It was Election Day and several members of our team did not come in. It was also pouring rain, and so, we went to the Museum of Math and spent literally hours attempting to figure out the mathematics of shooting a basketball out of a cannon to score a basket.
Today we discussed more about land ownership and decided to head out to some abandoned train tracks in Long Island City. What I love about the tracks is that they are right next to some massive skyscrapers that are going up in the area, and so, there is an amazing contrast of what was New […]
We started out the day at the Brooklyn Museum. When we discovered it was closed (despite what Google Maps told us before making the walk over), we decided to play hide and seek for a bit outside. I also gave them some challenges (e.g. Mateo had to “shovel” the sidewalk). We then headed off to […]
Today we focused on building homes in The Village. We went to an art supply store and a hardware store to get paint, wood, a shovel, a saw, etc. We also found objects on the street. We built a “Town Hall” and started on a storage shed and personal homes for the team. I also […]
Today we settled in to making The Village our chosen public space to embrace as our own (the initial assignment I gave to the group based on Sophie Calle’s Gotham Handbook assignment). We also made some fake advertisements, created some Push Pocket Art (art to secretly donate to strangers), and found some geocaches.
Today we created our own Geocache, looked for two other geocaches and found one successfully, visited a toy store and M’s little brother at school.
We hid our journal in the stacks of the library for the first time today! We also went on a scavenger hunt in Target, played music in the Guitar Center, and went Halloween costume shopping.
The first meeting of Tuesday Flying Squad at the Main Branch Library in Brooklyn. We discussed plans for projects and started working on our hidden journal.