Holding The Brooklyn Torch Trade Store

Posted: April 4th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: money, neighborhood | No Comments »

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Every first Saturday of every month in 2013, I plan to hold a Brooklyn Torch Trade Store at my studio in Greenpoint. If you’re around, you should come:
50 Dobbin Street (between Berry and Norman)
Brooklyn, NY 11222


3rd Annual Public Art Potluck, Laundromat Project

Posted: September 27th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: money, neighborhood, to do, Updates | No Comments »

credit: Laundromat Project

Third Annual Public Art Potluck
Engage our Create Change artists in conversations about their projects and creative ideas set in communities across New York City and Philadelphia. You’ll hear about socially-engaged art projects ranging from yoga-based printmaking in Jackson Heights to envisioning a new waterfront for the South Bronx to a multimedia installation highlighting the history of garment workers in Sunset Park.

What Do We Bring? Yummy Food and Public Art!
What Do You Bring? An Open Mind and Creative Ideas!

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 | 7:00pm – 9:30p
Doors open at 6:30pm
University Settlement, 184 Eldridge Street, New York, NY 10002
Dinner will be prepared by Organic Soul Chef Madea Allen.
Get Tickets


Fix It Yourself: The Art of Creating Revolutionary Economic Models

Posted: June 9th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: aspirations, money | No Comments »

Inventing alternative forms of exchange for a fair economy is one of the most crucial creative challenges of our time.

Fix It Yourself: The Art of Creating Revolutionary Economic Models
Saturday, June 16, 2012 2 PM
The Kitchen, 512 W 19th Street
Organized in collaboration with artist Paolo Cirio, 2012 Fellow at Eyebeam.
Speakers include Paolo Cirio, Mary Jeys, Jessie Reilly, Gregory Sholette, and Caroline Woolard.
This program is free of charge and open to the public; seats will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
This event is organized in conjunction with Creative Destruction on view at The Kitchen.


Brooklyn Torch Impossible Photo Project

Posted: August 2nd, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: money, neighborhood, Updates | No Comments »

In 2011, Macktez granted me a Summer Stipend to document my monetary exchanges in North Brooklyn. The project was a piece of the overarching Brooklyn Torch Project, but was specifically designed to use special film and to follow my own spending habits. Thank you to Macktez, you can see the photos here.


Dumbo Arts Center, Information Economy

Posted: January 22nd, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: money | No Comments »

We are a local currency project

Exhibition Dates: January 22 – March 6, 2011
Opening Reception: Saturday, January 22, 6 – 9 PM
Location: 111 Front Street, Suite 212, Brooklyn, NY 11201


Do You Belong On The Brooklyn Torch?

Posted: September 20th, 2009 | Author: | Filed under: games, money, neighborhood | No Comments »

Cristina
The Last Supper Festival
Opening: September 25, 2009
3rd Ward in Bushwick until October 3, 2009


The Brooklyn Torch Project

Posted: July 13th, 2009 | Author: | Filed under: money, neighborhood | No Comments »

The Brooklyn Torch Project is a local currency initiative and art project for North Brooklyn.


FEAST Brooklyn Winner!

Posted: May 9th, 2009 | Author: | Filed under: aspirations, money, neighborhood | No Comments »


Awarded $400 FEAST grant


Hi, I’m Mary Jeys. Nice to meet you.

Posted: October 1st, 2008 | Author: | Filed under: aspirations, to do, Updates | No Comments »

Over the next weeks months I will be updating this wordpress site.  Eventually it will take over the main site and not just live in a hidden wordpress folder.