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Potomac Playground

Sankofa Residency Showing

Interactive games and activities remembering and imagining BedStuy past, present, and future.

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Sankofa Residency Showing

Time & Location

Oct 24, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Potomac Playground, 446 Tompkins Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216, USA

About the Event

The Sankofa Residency is a multi-phase project that is both rooted in the history of Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, NY, and an afro-futurist imagining of BedStuy moving forward. Taking the Ghanian concept of Sankofa-looking backwards in order to move forward-this project uses research, oral history, and collaborative imagining to facilitate a plan for residents, businesses, and stakeholders to emerge from COVID in a place of healing, thriving, and progress.

Come join us anytime from 2-4pm for interactive games, art making, storytelling and dance performances by Kendra J. Ross, Brittany Grier, and Bailey’s Cafe. FREE! Welcome to all ages!

Register HERE!!

Creative Production by PMMDC. This project is funded by GREEN / ARTS LIVE NYC, which is made possible with support from New York Community Trust and Con Edison’s Arts Al Fresco Series, administered by City Parks Foundation in collaboration with the Horticultural Society of New York, New Yorkers for Culture & Arts, NYC Department of Transportation, OpenCultureWORKS, and Street Lab. This project is supported by The Laundromat Project through the Bed-Stuy Create & Connect Fund.

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