Time In Kids and Brian Alfred: Selections from Millions Now Living Will Never Die!!!



Time In Kids and Brian Alfred: Selections from Millions Now Living Will Never Die!!! | Time In Children's Arts Initiative

April 11 - May 6, 2018

One Brooklyn Bridge Park (waterfront side of 360 Furman Street between Piers 5 + 6)
Brooklyn, NY
generously donated by a partnership of RAL Companies, Vanke US and Oliver's Realty Group

Nearest Trains: R, 4, 5, 2, 3
Ferry service to Pier 6: NYC Ferry South Brooklyn Route

Open Hours: 
Wednesday, April 11, 9:30am - 1:30pm
Thursday, April 12, 11am - 5pm
Friday, April 13, 11am - 5pm
Tuesday, April 17, 9:30am - 2pm
Wednesday, April 18, 9:30am - 2pm
Thursday, April 19, 11 - 5pm
Hours vary by week, additional times to be announced.
Exhibited works on view 24/7, through window.

 

The Time In Children’s Arts Initiative is proud to present selections from Brian Alfred's Millions Now Living Will Never Die!!! Originally presented in 2008 at Haunch of Venison, Berlin, and later at Haunch of Venison, New York, Millions Now Living will Never Die!!! is a stunning collection of 333 painted portraits: iconic figures and friends who informed and influenced Alfred's creative practice, from musicians and architects to politicians and writers.

Brian, a long-time supporter of Time In’s work — and a dad — will be joining Time In for a reception and community workshops for children. Stay tuned for details!

About Time In Children's Arts Initiative
The Time In Children’s Arts Initiative has worked, since 2006, to transform the lives and learning of New York City’s youngest and most at-risk public school children. An awardee of the renowned Maxine Greene Foundation for its groundbreaking work in arts-education, supported by the New York Community Trust, Bloomberg Philanthropies,The Catalog for Giving and other notable funders, Time In’s powerful aesthetic, intellectual and social-emotional programming provides a clear antidote to the debilitating inequities that children living in high-risk, chronically impoverished communities struggle with daily.

Now an ongoing part of a normal school day for hundreds of New York’s most disadvantaged public elementary school children, Time In recreates the New York Magazine Best of NY HiArt! program, which for 20 years has served the children of some of the world’s most privileged families -- from David Bowie and Hugh Jackman to Rupert Murdoch and Mort Zuckerman - as well as in residencies at The Hollingworth Center for Gifted Education (Teacher's College), and the Speyer Legacy School for exceptionally gifted children.

Beginning with 30 kindergarteners from Harlem's failing Family Academy in 2006, Time In was founded on the belief that life-long learners and leaders emerge not from punitive time outs, but from effective participation in the real world. Every child, regardless of socio-economic background, is entitled to a thoughtfully crafted, arts-enriched education in which each individual child’s talents and needs are recognized, and the support for greater creativity, intelligence, self-esteem and a brighter, better future is more than just a promise.

About Brian Alfred
Brian Alfred has had numerous solo exhibitions nationally and internationally. A selection of his important solo exhibitions include Future Shock, Miles McEnery, New York; Techno Garden, Maho Kubota Gallery, Tokyo, Japan; New Animations, Hezi Cohen Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel; Beauty in Danger, Salon 94 Video Wall, New York, NY; It’s Already the End of the World, Frist Center for Visual Art, Nashville, TN and at Haunch of Venison, New York, NY; Majic Window, Studio La Città, Verona, Italy; Millions Now Living Will Never Die!!!, Haunch of Venison, Berlin, Germany; and Global Warmings, SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan, among others.

The artist's work may be found in the permanent collections of many internationally renowned institutions including The Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, TX; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY.

Brian Alfred lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.


For further information, please check Time In's website at http://timeinkids.org/ or contact Time In at hiart29@earthlink.net. They can also be followed on Instagram.

 

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