In September 2010, while walking home from an art opening in South Park Slope, Brooklyn based artist Iviva Olenick passed by several bars and restaurants that reminded her of former boyfriends. All of a sudden, Brooklyn looked and felt like a love map. With this realization, The Brooklyn Love Exchange was born.
Iviva has spent the past year interviewing and collecting love stories from other Brooklynites and using them to create embroidered art work, with partial funding from the Brooklyn Art Headlines

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