Brooklyn College MFA Show Re-opens this Wednesday, May 24 in Dumbo
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Re-open Censored Exhibition
Exhibition features works from ‘Plan B’ and new works made in response to the
shuttering of original show
Exhibition Dates: May 24 - June 16, 2006 at 70 Washington Street, Brooklyn, NY
Opening Reception: Wednesday, May 24, 6-9pm, with Live Performance
NEW YORK (May 22, 2006) Brooklyn College MFA students are pleased to announce the re-opening of their 2006 Brooklyn College MFA thesis exhibition, originally censored by NYC officials, entitled Plan B Prevails.
The exhibition will take place at 70 Washington Street, in Dumbo, Brooklyn, from
May 24 - June 16, 2006. The opening reception will be held on May 24, from 6 to 9 pm.
Artists in the show include: Carla Aspenberg, Jill Auckenthaler, John Avelluto, Zoe Cohen, David Davron, Susan C. Dessel, Carl James Ferrero, Carrie Fucile, Pamela Gordon, Yejin Jun, Diane Kosup, Marni Kotak, Augusto Marin, Akiko Mori, Christopher Moss, Sarah Phillips, Megan Piontkowski and Tamas Veszi.
The student show, originally mounted at the Brooklyn War Memorial, was shut down on Thursday, May 4, 2006, just one day after it opened, by Brooklyn Borough Parks Commissioner, Julius Spiegel, who deemed the work not “appropriate for families.”
On Friday, May 19, 2006 students regained possession of their work. They are busily preparing to reopen the show in 6,000 square feet of space donated by Two Trees Development in Dumbo. In addition to works previously exhibited at the War Memorial, Plan B Prevails will unveil new works make in response to the shuttering of the original show.
Plan B Prevails is located at 70 Washington Street in Brooklyn, New York, entrance located on Front Street. The exhibit is free to the public and is open Wednesday through Sunday from May 24 to June 16, 2006 from 12 to 6 pm or by appointment at Brooklynmfa@gmail.com. Take the F to York Street or the A/C to High Street.
For more information about the exhibition visit http://planbprevails.com. For updates on the continuing story of Plan B and Plan C visit http://plancensored.blogspot.com.