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FACE TO FACE: Environmental Portrait Collage | Civic Art Lab

July 31, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm


In this workshop, participants will create site-based self portrait collages using mindfulness-oriented portrait-drawing and collage techniques to document the aesthetics and social climate of the LES and the East Village.

Zoey Hart and Christopher Spinozzi are Brooklyn-based visual artists, educators, and coordinators of FacetoFace:Brooklyn.

This workshop is a part of Civic Art Lab.

Civic Art Lab (2016) is the second iteration of the project, designed as a pop-up gallery and workshop space in the East Village at Avenue C & 7th Street. The lab will be hosted in partnership with Marc Norov and the Creations Gallery, a mixed-use community pop-up space, adjacent to a community-based bike repair shop. Our programming will continue to be free of cost, produced by volunteer artists, designers, and teachers who lead investigations into diverse themes such as: creative re-use; urban agriculture; sustainable architecture; health & well-being, and environmental justice, to name a few.  

Civic Art Lab is hosted by GreenspaceNYC (, a non-profit collaborative that develops and curates free educational programming, hands-on workshops, and public design projects that encourage dialogue, enliven public spaces, and promote the future of more equitable and sustainable cities.

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Co-Directors / GREENSPACENYC + Civic Art Lab: Laura Scherling, Jeff Kasper
Organizers: Dan Horn, Grace Johnson, Sofya Penrose, Marcus Wilford
Sponsors: Creations Gallery, Material for the Arts (NYC Office of Cultural Affairs), ORLI




Creations Gallery Pop Up
89 Avenue C
New York, NY 10009 United States
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