For the second installment of Exchange Rates, the Bushwick International Exposition developed and produced by Sluice_Centotto and Theodore:Art, BFP Creative hosted six visiting galleries in Brooklyn Fire Proof's Temporary Storage galleries:
Campbell Works, London, UK
Collar, Manchester, UK
EpodiumMunich, Germany
Gallery North, Newcastle, UK
MADE, New York, NY
Vacuous, London, UK


Gallery North and Campbell Works created an integrated installation of their two galleries' proposals. Campbell Works' "exchange," as they described their project for the expo, was a comedic replication of English weather complete with dangling umbrellas, fog and wind (image to the left). Gallery North's project website is here, Feeling Safer, Bugging Out.










Installation and painting by Steve DeFrank (right).






MADE presented "The Heist,"  curated  to tease and seduce, while perpetuating a disarming and delightful brain twist, with work by Steve DeFrank and Laurel Farrin. In addition, they featured smaller work from their “not-so-flat files” by Nancy Baker, Janice Caswell, Alex Paik, and Nicolas Touron











Collar installed mixed-media pieces (left).





Epodium Gallery presented video works by Munich-based artists Kalas Liebfried, Gregor Peschko, and Paul Valentin, with a collaborative performance called Disconnected on Sunday at 5 pm.


Mel Cole of Vacuous filled our often neglected large hallway display cases with a selection of photographs, drawings and low-relief sculptural heads. The photographs included circular close up details of the tops of heads, which spilled beyond the cases onto the floors.