On the occasion of Norte Maar’s relocation to Cypress Hills / East New York, Co-Founders Jason Andrew and Julia K. Gleich sat down with Bedford + Bowery reporter Nichole Disser to discuss their move from Bushwick and the opportunities to facilitate more art in Cypress Hills / East New York.
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It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our dear friend Fern Dog.
Norte Maar, the innovative arts organization that played an integral role in creating the vibrant Bushwick arts scene, is relocating to the Cypress Hills area of East New York.
Bushwick, Brooklyn – Norte Maar is pleased to participate in the 2015 Arts in Bushwick annual Bushwick Open Studios and Arts Festival. A cultural phenomenon, BOS2015 takes place Friday, June 5 – Sunday, June 7, 2015 and includes over 500 individual studios, shows, and exhibitions involving thousands of artists. This free event invites visual artists, performers, musicians, designers, and the public to celebrate creative expression in one of the most vital arts districts in the world.
On April 9, 2015, Journalist David Levesley interviewed composer/pianist Elizabeth Myers in advance of the premiere of her new music/dance collaboration with choreographer Julia K. Gleich. Their collaboration a featured performance in Norte Maar’s CounterPointe3.
Bushwick, Brooklyn – Artist Carlton Scott Sturgill brings an ambitious site specific installation featuring hundreds of handmade roses to Norte Maar for Bushwick Open Studios, June 6 + 7, 2015.
Continuing its dedication to the literary arts, Norte Maar is please to announce the publication of two new literary volumes feature the collaboration between writers and visual artists. A Modicum of Mankind: new short stories by John Talbird with illustrations by Leslie Kerby. and Tobacco Hour: collaboration between poet Dara Mandle and artist Brece Honeycutt. A reading and book signing will be held at Luhring Augustine Bushwick (25 Kinckerbocker Avenue, Bushwick) on Sunday, April 19 at 4pm. Seated is first come basis. On view at Luhring Augustine: Philip Taaffe, new paintings.
Coming this April, Norte Maar in collaboration with Brooklyn Ballet presents CounterPointe, the annual curated performance series featuring women choreographers making new work on pointe. CounterPointe is an annual performance series dedicated to presenting the latest experimental, innovative, risk-taking choreography that shows a depth of investment in ballet by women dance makers working with the pointe shoe. Investigating new and old territory the series highlights new work, opening up discussion, and creating a forum for women, young or old, emerging or established, to take risks.
Norte Maar and Microscope Gallery collaborate to present and evening of Burckhardt Films at Microscope Gallery (1329 Willoughby Avenue, Brooklyn), Saturday, March 21 at 7:30pm. The series will feature the world premiere of Jacob Burckhardt’s film Happy Holi, shot in Sri Lanka capturing a vibrant dance party celebrating the Hindu Holi festival of colors. The evening will also feature a 1955 film by Rudy Burckhardt as well as film of Edith Schloss, the subject of a major retrospective now on view at Sundaram Tagore Gallery, leading a tour of her apartment where she vividly describes her own paintings, her career and her vast knowledge of American and European art history and mythology, past and present.
Headlining Norte Maar’s big Beat Nite after party will be light installation by Brooklyn based artist Julia Sinelnikova. Say hello to Heath at the door grab a beer from Brooklyn Brewery then enjoy Julia’s elaborate light installations inspired by supernatural imagery while you dance the night away to the tunes of DJ jojoSOUL Julia’s installation will remain on view at the Vazquez (93 Forrest Street) for Armory Weekend, Saturday, March 7 and Sunday, March 8, 2-7pm.
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