NorteMaar (& sponsor ArtCal) are presenting "Bounce That Beat: Bushwick Art Spaces Stay Open Late."
The latest & greatest Bushwick galleries (AdHoc, Centotto, English Kills, Factory Fresh, Norte Maar, Pocket Utopia & Privateer) will stay open late that night (6-10 pm) for public consumption.
The Spring Solo Show is a nationwide open call for work and a hunt for an artist with a groundbreaking voice and a hunger for exposure. The winner receives $1,000, a 1-mo. residency, a solo exhibit at 3rd Ward & advertising for their show.
The cell phone novel was born in 2002, when author Yoshi wrote "Deep Love: Ayu's Story." The genre evolved, as authors published short novels in 70-word installments for the cell phone.
According to Japan Today: "[One company] has released 40 titles that have sold 10 million copies … cell phone novels proved that there was a market for females between the ages of 10 and 20, a demographic thought to be apathetic toward reading. According to a recent Mainichi Shinbum newspaper survey, 86% of high school, 75% of middle school and 23% of grade school girls read cell phone novels."
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