Documenting disappearing LES storefronts and oral history
Street Harassment Intervention Strategies” is a grassroots, multimedia-based project that aims to equip the NYC community with the skills necessary to respond to and intervene in street harassment when witnessing it. Through this project, Ranjani and Salvador will facilitate a limited number of street harassment intervention trainings, create a pocket-sized booklet of street harassment intervention strategies, and produce a video based on the trainings.
the largest mobile archive of New York City history by combining open records and map data with the digital collections of institutions like the Brooklyn Historical Society, Museum of the City of New York, and the New York Public Library.
In 2015, artists Tomie Arai, ManSee Kong and Betty Yu formed the Chinatown Art Brigade (CAB) a cultural collective that recognizes the power of art to advance social justice. As Asian American social justice minded artists, cultural workers and media makers they have roots in activism and movement-building work. We believe that art, culture and media work must serve and advance these social justice movements.
The Chinatown Art Brigade will be working closely with the Chinatown Tenants Union and CAAAV staff to launch “Here to Stay” a public art project that will address themes of gentrification and displacement in NY Chinatown. Artwork will be produced in workshops at the CAAAV offices in the spring and summer of 2016. Stay tuned for more news!
Examines how art can facilitate community coalition to create solutions for environmental progress in the City and promote more discussion on Climate Change. The project’s objective is to co-author a bill with Bronx residents that…
Immigrants need fresh air and exercise
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