'Brooklyn Flux' is an ongoing photo project by Kristy Chatelain documenting the ever-changing culture of Brooklyn's Greenpoint and Williamsburg neighborhoods. When Catelain first moved to Greenpoint in 2006, she fell in love with the Polish mom-and-pop shops that lined the city's streets. Her love for photography worked hand-in-hand with her newfound love for Brooklyn but she sensed an immense amount of change was going to occur.
She began photographing the street art, defunct buildings and abandoned architecture of the charming town before it changed. Her prediction soon held true and her photo series Brooklyn Flux illustrates the countless changes that has occurred since she first photographed the area. In just a few years, plenty of these modest businesses have been replaced by overpriced bars and restaurants. Street art has since been covered to make room for artisanal bakeries and wineries. Brooklyn Flux essentially shows a before and after of the pervasive gentrification Greenpoint and Williamsburg experienced ultimately prompting her to move to another neighborhood.
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