Working Alternatives: Breaking Bread, Art Broadcasting, and Collective Action

Terri Smith

Franklin Street Works presents the original exhibition Working Alternatives: Breaking Bread, Art Broadcasting, and Collective Action, on view from October 27, 2012 – January 13, 2013. The exhibition looks at three threads of alternative art space histories and examines how engaged, inclusive strategies are still being used to break down perceived barriers between contemporary art and its audiences. The themes … Read More

E.S.P. TV Filming

Terri Smith

Franklin Street Works is excited to announce that E.S.P. TV, ( an analog-based broadcast group in New York City, is taping their latest episode at our space Saturday, November 10, from 3-7 pm. The free, public event will include experimental sound, video, and performance artists from New York and Connecticut. The episode will be filmed in front of a live, … Read More

Bibbe Hansen and Second Front at Franklin Street Works!

Terri Smith

Join us for a multiverse performance lead on site by Bibbe Hansen and including a virtual performance by the international artist collective Second Front Saturday, December 15, 2:30 – 4:30pm Please join Franklin Street Works on Saturday, December 15 from 2:30 – 4:30pm for an afternoon performance by the international virtual performance art collective, Second Front. The event will begin … Read More

Collective Action Archive at Purchase College, SUNY

Terri Smith

The New Media program at Purchase College, SUNY and Franklin Street Works, a contemporary art space in Stamford, CT, will present a group exhibition, “Collective Action Archive,” at Purchase College’s The Passage Gallery, beginning September 6. Curated and coordinated by Purchase College faculty and students along with the Franklin Street Works team, the exhibition kicks off the 2013 season at … Read More

Herbalism and Plant Medicine Walking Tour of Mill River and Tincture Workshop with Antonia Estela Pérez Rojas

Terri Smith

Join  Antonia Estela Pérez Rojas  and Franklin Street Works for a walking tour of Mill River Park where Antonia will help us discover medicinal plants that are underfoot in our everyday lives.  The walk will be followed by a workshop and wine reception at Franklin Street Works where participants will make their own herbal tinctures. This free, public event is … Read More

Acting on Dreams: The State of Immigrant Rights, Conditions, and Advocacy in the United States

Kristina Bicher

With Acting on Dreams, curator Yaelle Amir explores the work of artists who use creative, often process-oriented, strategies and community collaborations to advocate for authorized and undocumented immigrants and propose innovative alternatives to immigration reform. Exhibiting artists are: Andrea Bowers, CultureStrike & JustSeeds, Chitra Ganesh and Mariam Ghani, Ghana ThinkTank, Marisa Morán Jahn (Studio REV-) in collaboration with National Domestic … Read More