New York is known for being a melting pot. Different cultures, races, religions, sexualities coming together. “BROOKLYN:JUXTAPOSITION” explores this theme of intersectionality in Brooklyn. The exhibit is a group of Brooklyn-based artists exploring what is juxtaposition. “‘… The exhibition ranges from conceptual artwork harnessing contrasting materials such as fire and water, to literal depictions of diversity within the Jewish, West Indian and Brooklynite communities in Crown Heights.”
The exhibit has several different types of media installations. There are paintings, videos and photography. The different platforms enhances the theme of all the different things Brooklyn has to offer. “Race, culture and religion: these are all familiar topics in Brooklyn, but how do we utilize art to challenge our differences to create something new, something creative and something sustainable in our community?”
The exhibit venue, Reapir the World NYC is more than just a gallery. It is an initiative to examine local needs and encouraging the community to volunteer. “We enable people to transform their neighborhoods, city and lives through meaningful service experiences, rooted in Jewish values, history and heritage.”
The exhibit will be open until August 14.