Bedford Avenue Timelapse

Journey down Bedford Avenue.

Southside Story

Dominican and American flags stretch across a street in South WilliamsburgAs Hipsterville encroaches on Williamsburg’s longtime Latino enclave, neighborhood activists are bent on writing a new ending to the same old tale.

via Narrative.ly

by Johnny Bontemps, photographs by Marisa Wong

The story of a life altered and a woman reinvented.

Part of The Bedford Avenue Project: brooklynbedford.tumblr.com

A new intro animation for the project and my first stab at kinetic typography.  Made in Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects.  Special thanks to Shulem Deen for the vocal stylings.

Over ten years ago, this small Brooklyn community was brought together by a handball court on Bedford Avenue, and a man named Rockin’ Ray.

10 yrs ago, 2 strangers were drawn together by a handball court in #Brooklyn #BedfordAvenueProject http://bit.ly/I5FCC

Sunday work day, interviewing the Bedford Park People’s Memorial Committee

Sunday work day, interviewing the Bedford Park People’s Memorial Committee