There is still no power in our building, 543 Union Street, so we must push our projected re-opening to after Thanksgiving.
This Thursday’s Fixers Collective session will take place from 7-10pm at Tony’s Studio, 123 8th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues, Gowanus, Bklyn (R, F, G to 9th St station at 4th Ave)
This Saturday’s War of Words Reading is postponed. We will notify you when it is rescheduled.
The War Games Room opening is postponed until further notice.
Observatory events are also postponed until further notice.
Proteus Gowanus and our Projects-In-Residence Observatory, Morbid Anatomy Library, Reanimation Library and Hall of Gowanus, prepared for the worst before Hurricane Sandy and we are very happy to announce that our preparations were unnecessary. We feel very grateful that our floors and books and artifacts and shelves were not bathed in toxic sludge. The floodwaters around the Gowanus area barely penetrated our galleries, seeping slightly through our alley door but covering only a bit of the floor. We did, however, lose all power due to extensive flooding in the basement of our building, which is now filled with six feet of standing water and has extinguished the power indefinitely.
As a result, we must close our doors for the next two weeks, [continue reading…]