TGIF: Arts in Bushwick Blog Digest

OMG!  OMG!  So much happened in Bushwick this week.  A roundup from the Arts in Bushwick blog covers the highlights:

Blogger Jonathan Santos introduces us to the idea of “creative stamina” at Bushwick’s newest basement arts space, the Fitness Center for Arts and Tactics, a donation-based hotbed of experimentation and genre-mixing.  Read the post and visit the space – we’re mostly sure that increasing your creative stamina won’t involve situps or pushups.  Mostly.

AiB artist Ivan Stojakovic describes his work as “industrial and ambient, primordial and futuristic” – affects that course through the song ‘Hast’ by Rammstein.  Contributor Sarah Reynolds launches a new AiB blog venture – an exploration of the music that moves Bushwick artists.

Did you miss the last week’s mixer at Fireproof?  Thanks to Lisa Skeen (that’s me!) you can meet the artists you missed and practice your social awkwardness from the comfort of your own home.  Just don’t miss the next one.

Derek Chung takes us on a quick jaunt over to Queens, with a review of the Harbor Gallery opening of “De-rezzed”.  Though it’s not *technically* Bushwick art, we think it’s work talking about.

Still haven’t had enough?  AiB has launched an interactive element – a la the Situationists – to Irina Danilova’s exhibit currently up at Active Space Gallery.  In Tracking Signals High and Low, Danilova exhibits an entire body of work which uses the number 59 to re-imagine our experience of urban psycho-geography.  Intrigued?  We invite readers to submit any question about the number 59, to which Danilova will respond.  In 59 days, 59 questions will be chosen and Danilova will provide answers to them in a 59 minute audio segment.  Submit questions to

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