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February 2015

The Old Wooden Synagogues of Lithuania: An Artist’s Perspective by Joyce Ellen Weinstein

February 26, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Fabulous wooden synagogues that were constructed between the seventeenth century and the early twentieth century once dotted the landscape of Europe. Today fewer than 20 remain, a few in Lithuania. As an artist, Joyce Ellen Weinstein has traveled to remote Lithuanian villages to visit these structures. "The Old Wooden Synagogues of Lithuania: An Artist's Perspective" is a talk that includes photographs, original artwork inspired by them, historical documents and memories imparted by those still living near them. Articles about the…

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March 2015

A Life In Books: Multimedia Performance/Reading

March 7, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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New York, 10002 United States
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Warren Lehrer with Judith Sloan Writer/book artist and vis lit pioneer Warren Lehrer presents a multimedia performance/reading of his new "illuminated novel". Life In Books: The Rise and Fall of Bleu Mobley contains 101 books within it, all written by Lehrer's author protagonist who finds himself in prison looking back on his life and career. In this funny and thought provoking performance, Lehrer presents an overview of Bleu Mobley's life in books via many of Mobley's cover designs and other biographical…

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Vellum Projects “New Print Horizons”

March 26, 2015 @ 8:00 am - April 6, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
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New York, 10002 United States
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Organized by Stephanie Young Vellum Magazine is embarking on a Special Project, "New Print Horizons," to discover and expose artists locally, nationally and internationally to a wider audience. The project features 20 artists in an exhibit coinciding with a Special Edition of Vellum Magazine, which will travel to art fairs around the globe including Art Basel, Art Basel Miami Beach, Art Basel Hong Kong, Liste and Zona Maco Mexico.

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Art & Science panel: Excavating for Narratives

March 27, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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New York, 10002 United States
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Moderator: Kathy Aoki Whether interpreted at an archaeological site or generated from the recesses of memory and imagination, narratives arise from material culture, both real and fake.  Please join three Dig! artists (Kathy Aoki, Don Burmeister, Peter Patchen) and archaeologist Zoe Crossland for an engaging panel about archaeology and art. The panelists will share their methods of interpreting/creating signs and symbols, discuss how implied history is derived from material culture, and postulate why earnest responses to ersatz material culture may…

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April 2015

Acts of Unseeing

April 9, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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New York, 10002 United States
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Photography by Sareen Hairabedian. (2014)   Choreographer/performance artist Helanius J. Wilkins and visual artist Joyce Ellen Weinstein reunite for the creation and performance of "Acts of Unseeing" a performance art installation project that shapes and shifts notions of space and time while probing what is seen and perhaps what is not seen. A project that engages all the senses, it triggers thoughts and reflections about trust, self-sacrifice, vulnerability, passivity, courage, and power. This work comes out of combining two projects:…

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Poems, Mythological – Book Launch and Reading

April 12, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Visual Artist/Poet Marcia Scanlon will read from Poems, Mythological, the first publication of her poetry. Copies of the book will be on sale after the reading. Scanlon is moved by the exquisite limning of human experience in ancient works of Greek and Roman mythology. She uses myth to frame her response, with wit and irreverence, to modern dilemmas. Marcia Scanlon's Poems, Mythological, conjure some of the oldest voices of myth in vivifying lines. Like Pound, like H.D., like Louise Glück,…

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Scenes of the Crime

April 16, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - May 31, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Haber Space at CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow Street
New York, NY 10002 United States
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Opening Reception: Thursday, April 16, 6-8pm  Curator: Maddy Rosenberg Participating Artists: Annette Barbier, Travis Childers, Valerie Huhn, Max Marek, Christina McPhee, Adrienne Moumin, Ligorano/Reese, Joseph A.W. Quintela, Barbara Rosenthal, Alan Rosner, Simona Soare, Paul Tecklenberg, Mary Ting, Joyce Ellen Weinstein   The art of forensics and the science of crime.    

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Fusion

April 16, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - May 10, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
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New York, 10002 United States
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Curator: Joyce Weinstein Fusion provides insights into what contemporary mid-career artists are thinking about and the approaches and strategies they are using to express their ideas. While there are many mediums and styles employed, including painting, sculpture, photography drawing, collage and book arts, what fuses all the work is each artist's clear vision, born of years of thinking about and making art and the intention to communicate with the viewer. Although much of the work is subtle and complex, prompting thoughtful…

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May 2015

Art and Science Panel – CONVERSATIONS: Art and Criminology

May 1, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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New York, 10002 United States
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Mary Ting, moderator and artist, will be joined by fellow artist and catalog contributor Valerie Huhn as well as criminologist Staci Strobl, for a dialogue on the field of criminology and contemporary artists' perceptions and interpretations. Introductions and short presentations will be followed by questions and dialogue on the overlap of art and crime, understandings and misunderstandings between the disciplines. Mary Ting is a visual artist working in drawing,sculpture and installation. Solo exhibitions in the NYC area include Lambent Foundation,…

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Frontier- The Latest Work of Ken Vallario

May 14, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - May 17, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
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New York, 10002 United States
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Pop-Up Books Workshop

May 30, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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New York, 10002 United States
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An Afternoon of Playful Book Structures at CENTRAL BOOKING! Come Make Your Own Pop-ups $20 Pre-registration* / $25 at the Door What better way to spend a Saturday afternoon than making your own Pop-ups? We'll explore simple ways to add some dimension to your work. Bring collage materials, photos, prints, texts or whatever you would like to incorporate for a fun-filled afternoon of playful books with CENTRAL BOOKING's very own Maddy Rosenberg. To officially bring in the summer season, this…

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June 2015

Do Not Pass Go…Press Start

June 25, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - July 19, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Haber Space at CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow Street
New York, NY 10002 United States
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Curator: Danielle Grega Featuring work by: Miriam Ancis Marie Koo Margaret McCann Benjamin Poynter Joseph A.W Quintela John Adam Walker Games provide a distraction from the pattern of everyday life and give us the chance to utilize our skills, strengths and luck. The sculptures of Miriam Ancis recall the days of wire-and-bead toys. Joseph A. W Quintela updates the customary boggle board with LED lights. Marie Koo incorporates Chutes and Ladders into a circus while Margaret McCann's pieces show details…

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July 2015

Going Big

July 30, 2015 @ 6:00 am - August 28, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
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Curated by Susan Carr and Suzan Shutan 111 international artists with work under 12 inches square.

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August 2015

Starting Small

August 13, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - August 23, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Haber Space at CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow Street
New York, NY 10002 United States
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September 2015

Lynn Sures: Catalunya

September 9, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - September 27, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
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New York, 10002 United States
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Image: Lynn Sures, Montserrat 4, 2015. Pigmented abaca pulp painting, 47 x 69 inches First Solo Exhibition in New York! Curated by Jennifer Riddell In Catalunya, Maryland artist Lynn Sures exhibits twenty six works in her new series, "Montserrat". Catalunya is Catalonia, a region in northeast Spain. The mountain Montserrat is located there, and its imposing physical presence and cultural symbolism serve as the impetus for this new body of work. The exhibition focuses on 5 pigmented abaca pulp paintings;…

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old Tech new Tech

September 9, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - November 1, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Haber Space at CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow Street
New York, NY 10002 United States
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old Tech new Tech September 9 - November 1, 2015 Opening Reception: Thursday, September 17, 6-8pm Curator: Maddy Rosenberg Here at CENTRAL BOOKING, we have previously avoided technology exhibitions in order to concentrate on the pure sciences. But in the spirit of embracing all branches of thought and practices in the art and science realm, it seemed time to confront technology head on in various stages of its development. With this exhibition, we see the use of technology to enhance…

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October 2015

Art & Science Panel Series – Wonder and E-motion: the Aesthetic Use of Old and New Tech Media to “Move” Us

October 1, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
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New York, 10002 United States
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In this panel moderated by Deborah and Glenn Doering, DOEprojekts.org,in conjunction with the old Tech new Tech exhibition at CENTRAL BOOKING, we will explore emotional and intellectual motivations for using both old and new technologies in creating aesthetic objects and experiences.

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Then and Now

October 8, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - November 1, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
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New York, 10002 United States
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AkuaTM Inks is proud to present its second exhibition, "Then and Now." This exhibition features works from (10) selected artists, one representing their past work and one specifically created for inclusion in this exhibition.

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November 2015

Buy the Book Fair

November 5, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - November 8, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow St.
New York, 10002 United States
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After the success of its inaugural year, CENTRAL BOOKING, the Lower East Side gallery specializing in artist’s books, is bringing back Buy the Book Fair as a yearly event. As an official event of the New York Fine Art Print Week, organized by the International Fine Print Dealers Association, Buy the Book Fair features print and the artist's book, with exhibitors from around the country and the world in an intimate gallery setting.

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The Origin & Role of Consciousness in the Universe

November 15, 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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"The Origin & Role of Consciousness in the Universe" Panel Discussion and Book Launch

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Twisted Data

November 19, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - January 24, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Haber Space at CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow Street
New York, NY 10002 United States
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Misinterpretation of scientific findings seems to be a dangerous enough practice but the prevalence of beliefs in pseudo-sciences can have even a more devastating effect when they “prove” cultural prejudices. Participants: Brandstifter, Charley Friedman, Noah Fuller/Jack Tchen, Bram Harris, Todd Herman, Patricia Olynyk, Geraldine Ondrizek, Jeffrey Allen Price, Barbara Rosenthal, Rosary Solimanto, Sarah Stengle, Melissa Stern

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Figure/Ground

November 19, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - December 6, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
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New York, 10002 United States
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  Figure/Ground John Baber and Maddy Rosenberg   John Baber's recent paintings and collages reflect contemporary events, life and relationships. The exploration of painterly space and perspective is demonstrated in his portraits as he integrates real and imagined interiors. Images from the media including newspaper, vintage magazines, television and movies are brought into the picture plane. Nods to surrealism, pop, and DADA are apparent in his work; techniques of the old masters are in evidence in his painting process and…

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December 2015

Poren Huang: The Dogs Notes

December 10, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - January 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
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New York, 10002 United States
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Powen Gallery, Taiwan, presents the first New York solo exhibition of the work of noted Chinese artist Poren Huang, The Dog's Notes.

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January 2016

Humanizing the Dehumanized: the Legacy of Eugenics and the Relevance Today

January 21, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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New York, 10002 United States
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This panel will explore the legacy of Eugenics and the ways that "scientific" data has been used to justify atrocities.

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February 2016

Insecta

February 11, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - March 27, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Haber Space at CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow Street
New York, NY 10002 United States
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Opening Reception: February 11, 6-8pm The earth is teaming with microcosms of millions of crawling and flying insects, each building their own worlds while inhabiting ours. These artists reveal to us a bit of the life of these miniature neighbors of ours who exist and flourish. Their daily lives are explored through intense examination and detailed focus. Curator: Maddy Rosenberg Participants: C Bangs, Amy Berkov, Miriam Brumer, Travis Childers, Wendy DesChene + Jeff Schmuki of PlantBot Genetics, Andrea DiFiore, Anne…

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Paper Monument

February 11, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - February 21, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
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New York, 10002 United States
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Opening Reception: February 11, 6-8pm Performance: Soda, February 20, 7pm Curator: Stephanie Young Participants: Billy A.B., Marcy Brafman, D. Derek, Robyn Ellenbogen, Scott Fulmer, Daniel Herr, Jacob Hicks, Annaday Hiser, Karen Kunc, Nina Kuo, Sarah Rose Lejeune, Kurt Lightner, Christopher Manning, Becky Margonelli, Debora Oden, Tony Orrico, Jennifer Deppe Parker, Ricardo Roig, Lynn Sures, Abby Zonies The artists in Paper Monument engage in the act of creating various narratives using a material that has been in existence since the 2nd…

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Diana Wege: Nine Lives

February 11, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - March 20, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow St.
New York, 10002 United States
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Solo Exhibition

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Pablo Helguera: An Atlas of Commonplaces

February 19, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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New York, 10002 United States
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Pablo Helguera
An Atlas of Commonplaces

a notebook for artists
Jorge Pinto Books, NY 2016

Join us in a performative reading of Pablo Helguera's new book, An Atlas of Commonplaces, with excerpts read by Pablo Helguera and Laura Lona

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March 2016

Visitor to Planet Six-Legs

March 11, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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New York, 10002 United States
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This panel in collaboration with the Insecta exhibition brings together artists and entomologists to discuss the whats: what first drew their attention to their insect subjects, what they most enjoy about working with insects, and what they hope to achieve with their projects.

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SERIOUS FUN – 2nd Annual Performance Fair Fundraiser

March 18, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow St.
New York, 10002 United States
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$25

Come Celebrate with us – And support CENTRAL BOOKING!

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New Century Artists: New Awakenings

March 31, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - April 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
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New York, 10002 United States
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April 2016

(Animal, Vegetable)…Mineral

April 7, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - May 29, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Haber Space at CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow Street
New York, NY 10002 United States
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Mineralogy is a scientific discipline that catches the eye. We can all appreciate the multi- colors and forms that are firmly beneath our feet- and space exploration constantly opens up more possibilities and variations. We may admire the shine or find fascination with the richness of color or the form but it is more than a visual wonderland, beneath the surface lies clues to all our origins.

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September 2016

Talk Talk

September 7, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - October 30, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Haber Space at CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow Street
New York, NY 10002 United States
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Reception: September 22 Performance: Sunday, October 30, 4:30pm, Patrick Coyle - Babel Curator: Maddy Rosenberg In a world of sounds, the first one that travels through our consciousness is our own. We can experience the process, the vibrations, the positioning of the mouth to create sounds that communicate our desires, pain, joy. The words are not enough, the whole body gestures, all are participants to create meaning in the delivery. Participating Artists: Brandstifter, Stephanie Brody-Lederman, MJ Caselden, Catherine Clover, Elena…

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WOVEN Presents: REJECT VIOLENCE

September 7, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - October 2, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
The Library at CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow Street
New York, NY 10002 United States
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Reception September 7 6-8pm The nonprofit organization "We Oppose Violence Everywhere Now" (WOVEN) is having an opening reception at The Library at CENTRAL BOOKING.  WOVEN's goal is to end violence.  The collective employs varying methods to deter violence including community gatherings, discussion, public messages, art and media.  The REJECT VIOLENCE street ad campaign will be on display in bus terminals and phone booths throughout the five boroughs of New York City for the duration of the exhibition.  REJECT VIOLENCE:  FIND SOLUTIONS…

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Polish Impact: Ha!wangarda Festlab 2016 in New York

September 22, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - October 2, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
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New York, 10002 United States
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Liberature, Book Art, E-literature Exhibition Opening and Launch of Festlab Thursday, September 22nd, 6-8pm 7 pm, Organizers' Talk: Maddy Rosenberg, Katarzyna Bazarnik, Piotr Marecki   Ha!wangarda: Liberature, Book Art, and E-literature exhibition kicks off Polish Impact: Ha!wangarda 2016 in New York City, an international festival of avant-garde and experimental writing, organised in Krakow since 2010. The exhibition features works of liberature, book art and e-lit from Krakow Liberature Reading Room and Ha!art Publishing House. It explores how print and digital…

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October 2016

DESCENDANTS of LIGHT and MUD co-created paintings by Linda Storm & Pablo Perea

October 6, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - October 16, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
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    Opening Reception: October 6th-3p-6p Closing Reception: October 15th-3p-6p  

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TYMOTEUZ: Earth on Fire

October 20, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - October 30, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
The Library at CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow Street
New York, NY 10002 United States
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New Century Artists, Inc. Presents: Envision The Dream

October 20, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - October 30, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
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New York, 10002 United States
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The “Talk Talk” Talk

October 20, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
Haber Space at CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow Street
New York, NY 10002 United States
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Art & Science Discussion Series The "Talk Talk" Talk Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 6:30 PM Admission: $5 Moderator: Robert Zott Panelists: Suzanne Dikker, MJ Caselden, Anne Gilman   OffLINE at CENTRAL BOOKING hosts the latest panel in our Art & Science Discussion Series on Thursday, October 20 at 6:30 pm. The "Talk Talk" Talk is a panel discussion on the art & science of communication accompanying the "Talk Talk" exhibition. In a world of sounds, one of the first…

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Performance: Patrick Coyle “Babel”

October 30, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

For 'Babel', Patrick Coyle will deliver a new performance alongside his sculpture 'Babel (Milk Crates)'. Originating from an association between a stack of milk crates and the biblical description of the city of Babel, Coyle will explore different translations of the narrative and its contemporary implications using experimental compositional techniques. Patrick Coyle is a British artist working with performance, text and sculpture. He completed MFA Art Writing at Goldsmiths, University of London (2010) and BA Fine Art at Byam Shaw…

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November 2016

Buy the Book Fair 2016

November 4, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - November 6, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow St.
New York, 10002 United States
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Buy the Book Fair 2016 Preview: Friday, Nov 4, 6-9pm November 5 and 6, 12-6pm CENTRAL BOOKING, the Lower East Side gallery specializing in artist's books, has the pleasure of hosting once again the Buy the Book Fair as a yearly event in our space. As part of New York Print Week organized by the International Fine Print Dealers Association in conjunction with the Annual IFPDA Print Fair, it remains the downtown fair devoted to artist made print derived book…

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Artshare for Heartshare

November 10, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - November 20, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
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Opening Reception: November 10, 2016, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. ArtShare for HeartShare is proud to host its eighth exhibition of artwork at Central Booking. Our art is created by HeartShare program participants-children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The artists' repertoire includes drawings, paintings, collages, photographs, prints and hand-crafted jewelry. Through ArtShare, individuals with developmental disabilities have found personal expression and inclusion in the New York community, which has historically excluded their voice. With the support of lobby space…

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In Harm’s Way

November 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - January 22, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Haber Space at CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow Street
New York, NY 10002 United States
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In Harm's Way November 17-January 22, 2017 Reception: November 17, 6-8pm Curator: Maddy Rosenberg Participating Artists include: Adrienne Moumin Tammy Nguyen Margaret Craig Carolyn Oberst Larry Aarons Mary Ting C Bangs Susan Hoenig Lauren Evans Sarah Haviland Sarah Stengle Alan Rosner Ilse Schreiber-Noll Cindy Kane Robynn Smith Julia Paul

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Ornament

November 24, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - December 11, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
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Reception: Saturday Nov 26th, 6-8p Holiday Garage Sale Weekend: Dec 10-11, 12-6p This holiday season we're gearing up for a fun-filled show at OffLINE in Nov/Dec. Co-curated by Stephanie Young (Vellum Magazine) and John Coulter (Sharks Eat Meat), it will feature many different talents presenting work under 10" x 10". These parameters set the tone for the show's title which combined with the time of year pointed to the little trinkets which we hold near and dear to us during…

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December 2016

Nancy Campbell: SUDDEN SMILE QUICKLY GONE

December 1, 2016 - January 22, 2017
The Library at CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow Street
New York, NY 10002 United States
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  Nancy Campbell SUDDEN SMILE QUICKLY GONE December 1, 2016 - January 22, 2017 Gallery Closed: Dec. 19 - Jan. 4 Reception: December 8, 2016, 6-8 PM   A solo exhibition of screenprints entitled "Nancy Campbell: Sudden Smile Quickly Gone" will be presented in The Library at CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow Street, New York NY 10002 from December 1, 2016 to January 22, 2017. A reception will be held on December 8, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.   According…

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Zamler-Carhart/Rauh/Greenberg Band + Guests

December 9, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
OffLINE at CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow St
New York, 10002 United States
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OffLINE @ CENTRAL BOOKING presents: An exceptional evening of Music, Poetry and contemporary Dance, built on the artistic collaboration between composer/singer Sasha Zamler-Carhart and choreographer/dancer Ngo Thanh Phuong during their residency at the Rockefeller Estate. Sasha's improv band Zamler-Carhart/Rauh/Greenberg will perform repertoire from their European tour as well as the NYC premiere of new music based on classical Vietnamese poetry. They will be joined by choreographers Ngo Thanh Phuong and Danang Pamungkas who will dance to the poetry the band…

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ORNAMENT’S Holiday Garage Sale Weekend

December 10, 2016 - December 11, 2016
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New York, 10002 United States
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Join Us for Ornament's Holiday Garage Sale Weekend! Saturday, December 10 and Sunday, December 11 12:00 - 6:00 PM Ornament's Holiday Garage Sale Weekend will feature loosely curated tables of items normally found at backyard garage sales. Participants include Soda's Crafty Chaos, Rob's Toys, Steph's Merch and Shinobi Ninja's pop-up shop. It promises to be a great event and an opportunity to pick up a stocking stuffer or two and something nice from the Ornament exhibit.

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Slippery When Wet: Amanda Dow Thompson

December 15, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - December 23, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
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New York, 10002 United States
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Please join Causey Contemporary and host OffLINE at CENTRAL BOOKING as we celebrate artist Amanda Dow Thompson's newest creations. Amanda Dow Thompson sees her intriguing detailed, visceral, hand carved wood sculptures as odes to female strength, perseverance, and capability. Amanda sees these sculptures as a way to explore womanhood, motherhood, and the art of passing along viable facts/realities of being female in a culture that often imposes its own stereotypes or desires onto women both old and young. Come meet…

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January 2017

Us and the Animal Other: Art and Science Panel Discussion

January 13, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

  Art and Science Discussion Series "Us and the Animal Other" Friday, January 13, 2017 at 6:30 PM Admission $5 Moderator: Aviva Rahmani Panelists: Reiko Matsuda Goodwin, Susan Hoenig, Aimee Morgana, Hope Sandrow   OffLINE at CENTRAL BOOKING hosts the latest panel in our Art & Science Discussion Series on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 6:30 pm. "Us and the Animal Other" is a panel discussion on the art and science of endangered species accompanying the "In Harm's Way" exhibition.…

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Week Of Protest

January 19, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - January 22, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow St.
New York, 10002 United States
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  "WEEK OF PROTEST" A Happening at CENTRAL BOOKING January 19 - January 22, 2017   In the tradition of 'happenings' of the 1960's, CENTRAL BOOKING is holding a Week of Protest against the incoming presidential administration during our scheduled gallery hours (noon to 6:00 PM) from Thursday, January 19 through Sunday, January 22. Organized by Maddy Rosenberg, the Week of Protest encompasses a range of artwork and performances in both OffLINE at CENTRAL BOOKING and outdoors in front of…

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February 2017

The Wasteland?

February 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - March 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Haber Space at CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow Street
New York, NY 10002 United States
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The Wasteland? February 9- March 26, 2017 Reception: February 9, 6-8pm Curator: Maddy Rosenberg Participating Artists include: Aviva Rahmani Carolyn Oberst Margaret Craig Adrienne Moumin Russell Webb Nina Kuo Robert Mirek Karen Klein Barbara Rosenthal Marisa Benjamim

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Icons in Ash, Death in Art

February 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - February 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
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Curators: Maddy Rosenberg and Heide Hatry Participating artists include: Roberta Allen, Dianne Bowen, Theresa Byrnes, Kathline Carr, Jennifer Elster, Maxwell Gimblett, Heide Hatry, Richard Humann, Julia Kissina, Gregg Lefevre, Kate Millett, Jim Peters, Herbert Pföstl, Michelle Ross, Sigrid Sarda, Carolee Schneemann, Aldo Tambellini, Linda Weintraub The exhibition is devoted to a multiplicity of visual engagements with the subject of death, mounted to coincide with Hatry's Icons in Ash, which is on display at Ubu Gallery through March 7. Hatry's meditative…

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Carl Caivano

February 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - March 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
The Library at CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow Street
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The title "Translocations" comes from an astronomy dictionary and refers to relative movement from one place top another in relation to a planetary surface. In this case as one moves by these artworks, the color shifts and changes through optical mixture. Carl Caivano combines various macro- and micro-scaled elements into a single, unified expression. Influences of astronomy, subatomic particles, geographic references, cellular and mineral patterns lead him to a larger awareness of the totality of life. Manipulating meaning through juxtaposing…

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Trump Off- Not My President’s Day

February 19, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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“Icons in Ash” Book Party

February 24, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Conversations, Readings, Spoken Word Performances and Music Conversations and Readings by: Linda Weintraub, Sigrid Sarda, Jennifer Elster, Heide Hatry. Spoken Word Performances and Music by: Danielle Blau and Nora Fox, Jane LeCroy, Dusty Wright, Robert Brashear, Aimee Hermann, David Lawton, Peter Spagnuolo Linda Weintraub is a curator, educator, artist, and author of several popular books about contemporary art. Weintraub served as the Director of the Bard College museum where she curated over sixty exhibitions. She was the Henry Luce Professor of…

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March 2017

Art & Science Panel: Vanishing Green

March 2, 2017 @ 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Art and Science Discussion Series “Vanishing Green” Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 6:30 PM Admission $5 Moderator: Aviva Rahmani Panelists: Mary Mattingly, Anne Percoco, Patricia Watts, Greta Zarro   The panel is in conjunction with The Wasteland?, Part II of our Haber Space exhibitions on endangered species, with a particular focus on plant life and woodlands. The sixth extinction is affecting plants as well as animals, punching holes in all levels of the ecosystems humans depend upon for our survival.…

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Vellum Magazine Presents: NYC

March 2, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - March 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
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CENTRAL BOOKING's   Vellum Magazine is very pleased to present NYC, which will run from March 2nd to March 19th in  OffLINE at CENTRAL BOOKING. New York City has always been a melting pot of not only people but ideas, hopes and dreams. What is captured through the work of these fourteen artists is a mood that is reflective of a huge metropolis. It can be literal, metaphorical or biographical but something in the narrative shows us a glimpse of…

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April 2017

Natura Mathematica

April 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - May 28, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Haber Space at CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow Street
New York, NY 10002 United States
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Reception: April 6, 6-8pm Curator: Maddy Rosenberg Participating Artists: Cynthia Back, C Bangs, Caroline Blum, MJ Caselden, Erik Demaine and Martin Demaine, Beverly K. Duncan, Gerhild Ebel, Robyn Ellenbogen, Steven Gawoski, Susan Happersett, Amber Heaton, Jeanne Heifetz, Helena Kauppila, Lorin Roser, Martha Willette Lewis, Geraldine Ondrizek, Gerhard Mantz, Eva Mantell, Alan Rosner, Simona Soare, Sarah Stengle, Kathy Strauss, Rachael Wren

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Bonnie Ford Woit

April 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - April 30, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
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Freebird: The International Gender Free Film Festival

April 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Summer Minerva curates FREE BIRD: the intl GENDER FREEDOM film festival, a night of diverse short films featuring filmmakers and characters that identify as queer, genderqueer, gender fluid and/or transgender. The Free Bird Fest is a space that validates gender fluidity within all humans, and to create a platform for this freedom to be explored and honored.

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Benevolent Bazaar Performance Fair Fundraiser

April 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow St.
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It's time for CENTRAL BOOKING's 2017 Performance Fair Fundraiser on Wednesday, April 26, 6-9pm!

Just a $25 donation to CENTRAL BOOKING gains entrance for one to Benevolent Bazaar. For $150, it's an unlimited night of food, fun and performances just for you. And you get to support an art space like no other.

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May 2017

In Memory

May 3, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - May 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
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Opening Reception: May 6th, 3p-6p

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Art & Science Panel – Underlying Structure

May 5, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Underlying Structure Moderator: Kathy Strauss Panelists: Dr. R. Clarissa Howison, Susan Happersett, Amber Heaton, Lorin Roser According to the physicist Richard Feynman* the language Nature - or God - talks, is calculus, or more broadly, mathematics. This panel will explore some of the chapters in Nature's math book, as illuminated through the aesthetics of artists. Some artists find the Fibonacci sequence describing webs and networks, while others discover specific mathematical functions that describe growth patterns and even music. Still others…

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June 2017

Artist-Craftsmen of New York

June 1, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - June 29, 2017 @ 6:00 pm

  Opening Reception Thursday June 1st, 5p-8p.  

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July 2017

Monika Lin: “From the Bones of the Fish”

July 8, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - July 30, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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The fairy tale form is deeply entrenched in our collective psyche and exists across the globe, making it one of the most powerful image distribution systems in existence today. As a means of defining "Beauty" and the myth of its social necessity, fairy tales function on a number of different levels of which representations of race, in conjunction with gender and sexuality, are particularly problematic. Stereotypical images of impossible and specifically circumscribed physical standards are coupled with behavioral dictates which…

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August 2017

3Women 3Men

August 3, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - August 20, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
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September 2017

Plant Cure

September 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - October 29, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow St.
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In collaboration with the New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM), a project including an exhibition in Haber Space, the Library, and OffLINE with our 5 artists in residence at NYAM joined by artists whose work involves the subject of medicinal plants. Curated by Maddy Rosenberg. Artists: Cynthia Back, C Bangs, Marisa Benjamin, Gaby Berglund-Cardenas, Nancy Campbell, Donna Cleary, Margot Glass, Tessa Grundon, James Martin, Agnes Murray, Geraldine Ondrizek, Maddy Rosenberg, Susan Rostow, Lee Salomone, Sarah Stengle, Kate Temple, Mary Ting,…

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Brown Bag Artist’s Talk

September 18, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Featuring the New York Academy of Medicine Artists in Residence - C Bangs, Nancy Campbell, James Martin, Susan Rostow and Mary Ting joined by Curator Maddy Rosenberg in a lunchtime informal discussion.  Monday, September 18, 12-1pm at The New York Academy of Medicine

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October 2017

Art & Science Discussion Panel, The Roots of Plant Cure

October 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow St.
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Admission: $5 Moderator: Anne Garner, Curator, The New York Academy of Medicine Panelists: Dr. Ina Vandebroek, James Walsh, Mary Ting   New York, NY (LES): OffLINE at CENTRAL BOOKING hosts the first panel of the season in our Art & Science Discussion series on Friday, October 13 at 6pm. What is the cultural framework in which we understand medical botany? Two participating artists from the exhibition Plant Cure, along with an ethnobotanist who works with Latin and Caribbean communities in…

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Medicinal Elixirs Workshop by Jena Min

October 21, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow St.
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How can you use natural plant remedies to enhance your daily wellbeing and health? Make your own hemp elixirs and learn about the multitude of ways you can easily benefit from their therapeutic effects. This workshop will cover the basics, the not-so-basics, and we'll even send you home with a wellness goody bag!  Jena Min of Baked Joint & Co. will be discussing and demonstrating the multiple therapeutic uses of hemp and CBD, and how they interact with the body's endocannabinoid…

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Art & Sci/Tech Collector’s Club

October 27, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Tonight’s guest speakers are Dr. Greg Matloff, a leading expert in possibilities for interstellar propulsion, especially near-Sun solar sail trajectories that might enable interstellar travel, and C Bangs, whose art investigates frontier science combined with symbolist figuration and is a participant in Plant Cure.

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November 2017

Available Light

November 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - December 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
The Library at CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow Street
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Recent paintings and collages based on observed and imagined spaces in a neighborhood park, featuring work from an ongoing site-specific commission in Sacramento, California. Media Contact: Jessica Robinson at jrobin8583@gmail.com

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Garden of Earthly Delights

November 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - January 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Haber Space at CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow Street
New York, NY 10002 United States
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Opening Reception: Thursday, November 9, 6-8pm Nicole Antebi, Bitsy Bentley, Carlos Cuellar Brown, Cynthia Back, Pamela Casper, Yoon Cho, Catherine Clover/Viv Corringham, Gerhild Ebel, Leslie Fry, Anna Geerdes, Shelley Haven, Susan Hoenig, Nina Kuo/Lorin Roser, Scott McIntire, Barbara Rosenthal. Curator: Maddy Rosenberg.

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Highlights of IRIDESCENCE

November 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - November 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
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An exhibition of art holograms Presented by the Hologram Foundation (Paris) with the Center for the Holographic Arts (New York) Six artists selected through an international competition to produce new holograms. Michael Bleyenberg, Patrick Boyd, Lana Briscella, Pascal Gauchet, Setsuko Ishii, Fred Unterseher Art holograms are rare, in part due to the skills and technology involved in each piece. The artist selected include Setsuko Ishii from Japan who is known for her architectural and outdoor installations which bring nature through…

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An evening of Dance

November 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Jennifer Muller/The Works performs Blossom

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Art + Sci/Tech Collectors Club

November 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The Art and Science of Holography Dr. Martina Mrongovius, the Creative Director of the Center for the Holographic Arts will speak on the art and science of Holography. Hologram inspires new ways of thinking about composition and to captivate viewers. Yet art holograms are rare, in part due to the skills and technology involved in each piece. Mrongovius received an Honors in Applied Physics in 2004 and completed her PhD about the role of movement in encountering holographic images, through…

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Art & Science Panel

November 30, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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  Symbiotic Relationships in the Garden, Moderator: Scott McIntire Thursday, November 30, 6:30pm   Moderator: Scott McIntire Panelists: Nicole Antebi, Carlos C. Brown, Tupper Thomas Scott McIntire will lead a panel with Tupper Thomas, Carlos C. Brown, and Nicole Antebi to discuss their artistic practice in relation to gardening and organic cultivation. With sources ranging from Long Island backyards, to Brooklyn's Prospect Park, the presenters will explore the scientific, social, and mystic qualities of the greenery we choose to plant, against that which is native. The symbiosis…

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December 2017

Holiday Extravaganza

December 7, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - December 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
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Join us in this one-of-a-kind holiday shopping experience where you can find a unique and special gift for the woman, man, or children on your holiday shopping list. Enjoy the fun filled holiday fair full of special items and fun activities (that happen to be healthy, too) the CENTRAL BOOKING way! + Holiday Fair Launch Party--Thursday, December 7th, 5:00-8:00 pm + + Art+Sci/Tech Collectors Club presents Howard Bloom: Perception, Art and Science-- Friday, December 8th, 6:00-8:00 pm + + Holiday…

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Art + Sci/Tech Collectors Club

December 8, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Howard Bloom on Perception, Art and Science (Why Art and Science are One) Howard Bloom is author of The Lucifer Principle: A Scientific Expedition Into the Forces of History, Global Brain: The Evolution of Mass Mind from the Big Bang to the 21st Century, The Genius of the Beast: A Radical Re-Vision of Capitalism, The God Problem: How A Godless Cosmos Creates, How I Accidentally Started the Sixties. Co-founder: and chair, Asian Space Technology Summit; founder International Paleopsychology Project; founder…

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Holiday Artist Closing Party

December 17, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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January 2018

Sarah Plimpton: Prints & Artist’s Books

January 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - February 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
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Howard Bloom in conversation and book signing

January 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Howard Bloom and Danny Goldberg will present Bloom's new book How I Accidentally Started the Sixties   Simon Constable in Forbes says: "Make your life better reading Howard Bloom.  By any standards, Howard Bloom has achieved great things. Scientist, publicist, and author barely begin to describe it. His latest book, How I Accidentally Started The Sixties, adds mightily to the oeuvre. So great is his body of work that it would be easy for even a superbly accomplished individual to…

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Artist’s Performances

January 18, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Plant Joke Book Launch Performance Cue and Hey Game for a Prize Performers: Barbara Rosenthal, Lehman Wechselbaum, Jeffrey Cyphers Wright Based on the Plant Joke book produced by Barbara Rosenthal with contributions by Lehman and Jeff, the three will circulate and take the stage to hand out free cards with Plant Jokes (riddles) on them, and interact with crowd to guess the answers. Whoever guesses the most answers wins a set of pages from the Plant Joke Book. Desvarios (ramblings)…

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February 2018

Reading: Sarah Plimpton & Rachel Hadas

February 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Admission: $5 Sarah Plimpton was born in New York City and divides her time between New York and France. She attended Smith College, Harvard Medical School and Pratt Institute in Manhattan. She works in several media; oil painting, printmaking, and artists' books, and is also a poet. Two Galleries show her work on a regular basis - June Kelly in New York and Ute Barth in Zurich. Her poems have been published in the Denver Quarterly, the New York Review of…

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Fossil Tales

February 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - March 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Haber Space at CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow Street
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  Reception: Thursday, February 8th, 6-8pm  Curator: Maddy Rosenberg Participating Artists: Desirée Alvarez, Doug Beube, Yoon Cho, Ursula Clark, Deborah Doering/Glenn Doering, Gerhild Ebel, Steven Gawoski, Shelley Haven, Liz Hubler, Frank Ippolito, Sue Karnet, Nina Kuo/Lorin Roser, Patricia Olynyk, Maddy Rosenberg, Marilyn R. Rosenberg, Barbara Rosenthal, Alan Rosner, Sarah Stengle, Kathy Strauss, Lynn Sures  

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A Valentine to CENTRAL BOOKING

February 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - February 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
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A gallery promoting experimentation where art meets science is both rare and valued by many inspired by art that strives to move beyond commercialism. Exchange of ideas as well as virtuosity and experimentation became a platform for engaging art/science panels, performances and activism politically and culturally.   In this spirit, Farhana Akhter recounts the continuous dialogue among earth, sky, universe and all interconnected living creatures: a universal dialogue of deep understanding. C Bangs explores the archetype of the Green Man, male archetype…

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Art + Sci/Tech Collectors Club

February 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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SETI: an exploration of scale with Scott Guerin SETI (the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) is increasingly in the news given recent exoplanet discoveries, the large object Oumuamua which passed through our solar system from interstellar space, and the Breakthrough projects which listen and look for evidence of technological civilizations. Guerin will present and discuss a series of 3D virtual models and animations which he has developed to explore the Fermi Paradox, possible communication strategies, and the staggering scale of interstellar…

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March 2018

Margot Niederland: Assemblages

March 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Art + Science Panel

March 2, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$5

Friday, March 2nd, 2018 @6:30-8:30 An Imperfect Messenger   Moderator: Frank Ippolito Panelists: Nina Kuo, Lorin Roser, Carl Mehling, Shelley Haven Time travelers from an alien world, fossils have passed through hell and back again to arrive into our hands an imperfect messenger. Whether they are shells emerging from an ancient sandstone shore, insects frozen within hardened amber, minute impressions of leaf remains sitting delicately in silt-turned-cement, or the bones of massive beasts weathering out of a desert highway cut, fossils survive…

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The Telltale Project

March 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - April 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
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The Telltale Project March 8-25, 2018 TellTale Project Podcast  Digital Archive from Tranistory Museum of Pfyn The Telltale Project is an exhibition in the OffLINE space, featuring the Transitory Museum of Pfyn. It will show art works by Swiss artists Alex Meszmer / Reto Mueller and Mark Staff Brandl consisting of a wall installation arrangement concerning the problems of the tales of art history by Brandl, and installations that relate stories about "Heimat/homeland" by Meszmer/Mueller; accompanied by artist talks and…

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The Telltale Project Event

March 15, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Tales from a village, the Titanic and 6000 years Installation from Swiss artists Alex Meszmer /Reto Mueller and Mark Staff Brandl Stories and history have been the center of Alex Meszmer and Reto Mueller's art for years. The center of origin and vital reference point for the artists is the village of Pfyn and the house where the two artists reside; the house itself was built on the remains of the foundations of the ancient city walls of the Roman…

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April 2018

Past & Future – Performance/Party

April 4, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
CENTRAL BOOKING, 21 Ludlow St.
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Say goodbye to 21 Ludlow St! Say hello to CENTRAL BOOKING's latest transformation over 9 years! Part a night of performance, written especially for CENTRAL BOOKING by Alyson Pou, and celebratory party that also doubles as a fundraiser to help CENTRAL BOOKING into the next step. Come for one, come for both! Buy tickets here Doors open at 6:30pm 7pm Performance: Galileo's Finger and the Case of the Mysterious Lenticular Glass Part 1 and 2 Conceived and Written by Alyson…

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March 2019

Manhattan Fine Press Book Fair

March 4, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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October 2019

Editions/Artist’s Book Fair

October 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - October 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
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March 2020

Art + Science Panel

March 3, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Watch on Panel Youtube The collaboration of CENTRAL BOOKING with the Brooklyn Botanic Garden on the project Plant Cure/Brooklyn continues with the opening of the exhibition of the five visual artists-in-residence, Desirée Alvarez, Agnes Murray, Maddy Rosenberg, Amanda Thackray, and James Walsh in the Conservatory Gallery. The exhibition focuses on the artwork produced and a selection of the research materials used by the artists during their residencies. An art and science roundtable opens both the exhibition and the spring season…

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Art on Paper Fair

March 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - March 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

March 5 - 8, 2020 Visit us at booth G04   Preview Thursday, March 5: 6-10pm   Friday, March 6: 11am-7pm Saturday, March 7: 11am-7pm Sunday, March 8: 12-6pm ============================ Featured Artists: Desirée Alvarez C Bangs Don Burmeister Margaret Craig DOEprojekts, Deborah Adams Doering/Glenn N. Doering Anne Gilman Susan Happersett Martha Hayden Eunkang Koh Despo Magoni Maddy Rosenberg Susan Rostow Lynn Sures Dasha Ziborova

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April 2020

Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival

April 25, 2020 - April 26, 2020

Event cancelled due to COVID-19 For more information

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October 2020

Editions/Artist’s Book Fair    

October 24, 2020 @ 11:00 am - October 28, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

 

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Homecoming Harvest Festival

October 25, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join artist Susan Rostow for a workshop on animating nature! For more information

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February 2021

2021 Contemporary Artists’ Books Conference (CABC)

February 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

  Content through Structure: the Critical Focus on the Artist’s Book as Object  Feb 27, 12:00 pm Maddy Rosenberg is moderating, with art critic John Haber and artists Pablo Helguera, Miriam Schaer and Mary Ting also participating. With an artist’s book, content and form are interwoven. This panel will provide critical focus to the artist’s book as object, its place within the art world and the constructs of language around it. You can still watch it on The Center for…

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