There wasn’t all that much information about this year’s Bushwick Open Studios on the Arts in Bushwick website until the end of the week, so it was hard to know what was most exciting to check out. That allowed me to meander around, but I couldn’t help feeling some FOMO knowing I’d only see a fraction of the 200 participating art studios.

I had seen some photos on Instagram of what seemed like large illuminated jellyfish; once I tracked down Shih Chieh Huang’s “Reusable Universe,” it was one of my favorite pieces of the weekend. Julie Gratz’s augmented reality prints also blew my mind: If you downloaded a free app and held your phone in front of her beautiful prints, they became a fully animated piece complete with sound. The future of art is here and it’s on our phones as well as on the wall.

In addition to all the art, House of Yes hosted a block party outside with a Polaroid photo booth, arts and crafts vendors, and more. Click through the slideshow to see all the highlights.

Tim Kent's “Dark Pools and Data Lakes,” large oil paintings of shadowy looking figures and sharp angles.

Tim Kent's “Dark Pools and Data Lakes,” large oil paintings of shadowy looking figures and sharp angles.

L train brass band parading in front of Pine Box Rock Shop.

L train brass band parading in front of Pine Box Rock Shop.

Caroline Cox, “Look Around, ‘Round, ‘Round, ‘Round,” built from microfilament and crystal balls draped from the ceiling across the walls.

Caroline Cox, “Look Around, ‘Round, ‘Round, ‘Round,” built from microfilament and crystal balls draped from the ceiling across the walls.

Caroline Cox, “Look Around, ‘Round, ‘Round, ‘Round,” built from microfilament and crystal balls draped from the ceiling across the walls.

Caroline Cox, “Look Around, ‘Round, ‘Round, ‘Round,” built from microfilament and crystal balls draped from the ceiling across the walls.

(Photos: Alix Piorun)

(Photos: Alix Piorun)

(Photos: Alix Piorun)

(Photos: Alix Piorun)

Lena Viddo's large paintings of women and animals in vaguely sexual positions, looking enticing but also absurd.

Lena Viddo's large paintings of women and animals in vaguely sexual positions, looking enticing but also absurd.

"Wiggle Room," a fun group show with Adam Frezza & Terri Chiao, Chiaozza, Eric Simmons, Ryan Patrick Martin, featured lots of super bright, neon colors reminiscent of early '90s graphics.

Rachel Lee Hovnanian's

Rachel Lee Hovnanian's "The Women’s Trilogy" involved writing something on a plaster soap bar and then smashing it. The artist spoke about getting caught up in social media and sometimes feeling inadequate because of it; she created this room to smash those notions.

Rachel Lee Hovnanian's

Rachel Lee Hovnanian's "The Women’s Trilogy."

Rachel Lee Hovnanian's

Rachel Lee Hovnanian's "The Women’s Trilogy."

@dubpixel, @doctor_light and @chasev created robotic and light art that you could interact with, or press buttons to start, stop, or change the sound.

@dubpixel, @doctor_light and @chasev created robotic and light art that you could interact with, or press buttons to start, stop, or change the sound.

Shih Chieh Huang's

Shih Chieh Huang's "Reusable Universe," made really cool light up sculptures that used fans to inflate thin clear plastic “arms” or “antennae” as they moved

Shih Chieh Huang's

Shih Chieh Huang's "Reusable Universe."

Shih Chieh Huang's

Shih Chieh Huang's "Reusable Universe."

Shih Chieh Huang's

Shih Chieh Huang's "Reusable Universe."

Mona Kamal made over 200 origami boats.

Mona Kamal made over 200 origami boats.

(Photos: Alix Piorun)

(Photos: Alix Piorun)

(Photos: Alix Piorun)

(Photos: Alix Piorun)

(Photos: Alix Piorun)

(Photos: Alix Piorun)

(Photos: Alix Piorun)

(Photos: Alix Piorun)

(Photos: Alix Piorun)

(Photos: Alix Piorun)

Claudia Vieira used masking tape to make one continuous line, over 2,700 feet long

Claudia Vieira used masking tape to make one continuous line, over 2,700 feet long

Animator Julie Gratz created augmented reality prints. Holding an app in front of the image showed a full animation of the print with sound.

Animator Julie Gratz created augmented reality prints. Holding an app in front of the image showed a full animation of the print with sound.

Sound bath outside of Absurd Conclave.

Sound bath outside of Absurd Conclave.

Jefferson Street art block party with House of Yes.

Jefferson Street art block party with House of Yes.

Jefferson Street art block party with House of Yes.

Jefferson Street art block party with House of Yes.

Jefferson Street art block party with House of Yes.

Jefferson Street art block party with House of Yes.

Kelly McCafferty's large pieces seemed like something out of the thick scrapbooks on a nearby table, except they were made with yarn pieces, beads, tiny toys, pins, etc.  Her desk area, shown here, was more of a 3D version of her wall hangings.

Kelly McCafferty's large pieces seemed like something out of the thick scrapbooks on a nearby table, except they were made with yarn pieces, beads, tiny toys, pins, etc. Her desk area, shown here, was more of a 3D version of her wall hangings.

Artists knitted pigeons and cupcake crafts during an art block party on Grattan Street.

Artists knitted pigeons and cupcake crafts during an art block party on Grattan Street.

(Photos: Alix Piorun)

(Photos: Alix Piorun)

Yuki Okamoto's collection of nail art consisted of very intricate paintings on fake nails.

Yuki Okamoto's collection of nail art consisted of very intricate paintings on fake nails.

Radio Free Brooklyn host Dr. Lisa Levy (Miss Subways 2017) gave free advice on her therapist’s couch in front of a gallery.

Radio Free Brooklyn host Dr. Lisa Levy (Miss Subways 2017) gave free advice on her therapist’s couch in front of a gallery.

Phil Buehler's

Phil Buehler's "Nogales," shot on the border of Arizona and Mexico, was a large photographic velodrome you could walk into. The life-sized panoramic image almost fully envelops you.

Annette Le.

Annette Le.

(Photos: Alix Piorun)

(Photos: Alix Piorun)

(Photos: Alix Piorun)

(Photos: Alix Piorun)

(Photos: Alix Piorun)

(Photos: Alix Piorun)