Andrew McFarland

SILENT BARN

In 2013 I became a resident and “chef” at the re-incaranted Silent Barn, a D.I.Y./D.I.T.-style incubator for community and the arts located in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. The following photos document the space’s inaugural year on Bushwick Avenue.

The Kitchen assembles for its weekly Monday meeting on January 28 while Luca Chiriani drafts his mural on the recording studio wall.

The Kitchen assembles for its weekly Monday meeting on January 28 while Luca Chiriani drafts his mural on the recording studio wall.

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The office of 596 Acres, a nonprofit that connects hundreds of vacant lots through New York City with community use, all set up in the South Garage.

The office of 596 Acres, a nonprofit that connects hundreds of vacant lots through New York City with community use, all set up in the South Garage.

Religious Girls Show

Religious Girls Show

Residents and studio tenants hold up a cross beam to support the loft space in the North Garage.

Sprouts are ready to take root at the Center for Strategic Art and Agriculture in the yard.

Sprouts are ready to take root at the Center for Strategic Art and Agriculture in the yard.

Artists Juliet Phillips and Julian Glander prep for their mural in one of the upstairs residencies at Silent Barn.

Artists Juliet Phillips and Julian Glander prep for their mural in one of the upstairs residencies at Silent Barn.

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Title Point presents "Q & Y: A Brief Comedy About Death"

Title Point presents “Q & Y: A Brief Comedy About Death”

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Dirt arrives for the Center for Strategic Art and Agriculture in the yard.

Dirt arrives for the Center for Strategic Art and Agriculture in the yard.

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