Bushwick in Time

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Art: Bushwick in Time, Part 2 “Elevations: an Exploration in Structure”

Christina Cassone at right, the current "Bushwick in Time" artist in residence (Photo courtesy of The Hollows)

Christina Cassone at right, the current “Bushwick in Time” artist in residence (Photo courtesy of The Hollows)

This Bushwick-based residency at The Hollows, called Bushwick in Time, brings together artists from abroad and close to home for a discussion and creative exploration of the myriad changes happening in this neighborhood.

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A ‘Quite Unorthodox’ Artists Residency Puts Bushwick into Global Perspective

 Piril Gunduz (Photo: Nicole Disser)

Piril Gunduz (Photo: Nicole Disser)

I had a hard time believing I was in the right place, what with shattered glass scattered everywhere and the absence of a sign. I’ve been to a few galleries in my day, but none that looked like a party house from the outside. I was just about to turn around when a woman with neon yellow streaks in her dark hair, swung open the old door and invited me into the dark-red brick building’s castle-like space. Piril Gunduz– the founder of this Bushwick art space, The Hollows– apologized for the broken window downstairs. “What happened?” I wondered. She shrugged. Strange, but it was actually broken windows at a brand new development next door that inspired Piril to curate an ongoing program called Bushwick in Time.

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