Vanessa Hock

14 Publications
A Look Into the ‘East Williamsburg’ Debate

A Look Into the ‘East Williamsburg’ Debate

The neighborhood is called Williamsburg, East Williamsburg or Bushwick, depending on who you ask.

Film, Film, & More Film: A 24-Hour Film Vending Machine Opens In Bushwick

Film, Film, & More Film: A 24-Hour Film Vending Machine Opens In Bushwick

Photographers around the city are descending on Troutman street for their rapid film needs.

A Bushwick Gallery Wants To Break The Art World

A Bushwick Gallery Wants To Break The Art World

A new arts platform called Paradice Palase wants to sell art for under $800 and ‘wearable art’ for even less

A Ridgewood Artist Is Selling Social Justice In A Box

A Ridgewood Artist Is Selling Social Justice In A Box

Targeting kids north of kindergarten, Alva Calymayor puts together coloring books, playing cards and art boxes to teach children about social justice

Elsewhere’s House Photographer Shoots The Streets

Elsewhere’s House Photographer Shoots The Streets

Inspired by the Mexico border, Bushwick photographer Luis Nieto Dickens profiles a city emptied by the pandemic

Bushwick Biking Activist Fights Racism In Chinatown

Bushwick Biking Activist Fights Racism In Chinatown

‘Safewalks’ for the whole city, Peter Kerre says

25% Is Not Enough: Bars Go To Court To Demand Half-Capacity Amid Pandemic

25% Is Not Enough: Bars Go To Court To Demand Half-Capacity Amid Pandemic

Ariel De Souza Brings Moments of Non-Binary Experience To Paradice Palase

Ariel De Souza Brings Moments of Non-Binary Experience To Paradice Palase

The Bushwick painter and photographer’s latest show ‘dives into the sacredness within the trans experience.’

State Sens. Go Gaming With Constituents

State Sens. Go Gaming With Constituents

The Wonderville arcade is set to host a Twitch livestream of the multiplayer video game Among Us. Playing this time: state senators Alessandra Biaggi and Julia Salazar.

A Bushwick Biking Activist Has A Plan To Make Stations Safer

A Bushwick Biking Activist Has A Plan To Make Stations Safer

In response to the flurry of subway attacks, a volunteer group is gathering on Instagram to offering some cover

Brooklyn Bars Sue Cuomo For Millions

Brooklyn Bars Sue Cuomo For Millions

Local bars and restaurants say the last year of inconsistent COVID restrictions have cost them big

A Photo Reflection On The Black Lives Matter Movement Of 2020

A Photo Reflection On The Black Lives Matter Movement Of 2020

Papergirl Brooklyn is Revisualizing Walls to Highlight Cultural Values and Social Issues

Papergirl Brooklyn is Revisualizing Walls to Highlight Cultural Values and Social Issues

Local Organization to Unveil a New Mural and Raise Funds for Bushwick Mutual Aid this Labor Day

Local Organization to Unveil a New Mural and Raise Funds for Bushwick Mutual Aid this Labor Day