“I wanted to portray the violent transformation of nature in the European periphery. I have experienced that the concept of wilderness, and virgin land untouched by humans, has disintegrated.” –Helene Schmitz
BAM / Brooklyn Academy of Music is a multi-arts center located in Brooklyn, New York, known for its cutting edge performances and other avant garde presentations.
It launched its first performance in 1861 and began operations in its present location in 1908.
For more than 150 years, BAM has been the home for adventurous artists, audiences, and ideas – engaging both global and local communities. With world-renowned programming in theater, dance, music, opera, film, and much more, BAM showcases the work of emerging artists and innovative modern masters.
Its involvement with the local community is also an important facet of its programming, opening its doors to an audience of over 750,000 people annually.