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Gallery Time: An Art Show with Fareeha, Felipe, Lorelei, Marissa, Tawanda, Tim and Whitley
Need some excellent art for your souls, eyes, walls, gift-giving?
Well, have we got something to share with you!
The Brick is hosting the visual art of some of our favorite performers:
-Felipe Di Poi
Drew Weinstein will be providing the sound world that will envelop the space.
Poster image by Mark Toneff
We will be taking care to take care of you with these measures:
-Air circulation within the space
-Hand sanitizer pumped at the door
-Wipe down of bathroom between uses
-Temperature taken upon entry
-Contact information for tracing purposes
Starting October 1, 2020
*Subject to change based on shifts in reality
579 Metropolitan Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Art available for purchase with 100% going to the artists!!!
Donations accepted to support The Brick via PayPal – https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/BrickTheater
Fareeha Khan is a comedian and illustrator based in Brooklyn. She has toured her stand up with Man Repeller, opened for Ilana Glazer, and written/acted for cool things on the internet. Check them out at fareeha-khan.com, along with her artwork. Stay cool.
Felipe Di Poi Tamargo is an animator and comedian that lives in Brooklyn. His work has been selected by animation festivals around the world, including the Ottawa International Animation Festival, Glas Animation Festival, and more. His animation has aired on Adult Swim and FX, and in 2019 he received the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival’s “New Faces” award. He also performs live with his comedy group Simple Town.
Lorelei Ramirez is a Brooklyn-based artist, comedian and writer who wrote, produced and directed the comedy special program “Pervert Everything” for Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim. Ramirez has appeared on the HBO comedy series ‘Random Acts of Flyness’ and ‘Los Espookys’ and in the final season of Comedy Central’s ‘Broad City’, as well as John Cameron Mitchell’s musical anthology podcast ‘Anthem’. Named one of Comedy Central’s ‘Up Next’ Comedians for 2018, Ramirez was featured in the San Francisco ‘Cluster Fest’ comedy festival, and performed at the Public Theater in New York as part of the January, 2019, ‘Under the Radar’ Festival. A regular correspondent on the Viceland channel, Ramirez has performed at Caroline’s, UCB, Ars Nova, The Chris Gethard Show, and the Brooklyn Comedy Festival.
Marissa Goldman is an artist, filmmaker and comedian living in Brooklyn. She performs around the city, makes weird videos and pictures for the internet and draws and paints.
Tawanda Gona is a Boston bred Brooklyn Based Comedian/Writer who’s recently forayed into new ventures with his comic strip and animated shorts. This newfound passion has led to being featured in the 2020 NewFilmmakers Festival and winning the First Time Filmmakers Sessions in August. While accolades are cool, his biggest pride and joy is being able to share his love of creating with all of us. Whether it be laughing at a joke, sharing a comic or thinking about the artistic meaning of a short, his goal is to have us entertained. Well his true goal is to one day meet Gucci Mane and Stone Cold Steve Austin in the same party, but for now, our entertainment is number one on his checklist.
Tim is a comedian, actor, and musician out of Brooklyn, NY. His stand up is a mix of characters, jokes, puppetry, and music. In 2019 he was selected as one of Comedy Central’s Up Next Variety Comedians at Clusterfest as well a Kickstarter 2019 Creator-In-Residence. Along with being a castmember in the hit actual play podcast Rude Tales of Magic, Tim has written and performed music for Sesame Street and The Story Pirates while also having appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, and Masterclass with Steve Martin.
From 2013-2017, Tim (under the pseudonym King Bozo) catalogued his project of illustrating cards and leaving them in public spaces for strangers in the popular tumblr ilovegiftcards.tumblr.com. He continues to make one panel absurdist comics in card form for the internet, friends, and sometimes strangers.
Whitley Watson is an artist living in Brooklyn NY.
Drew is a New York based theatre and sound artist whose work often involves the integration of electroacoustic sound and music with live performance. Drew has created original works that have been presented at venues including HERE Arts Center, JACK, The Brick, The Hive, Jersey City Theatre Center, and LEIMAY’s SOAK and has directed projects at other venues including the New Ohio Theatre, The Wild Project, Vital Joint, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, and Dixon Place. As a designer and composer, Drew has worked with companies including HERE Arts Center, the Oye Group, LEIMAY, Convergence Theatre, Target Margin Theatre, and Taragano Theatre. He is currently working on a cycle of music influenced by the sounds of different water sources.