new york: re:cycles

opening sat - nov 13 [6pm-8pm] at the brooklyn bike and board is re:cycles, an exhibition presented by martinez gallery. for this show the venue has been transformed into a gallery by dutch design studio kaptein roodnat, featuring the works of 10 graffiti artists from across the u.s. and mexico who created original works using bikes as canvases instead of walls and trains. the showcase celebrates transformation, from rusty junk to refurbished bike to art object, but also mobility, accessibility, and freedom. yes, derelict [cast-off bikes] meets derelict [repeat offender artist]. participating creatives include flint 707 [new york], m*sco [mexico city], skuf [new york], witnes [los angeles] and rate [boston]. location: 560 vanderbilt avenue [prospect heights].