Welcome to the Gowanus Upside Down: The Vanderbilt Republic Returns with ‘Obscura/Gowanus II’

Obscura / Gowanus II from The Vanderbilt Republic on Vimeo. When it comes to the Gowanus skyline, George Del Barrio and Ashton Worthington may very well be the urban topographical experts. For years, they've had an opportunity to zoom in on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, the recycling plant on the Gowanus Canal, and the elevated Smith–9th … Continue reading Welcome to the Gowanus Upside Down: The Vanderbilt Republic Returns with ‘Obscura/Gowanus II’

the people movers

With Precision And Sustenance, The People Movers Celebrate Their 5th Anniversary

Five years goes by fast. Creative Director Kate Ladenheim and her contemporary dance company The People Movers haven't wasted a moment of it. The company's crisp and precise aesthetic was on display earlier this month as they celebrated their fifth anniversary at The Gowanus Loft. Both elegant and earthy, the dancers and their supporters gathered … Continue reading With Precision And Sustenance, The People Movers Celebrate Their 5th Anniversary

RESIST sign

Powerful ‘RESIST’ Sign Illuminates Gowanus Building For Straphangers And Neighbors Alike

6 simple letters. 6 simple windows. 7 simple words. Volumes of complexity. When it comes to the minds and technical acumen of photographer Ashton Worthington and curator/producer/visual artist George Del Barrio, nothing should come as much of a surprise anymore. Walk along 9th Street just east of the Gowanus Canal at night, and you'll see a crisp, … Continue reading Powerful ‘RESIST’ Sign Illuminates Gowanus Building For Straphangers And Neighbors Alike