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Thursday, March 1, 2012

BAM And Then It Hits You: Part Deux

Nattily-dressed fish-men piloting gondolas, horn-headed cyclops, Cate Blanchett: all perfectly reasonable things to daydream about. But no place could be prouder to inspire those daydreams than BAM! Here are six more ads from our BAM And Then It Hits You campaign, hitting a subway car near you today. Many thanks to our friends at mcgarrybowen. 

Name: Santi (center)  |  Lives in: North Bergen, NJ  |  Job: actor and elevator consultant
(Original performance photo courtesy of Photofest)

 Name: Lily  |  Lives in: Sheepshead Bay  |  Job: Brooklyn College student / BAM Rose Cinema employee
Favorite BAM Show/Moment: Speedy (1928, directed by Ted Wilde)
(Original performance photo by Stephanie Berger Photography)

Name: Kristin  |  Lives in: East Williamsburg  |  Job: textile designer and illustrator 
Favorite BAM Show/Moment: Brooklyn Babylon
(Original performance photo by Richard Termine)

Name: Gayle (center)  |  Lives in: the Upper West Side  |  Job: Actor
Favorite BAM Show/Moment: Anything Shakespeare that's ever been at BAM
(Original performance photo by Jack Vartoogian/FrontRowPhotos)  

 Name: Michelle  |  Lives in: Cambria Heights  |  Job: Masters candidate in English, Brooklyn College
Favorite BAM Show/Moment: BAMcinĂ©matek's New Voices in Black Cinema series
(Original performance photo by Richard Termine)

Job: Actionist  |  Lives in: Fort Greene  | Favorite BAM Show/Moment: Pina Bausch's Vollmond
(Original performance photo by Jack Vartoogian/FrontRowPhotos)

You can view all eleven ads in the campaign here. Where did BAM hit you?

1 comment:

  1. Perhaps a small point but hopefully one worth mentioning: I'm a native New Yorker, a Brooklyn resident, and a lifetime devotee of the arts. I also happen to love BAM and I enjoy seeing it improve year after year. But I'm disappointed that this campaign -- like so many "omnibus" ad campaigns in the city that are meant to show an array of New Yorkers -- is marked by a conspicuous absence of any Asians.

    We're not only a vibrant, active, group of participants in the visual and performing arts community, but we're incredibly strong patrons as well. It would be nice to have a shout out once in a while from an organization that we as a group so dearly enjoy. With representation comes respect -- mutually!


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