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Future Phenomena in the Brooklyn Rail

Kyle Leighton wrote a great piece about Amanda Browder and Future Phenomena for the Brooklyn Rail.  Read it here!

Also a BIG thank you to all of our supporters who have helped us out at sewing events, donated fabric, and made a contribution at our Kickstarter campaign.

Stay tuned for details about the weekend-long celebration for the installation of the piece in June!

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Community Sewing Date #3!

We’re almost there!  During the past two sewing events surrounding Amanda Browder’s Future Phenomena, our upcoming public art installation, the North Brooklyn community has donated, cut, and sewn hundreds of yards of fabric.  Thank you, thank you, thank you!  Help us with our final push to the finish by joining us at our third sewing event this Saturday!

Amanda and NbPac are hosting Community Sewing Date #3 this Saturday, May 1st from 2-5pm at Gymnasium of Saints Joseph and Dominic Catholic Academy, 140 Montrose Ave., Bushwick, Brooklyn.

No sewing skills necessary.  We’ll be sorting, cutting, measuring and having fun.  Drop in for two minutes or two hours! Fabric donations welcome!

For further information, press, and pictures of past sewing events, please  email us at northbrooklynpublicart@gmail.com.

Lend your support for Future Phenomena on Kickstarter and receive a limited edition artwork!

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Future Phenomena in the New York Daily News!

Check out Amanda Browder and Future Phenomena in the New York Daily News from this past Tuesday!  Elizabeth Lazarowitz talks to Amanda and NbPac’s own Ciara, as well as some participants from the first sewing event (the second is this Sunday!), about the project.

Arty Sew & Sews Dress Up Bldg

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Community Sewing Event #2: This Sunday

Join Amanda and NbPac for Community Sewing Date #2 this Sunday, April 18th at Lutheran Church of the Messiah, 129 Russell Street, Greenpoint, Brooklyn from 2-5 pm.

No sewing skills necessary.  We’ll be sewing, sorting, cutting, measuring and having fun.  Drop in for two minutes or two hours!

We need fabric! If you want to donate fabric but can’t make it to a sewing event, contact Anne Palermo at anne.palermo@gmail.com.  Put “NbPac Fabric” in your email header.

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Donor Story!

A Future Phenomena donor tells the story of her fabric donated to be part of Amanda Browder’s chevron-patterned artwork, coming to North Brooklyn in May.

Thank you to all for your support, whether donating fabric, sewing with us, or pledging as little as $10 on our Kickstarter page!

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First Sewing Event

Our first sewing event for Future Phenomena took place on Saturday and was a huge success- we sewed over 850 feet (!) of donated fabric! Those of you who couldn’t make it but still want to help should save the date for our next sewing event, taking place on April 18th at 129 Russell Street in Greenpoint.

Thanks for your continued support of Amanda Browder and Future Phenomena!

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Video of Future Phenomena artist Amanda Browder on Kickstarter

Check out the video of artist Amanda Browder at work on Future Phenomena at the recently launched Kickstarter campaign for the project!  You can be a part of this new public artwork for North Brooklyn by pledging to help Amanda and NbPac cover costs associated with the installation, and attending our first sewing event for Future Phenomena tomorrow at noon!

Donate as little as $10 and receive a swatch of the final Chevron pattern.  Visit Kickstarter to find out more about donor levels and limited edition artwork!

You can also lend your support by joining us at the first of three sewing events to fabricate the Chevron pattern with Amanda. We will be sewing tomorrow, March 27th, from noon until 4pm at St. Cecilia’s Convent, located at 21 Monitor Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

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