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Future Historical Society storytelling & history collecting
Fri, Feb 21st, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PMFree
Black Artstory month 2020 salutes Fort Greene and Clinton Hill African-American artists and activists that creatively and courageously wielded their words in pursuit of a higher cause through the SOME WORDS festival. Programs will be held for all ages, from art installations to oral history shares/collections including:
Future Historical Society
This multi-generational collective of Fort Greene neighbors leads an interactive storytelling and history-collecting installation, at Fort Greene SNAP, 324 Myrtle Avenue. The Future Historical Society is a community storytelling project commissioned by BRIC.
The Future Historical Society is a community storytelling project created by a multi-generational collective of Fort Greene neighbors and led by artist Yazmany Arboleda. At businesses, churches, and parks throughout Fort Greene, personal histories of this community come to life through podcasts, performances, and visual installations created by FHS members. The stories illuminate untold histories of the neighborhood while envisioning a more connected, interdependent future.