On Saturday, August 28, the Bushwick Collective, a local street art group, hosted its 10th annual summer block party. This year’s event featured an array of art made by New York street artists, food trucks, clothing vendors and more than two dozen live performances, including a set by Ghostface Killah from Wu-Tang Clan. 

The party was put together by Joe Ficalora, the Bushwick native who founded the Collective in 2012 as a way of coping with the loss of his mother. Since its start, the Bushwick Collective has helped shape Bushwick into one of the world’s biggest street art destinations. 

Check out some shots from the party. 


Joe Ficalora, the Bushwick native who founded the Collective at the Block Party.
Joe Ficalora, the Bushwick native who founded the Collective, at the Block Party. Photo: © Rafael Fuchs

Crowd at the Bushwick Collective Block Party.
Crowd at the Bushwick Collective Block Party. Photo: © Rafael Fuchs

"Divine Everlasting" with his pet reptile "Michelangelo" at the Bushwick Collective Block Party.
“Divine Everlasting” with his pet reptile “Michelangelo” at the Bushwick Collective Block Party. Photo: Greg Moreno

Ghostface Killah performs at the Bushwick Collective Block Party.
Ghostface Killah performs at the Bushwick Collective Block Party. Photo: © Rafael Fuchs

An artist from Bushwick Lolifes works a piece at the Bushwick Collective Block Party
An artist from Bushwick Lolifes works a piece at the Bushwick Collective Block Party. Photo: Greg Moreno

Alberta prepares food for the crowd at the Bushwick Collective Block Party.
Alberta prepares food for the crowd at the Bushwick Collective Block Party. Photo: Greg Moreno

Biz Markie piece featured at the Bushwick Collective Block Party.
Biz Markie piece featured at the Bushwick Collective Block Party. Photo: © Rafael Fuchs

An onlooker watches a performance at the Bushwick Collective Block Party
An onlooker watches a performance at the Bushwick Collective Block Party. Photo: Greg Moreno

Termanology performs at the Bushwick Collective Block Party.
Termanology performs at the Bushwick Collective Block Party. Photo: Greg Moreno

Featured image: © Rafael Fuchs

Body images: © Rafael Fuchs & Greg Moreno

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