’s membership family supports our unique mission and allows us to continue to develop innovative public programming at the intersection of art, architecture, and design. To join, renew, or upgrade your membership, contact us at membership@storefrontnews.org.
 
See photos from past dinners here.

 

Reserved Seating

 

Join us by becoming a member of Storefront at the Action Benefactor level or aboveTo become an Action Benefactor member or upgrade your membership in order to join us, please contact us at 212.431.5795 or membership@storefrontnews.org

 

Current members: to reserve a seat, please RSVP. 

 

 

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH 

 

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BUILDING CYCLES PATRON

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CURRENT MEMBERS

 

Visionary Dual Alternative Supporter 
Arup Caitlin Blanchfield and Farzin Lotfi-Jam

Diller Scofidio + Renfro

Ana Castella and Max von Werz

Lauren Kogod and David Smiley

N H D M

Kohn Pedersen Fox

Obra Architects
ODA Pernilla Ohrstedt

Robert M. Rubin

Platt Byard Dovell White Architects
  Joan Scott, D2 Groups

Dual Action Benefactor 

Adam Snow Frampton and Karolina Czeczek
Diana Agrest and Mario Gandelsonas  

Dillon Cohen and Katie Holten

Alternative Supporter 

Bernardo Faría and Georgiana Rothier

Mercedes Armillas

Steven Holl Architects

Basile Baudez
Leong Leong Bryce Beckwith
Studio Libeskind Peter Best

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Brett Beyer

Anthony Vidler and Emily Apter

Matthew Celmer
  Kamilla Csegzi

Action Benefactor 

Glen Cummings
Abrons Family Foundation

Felecia Davis

The Architect’s Newspaper Kevin W. Davis
Bluedge Peggy Deamer
Bromley Caldari Architects  Neil Donnelly
Maddy Burke-Vigeland Peter Dumbadze
Stephen Cassell Keller Easterling
Beatriz Colomina Christopher Felts
Sharon Davis Gideon Fink Shapiro
Michelle Dilello Saul Fisher
Mark Fletcher Lukas Fitze
Gluckman Tang Architects Dan Graham
Molly Heintz Jerome Haferd
Knippers Helbig Larissa Harris
Caroline Hirsch Noushin Jafari
Peter Hochschild Brandt Knapp
Jon S. Hogden Arianne Kouri
Tracey Hummer Kengo Kuma

Mary Margaret Jones

Laura Kurgan
LevenBetts Michael Maltzan Architecture
Stephen Moser Kate Nation
Pentagram Carrie Norman
Alex Polier Katerina Paitazoglou
William Prince Emily Rauh Pulitzer 
Paul Richert-Garcia Peterson Rich Office
Annabelle Selldorf Adam Poinsett-Hall
SPAN Architecture Mark Rakatansky
Nader Tehrani Jacob Reidel
David van der Leer Alan Ruiz
D’juro Villaran-Rokovich Tal Schori
WEISS/MANFREDI David Shane
Mark Wigley Tyler Smith
  Michael Sorkin
Small Firm  Noah Steffes
Architecture at Large Joseph Tapia
Edwin Chan Ioanna Theocharopoulou 
inc_a Ryan Thomas
Jean-Louis Cohen Olga Touloumi
Marilys Downey John Trent Bromley
Belmont Freeman Architects Mar Urrestarazu
Claudia Gould Renee Viola
Susan Grant Lewin und_LLC
Deana Haggag Bettina Zerza
Andrew Philip Heid  
LOT-EK Emerging Supporter 
Magnusson Architecture and Planning Nohar Barnea 
Joeb Moore Lluis Alexandre Casanovas Blanco 
New Affiliates Stephanie Boyer
Once-Future Office Taylor Brophy
SOFTlab Johannes Knoopes
Irene Sunwoo Christian Mason
Bernard Tschumi and Kate Linker Manuela Paz
WXY architecture + urban design Dennis Rijkhoff
  Benjamin Sirota
Radical + Beyond  Alison Snyder
Luis M. Castañeda Two Points Films
Anne Rieselbach and Grant Marani  
W. Gavin Robb  
Aleksandra Wagner  

 

 

STOREFRONT MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

 

ACTION BENEFACTOR

 

$1,000 individual / $1800 dual (for two individuals at the same address)

 

  • One invitation (2 for dual) to Storefront’s annual 100-person Membership Dinner in our gallery space
  • Invitations to private Storefront exhibition receptions
  • Three invitations to press and member previews of all exhibition openings at Storefront
  • Three invitations to a members-only curator led tour of each of Storefront’s exhibitions
  • Three invitations to members-only programming, including tours, discussions, screenings, drinks, dinners, and more with emerging and established voices in art and architecture
  • Passes and invitations to select architecture and art fairs
  • A complimentary copy of the Storefront Newsprints book
  • Guaranteed seating at Storefront events
  • Mailed copy of each of Storefront’s exhibition and program newsprints
  • Access to Storefront’s archives
  • Acknowledgment and listing on Storefront’s website and publications
  • 50% off of Storefront competition registration fees
  • 20% off of Storefront publications and books for sale in the gallery space

 

VISIONARY

 

$5000 Individual or Corporate

 

  • Ability to host one private event in Storefront’s gallery space per year
  • Private curator-led tours of each of Storefront’s exhibitions for friends, clients, colleagues, and/or staff
  • Two invitations to Storefront’s annual 100-person Membership Dinner in the gallery space
  • Invitations to private Storefront exhibition receptions
  • Unlimited invitations to press and member previews of all exhibition openings at Storefront
  • Unlimited invitations to a members-only curator led tour of each of Storefront’s exhibitions
  • Five invitations to members-only programming, including tours, discussions, screenings, drinks, dinners, and more with emerging and established voices in art and architecture
  • Passes and invitations to select architecture and art fairs
  • A complimentary copy of each newly released Storefront publication, as well as the Storefront Newsprints book
  • Guaranteed seating at Storefront events
  • Mailed copy of each of Storefront’s exhibition and program newsprints
  • Acknowledgment on Storefront’s website, emails, print invitations, newsprints, and gallery wall text for all exhibitions and programs
  • 50% off of Storefront competition registration fees
  • 20% off of Storefront publications and books for sale in the gallery space

Todos juntos (Everyone Together)

Saturday September 7, 2019

 

 

Todos juntos (Everyone Together)

Closing Event Program for Aquí vive gente

Saturday, September 7th, 2019

 

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12–1 pm

Exhibition Tour by artist and Brigada member Margarita Ramos

Storefront for Art and Architecture: 97 Kenmare Street, New York, NY

 

4–5:30 pm 

Youth Basketball Game: Puerta de Tierra vs. Lower East Side

Boys Club of New York: 287 East 10th Street, New York, NY

 

6–8 pm

Live medley of Joe Quijano’s music by members of Conjunto Cachana

The Loisaida Center: 710 East 9th Street, New York, NY

 

To mark the closing of Aquí vive gente: Museum of History and Community of Puerta de Tierra, Storefront for Art and Architecture presents Todos juntos (Everyone Together).This day-long program begins with an exhibition tour by Margarita Ramos, a member of Brigada Puerta de Tierra and the artist of the mobile murals on the walls of the gallery space.

 

Afterwards, the murals will travel from the gallery space to the Boys Club of New York, where a team of young players from Puerta de Tierra, San Juan will play a friendly game against a local team from the Lower East Side brought together by The Loisaida Center. The game celebrates basketball as a manifestation of neighborhood pride, bringing to light the significance of the sport as a form of collective gathering, a platform for cultural interplay, and a catalyst for social change. The event honors the career of Puerto Rican basketball legend Jenaro “Tuto” Marchand, who passed away in 2017. Marchand left a deep imprint in his home neighborhood of Puerta de Tierra and served as an inspiration to the community and its emerging athletes.

 

After the game, all attendees and players are invited to The Loisaida Center for live music by members of Conjunto Cachana, whose former band leader, Joe Quijano, was born and raised in Puerta de Tierra. The band, put together by Quijano—who passed away earlier this year—features prominently in the section of Aquí vive gente that details the history of music in Puerta de Tierra. Quijano is remembered as a pioneer of salsa music and an advocate for his community. 

 

Visual arts, sports, and music are central to Puerta de Tierra’s identity and are core themes in the collection of the newly formed Museum of History and Community of Puerta de Tierra. The museum aims to preserve and heighten the practice of artists, athletes, and musicians from the neighborhood through creative programs that bring everyone together. 

 

Todos juntos is co-hosted by Storefront for Art and Architecture,Brigada Puerta de Tierra, The Loisaida Center, and the Boys Club of New York.

 

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SUPPORT

 

Brigada Puerta de Tierra is the recipient of the 2017 Visible Award (Cittadellarte – Fondazione Pistoletto, Fondazione Zegna), funding from which has supported this exhibition.

 

 

Aquí vive gente is the first exhibition of Storefront for Art and Architecture’s year-long program of exhibitions and events, Building Cycles. Founding support of Building Cycles is generously provided by Linde-Griffith Construction Company and the Graham Foundation.

 

 

 

Storefront’s programming is made possible through general support from Arup; DS+R; F.J. Sciame Construction Co., Inc.; KPF; ODA; Rockwell Group; the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council; and by Storefront’s Board of Directors, members, and individual donors.

 

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