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Wed, Jun 21, 2017 6:30pm –


Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont Street
at Clinton St
Brooklyn  New York  11201
United States
Brooklyn Historical Society

Inspired by the Water's Edge

Author Jennifer Egan, whose forthcoming novel, Manhattan Beach, led her to years of research about communities on the water's edge, leads this panel in a conversation about Brooklyn's waterfronts, industrial and liminal, as an inspiration to artists.

Panelists include Nicki Pombier, co-founder of the digital journal, Underwater New YorkElizabeth Albert, author of Silent Beaches, Untold Stories: NYC's Forgotten WaterfrontMarilyn Symmes, curator of the new BHS DUMBO exhibition, Shifting Perspectives: Photographs of Brooklyn's Waterfront, and Nathan Kensinger, filmmaker, curator, and one of the photographers whose work is featured in Shifting Perspectives.