In addition to showcasing 80 of the world’s most exciting emerging artists, The Other Art Fair Brooklyn Virtual Editions in partnership with BOMBAY SAPPHIRE®️ presents a lively and inspiring program of features highlighting the richly diverse talents of the Brooklyn creative community—including hands-on creative workshops, interactive experiences and performances, short films by Marquee TV, thought-provoking talks, curator-led exhibition tours, and more. Experience the best of Brooklyn over 6 days of unique daily programming—from wherever you are.
Register for the Brooklyn Virtual Editions above for early access to an online immersive & unforgettable experience.
TUESDAY MAY 11TH
‘Invest in Art’ with Saatchi Art Curator Monty Preston
Join Saatchi Art’s Curator Monty Preston as she walks us through what to look for when investing in emerging artists, and highlights some of her favorites from the Virtual Editions
WEDNESDAY MAY 12TH
Artist + Special Projects: Purple Room 5 Minute Preview
Join Virtual Editions Fair Director Jessica Chow in a 5 minute fly-through preview of the Purple Room and what you can expect to find.
Unique Perceptions of the World: ArTech Talk
Tune in to ArTech Collective’s short talk as they explain their mission to provide opportunities for artists to develop and express themselves through inclusive, innovative and accessible approaches to traditional and new media.
We all experience the world in different ways, how we choose to communicate these narratives varies. This booth features the works of five abstract artists, Maria Alcantara, Wayne Anderson, Elvin Flores, Oswald James and Rayed Mohammad who explore different techniques in art to communicate their perceptions of the world.
MARQUEE TV PRESENTS: FRONTIERS
4 mins. Contemporary Dance. Dir. Eve McConnachie, Myles Thatcher. FRONTIERS explores outdated gender norms inherent in the classical ballet industry. This short film is set to “Make a Move” from Edinburgh-based artist Callum Easter’s debut album.
THURSDAY MAY 13TH
Artist + Special Projects: Yellow Room 5 Minute Preview
Join Virtual Editions Fair Manager Sasha Ali in a 5 minute fly-through preview of the Yellow Room and what you can expect to find.
“Creating Through COVID: I Love You Keep On Going”
Brooklyn-based, multidisciplinary artist Enda Carty reflects on creating during COVID. The “I love You Keep On Going” series enabled the artist to share his art and create community while maintaining social distance. Initially during the New York lockdown, Enda (like many artists) lost studio access. Watch his creativity in action with stop motion animation and a few short films he created as part of this series.
MARQUEE TV PRESENTS: TREMBLE
5 mins. Contemporary Dance. Dir. Jess and Morgs Films. Starring 26 Scottish Ballet dancers, an abstract dining room is the setting for their largest short film yet. TREMBLE is co-choreographed by Jess and Morgs Films, and set to Anna Meredith’s brassy track “Nautilus.”
FRIDAY MAY 14TH
Artist + Special Projects: Green Room 5 Minute Preview
Join Virtual Editions Fair Manager Sasha Ali in a 5 minute fly-through preview of the Green Room and what you can expect to find.
FIGURATIVE PAINTING WITH CORTNEY HERRON
Learn how to use abstract shapes and organic strokes to create whimsical figurative paintings. Brought to you by BOMBAY SAPPHIRE. You must be of legal drinking age to view and share.
MARQUEE TV PRESENTS: THE SUN IS GOD
9 mins. Short. Wr. & Dir. Alice Pennefather. Chor. Valentino Zucchetti. Set in 1918, THE SUN IS GOD is a story of love, loss and remembrance told through the poetic use of classical ballet.
SATURDAY MAY 15TH
MARQUEE TV PRESENTS: TOGETHER/APART
4 mins. Ballet. Chor. Tamás Krizsa. Dir. Wes Culwell/Bennett Street Media. The Washington Ballet were forced to find new and inventive ways to keep performing during the pandemic. TOGETHER/APART, filmed with two dancers on the steps of Washington National Cathedral, forms part of this innovative season, in which the only dancers touching each other were those who live together as roommates or partners.
STILL LIFE PAINTING WITH ZENA KAY
From ‘Still Here, Still Life’
Learn how to use acrylic paints to create a still life scene which expresses the beauty in everyday objects. Brought to you by BOMBAY SAPPHIRE. You must be of legal drinking age to view and share.
Witty Works and Creative Collage with Lilac Madar
Tel-Aviv based artist, Lilac Madar leads a witty instructional collage workshop. Learn how to use everyday objects such as magazine clippings, old photographs, reproductions and stamps to create whimsical and intricate works of art.
SUNDAY MAY 16TH
Art In the Age of Covid – New Figurative Works Capturing the Contemporary Human Experience
Join Saatchi Art Curator, Megan Wright as she talks through Figurative Works by The Other Art Fair Brooklyn Virtual Edition exhibitors that capture the contemporary human experience during COVID.