Jessica George Firger
By Jessica George Firger
An Arts Space Rises by the Banks of Brooklyn’s Eerie Canal
From the outside, the structure resembles a fancy feed-storage bin: two converted oil silos overlooking Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal. Inside, the space recalls a rustic lodge. But while the unique edifice may be what draws people to Issue Project Room, it’s what’s produced inside that gets people to stay — and return. Besides, as Suzanne Fiol,…
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