Created in Brooklyn Series II: A Series of Conversations
Created in Brooklyn Series II
by Randy Duchaine
Summer Conversations at Central Library
June 18 – July 16, 2014
Wednesdays in June & July
6:30 – 8 pm
Shelby White & Leon Levy Information Commons
The camera is Randy Duchaine’s entrée to ordinary people who do extraordinary things. Duchaine’s photographs feature a diversity of creative people in Brooklyn. This ongoing project represents a variety of Brooklyn art, culture and business.
Featured businesses include Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain, Gotham Greens, various businesses from the Brooklyn Navy Yard and more!
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June 18 - Fantastic Food
Photographer Randy Duchaine will chat with individuals featured in his photographic series, "Created in Brooklyn". Learn about their businesses; the challenges they’ve faced and the success they’ve found.
Scheduled guests include Gia Giasullo of Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain, Emily & Elizabeth Elsen of Four and Twenty Blackbirds, and Viraj Puri of Gotham Greens.
June 25 - Design Craft
Photographer Randy Duchaine will chat with individuals featured in his photographic series, "Created in Brooklyn". Learn how their dedication to their craft shaped their careers and led them to extraordinary accomplishments.
Scheduled guests include Cybele Maylone of UrbanGlass, Lenny Shiller, antique car collector, and Scott Jordan, founder of Scott Jordan Furniture.
July 9 - Creative Communities
Photographer Randy Duchaine will chat with individuals featured in his photographic series, "Created in Brooklyn". Join us to hear about how and why they pursued their extraordinary creative visions in Brooklyn's varied communities.
Scheduled guests include Amy Sananman of Groundswell Murals, Leslie G. Schultz of BRIC and Rylee Eterginoso & Megan Goins-Diouf of Weeksville Heritage Center.
July 16 - Brooklyn Navy Yard Innovators
Photographer Randy Duchaine will chat with individuals featured in his photographic series, "Created in Brooklyn". Meet individuals whose desire is to create businesses in a cutting-edge manufacturing hub that also helps develop, grow, and attract entrepeneurship.
Scheduled guests include Anastasia Cole Plakias of Brooklyn Grange, Sarah Corey of IceStone, Susan Woods of Aswoon/Susan Woods Studio, and Samuel Zygmuntowicz, violin maker.
Randy Duchaine has exhibited his work in many places, including the American Library Association, Brooks Institute in California, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn Borough Hall, the Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum, and the National Arts Club in New York. He has also had creative collaborations with hundreds of Fortune 500 companies and institutions. In addition he has won awards from the New York Art Directors Club, the Connecticut Art Directors Club, and the Society of Publication Designers, among others. Duchaine's photos of the New York waterfront were featured in the book New York Waters: Profiles from the Edge. He is currently the photographer-in-residence at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.