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Crossing the Line 2010

Anthology Film Archives
Anthology Film Archives is an international center for the preservation, study, and exhibition of film and video. Founded in 1969, it has grown far beyond its original concept to encompass film preservation; the formation of a reference library containing the world’s largest collection of books, periodicals, stills, and other paper materials related to avant-garde cinema; and a remarkably innovative and eclectic film exhibition program.
Brooklyn Food Coalition
The Brooklyn Food Coalition is a grassroots partnership of groups and individuals working in Brooklyn to achieve a just and sustainable system for tasty, healthy, and affordable food and to provide a platform for Brooklynites to speak to food issues.
Columbia University
Graduate School of Architecture, Planning
and Preservation
The Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (GSAPP) has evolved over more than a century, beginning with the establishment of a program in architecture at Columbia College in l88l—one of the first such professional programs in the country. While the number of specialized programs being offered by the school has multiplied over the years, architecture remains the intellectual core of the school, providing the central focus for more than half of the students and faculty, in addition to conferring a unique identity onto each of the other affiliated programs.
Communal Table
communaltable brings art, ideas, activism and food right to the table. We sit down with writers, performers, artists, scientists, chefs and friends to talk and listen and to share wonderful meals.
Dance Theater Workshop
Dance Theater Workshop is the preeminent U.S. based center for dance and performance that maintains an uncompromising mission to identify, present, and support independent contemporary artist and companies to advance dance and live performance in New York and worldwide. Dance Theater Workshop supports innovative artists through all facets of their creative process and offers audiences the opportunity to experience and engage with artistic expression in bold and evocative ways.
Dancing in the Streets
Dancing in the Streets strives to illuminate the urban experience with free public performances and site-specific installations that examine the kinetic life and history of natural and architectural public spaces. Its productions explore the intersection of the arts and the city, strengthen community life through active engagement with the arts, diversity audiences, and serve as catalysts for the celebration of urban life. Since Dancing in the Streets was founded in 1984, it has commissioned, produced, and presented more than 500 performances and installations by over 300 contemporary artists.
Danspace Project
Danspace Project was founded by artists in 1974 to provide a venue for independent experimental choreographers. It combines a rich history with an unstinting commitment to that which is contemporary, creative, and cutting-edge. Three defining characteristics have secured its position as a leading advocate for contemporary dance:  Commissioning and presenting new dance work for New York, the U.S., and abroad; nurturing independent experimental choreographers at all stages of their careers; and professionally producing dance in uniquely flexible and communal settings like St. Mark’s Church in-the-Bowery and other remarkable venues throughout New York City. Danspace Project’s mission is to stimulate, promote, and present challenging new work in dance from a broad range of artistic voices with a distinguished and nurturing environment. Danspace Project encourages choreographers to take risks and is committed to assisting artists in realizing their creative visions within a professional setting. Danspace welcomes the public to engage in and be transformed by the work of artists.
Founded in 1997, Eyebeam was conceived as a non-profit art and technology center dedicated to exposing broad and diverse audiences to new technologies and media arts, while simultaneously establishing and demonstrating new media as a significant genre of cultural production.
Farm City is an educational and research project launched by Derek Denckla—blogger, TheGreenest.Net—exploring new visions for urban agriculture that embrace any means of intervention necessary to promote a sustainable food system through farming, architecture, arts, design, discourse, education, cuisine, film and performance.
The Food Experiments
Theo Peck and Nick Suarez both share a taste for competition. Once rivals in the cut-throat world of competitive cooking, they are now partners in hosting the premier competitions of the circuit: The Brooklyn Food Experiments. What brought this dynamic duo together? Perhaps they recognized a kindred spirit in one another. Or maybe it was their desire to see the competitive food scene reach new heights. The reality, however, is much more simple – Beer.
Greenpoint Food Market
Greenpoint Food Market is inspired by all foods fresh and local, artisanal and homemade. It is a response to a burgeoning culinary food scene billowing through Brooklyn and functions as a support system for food makers in search of an audience to present and share their home-craft goods. GFM encourages community involvement and DIY methods of food production and hopes to bring people together to simply enjoy and appreciate delicious food.
The Invisible Dog Art Center
The Invisible Dog is a new three-story art center in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. Built in the late nineteenth century, the 30,000 square-foot factory went through a number of industrial incarnations before its owners struck gold in the 1970's with the "invisible dog trick": a stiff leash and collar surrounding the empty space where a dog would be. The historic building has been restored for safety and cleaned, but otherwise preserved intact. The ground floor, with 14-foot ceilings, is used for public events, performances, educational programs, and exhibitions. The space is utilized by guest curators from around the world. The second floor, divided into studios, is occupied by 29 specially-selected artists on one-year leases. The third floor, a spacious 4,000 square-foot light-filled area is available for flexible rental by the general public for events ranging from parties to photo-shoots to filming.
ISSUE Project Room
@ 110 Livingston
ISSUE Project Room, a registered 501(c)(3) organization, was established in 2003 by visionary artist Suzanne Fiol, and is a vibrant nexus for cutting-edge, multi-disciplinary arts in Brooklyn. ISSUEsupports emerging and established experimental artists through more than 200 programs each year including music concerts, literary readings, films, videos, dance, visual and sound art, new media, critical theory lectures and discussions, site-specific work, commissions, educational workshops, master classes, and genre-defying interdisciplinary performances that challenge and expand conventional practices in art.
Japan Society
Founded in 1907, Japan Society has evolved into a world-class, multidisciplinary hub for global leaders, artists, scholars, educators, and English and Japanese-speaking audiences. At the Society, more than 100 events each year feature sophisticated, topically relevant presentations of Japanese art and culture and open, critical dialogue on issues of vital importance to the U.S., Japan and East Asia. An American nonprofit, nonpolitical organization, the Society cultivates a constructive, resonant and dynamic relationship between the people of the U.S. and Japan.
The Joyce Theater
The Joyce Theater Foundation has proudly served the dance community and its audiences since 1982. Its founders Cora Cahan and Eliot Feld acquired and renovated the Elgin Theater in Chelsea, which opened as The Joyce Theater in 1982. The Theater now features an annual season of approximately 48 weeks with over 340 performances for audiences in excess of 135,000.
Movement Research
Movement Research is one of the world's leading laboratories for the investigation of dance and movement-based forms. Valuing the individual artist and their creative process and vital role within society, Movement Research is dedicated to the creation and implementation of free and low-cost programs that nurture and instigate discourse and experimentation. Movement Research strives to reflect the cultural, political and economic diversity of its moving community, including artists and audiences alike.
Moviehouse at 3rd Ward
Moviehouse is an interactive screening series featuring film and video work by the city’s most intrepid moviemakers and performance artists. We project a curated show on alternative spaces throughout the city. At each screening we invite our audience into a salon-style dialogue among filmmakers, audience members and the wider community.
Old Stone House
The Old Stone House, a Historic House Trust of New York City site, commemorates the Vechte-Cortelyou House’s unique place in Brooklyn and American history. Through exhibits, programs and events, we preserve the House’s rich past while contributing to Brooklyn’s contemporary cultural community.
Established in 1978, GreenThumb remains the nation's largest urban gardening program, assisting over 600 gardens and nearly 20,000 garden members throughout New York City. Our aim is to foster civic participation and encourage neighborhood revitalization while preserving open space.
Performance Space 122
Founded in 1979, Performance Space 122 is dedicated to supporting and presenting artists whose work challenges traditional boundaries of performance. Committed to exploring innovative form, Performance Space 122 is steadfast in its search for pioneering artists from a diversity of cultures.

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