Dewitt Godfrey, Picker Sculpture, 2004. Site-specific installation at Black & White Project Space, Brooklyn, 2005. Courtesy Black & White Gallery/Project Space
Located in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, New York, Black & White Project Space is a nonprofit art organization committed to the production, presentation, and promotion of innovative and audience-engaging, site-specific installations otherwise in danger of under-representation.
As exhibition spaces and artists’ studios disappear, due to the building boom that has replaced so much of the neighborhood’s historic fabric, our mission is to preserve and further develop the creative environment by bringing socially conscious art to a wide audience, and offering substantial resources to artists shaping contemporary visual culture in the field of site-specific installations. Our progressive approach, alternating between exhibition and studio space beneath one roof, truly addresses the notion of “site- and community-specific” aspects of our organizational philosophy. We present two exhibitions per year, one in the fall and one in the spring. The resident artist has the use of the space as a studio during the winter and summer.
Black & White Gallery was founded in New York in 2002; the nonprofit Black & White Project Space was created in 2008 to expand the Gallery’s public mission within the paradigm of a contemporary art space. From the outset, Black & White Gallery/Project Space has been committed to cultivating promising artists in the initial and advanced phases of their careers, exploring contemporary themes and concepts through multiple mediums.