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Screen Shot 2020-10-07 at 1.38.50 PMVote by Mail by Karina Aguilera SkvirskyPart performance, part documentary, part PSA, Karina Aguilera Skvirsky commemorates the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage.
Screen Shot 2020-10-07 at 1.32.24 PMEquality Tea by Jaime SunwooIn her short film, Jaime Sunwoo brews tea while drawing parallels between the fraught histories of the tea trade and the suffrage movement.
Screen Shot 2020-10-07 at 1.11.12 PMSister Outsider: A Remembering and Declaration of These Our Self Evident Truths…We Be Black, We Be Woman, We Be Human. by Abby DobsonAn exploration of Black women’s relationship to suffrage, belonging, and citizenship in the US.
Screen Shot 2020-10-07 at 1.05.14 PMPenny Wasn’t Pullin’ No Wagon, by LaTasha N. Nevada DiggsArtist LaTasha Diggs pays tribute to women who were not immediately affected by the 1920 suffrage decision due to systemic racism.
Screen Shot 2020-10-01 at 5.28.50 PMGather & Act 2020On September 29, 2020, The LP gathered in celebration of our 15th year of advancing art projects and building community.
We the News: Amplifying the Stories of Black Immigrants and First Generation Americans, Lizania CruzWe the News: Amplifying the Stories of Black Immigrants and First Generation AmericansLizania Cruz created "We the News," a pop-up newsstand that publishes stories by Black immigrants about their experiences in the US.
Critical Mapping Q & A with Ariana Faye AllensworthCritical Mapping Q & A with Ariana Faye AllensworthThe LP chats with Ariana Faye Allensworth on her residency, the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project, and more.
Screen Shot 2020-06-10 at 3.23.20 PMA World Inside Drawing: Celebrating Our NeighborhoodsFamilies in Sugar Hill created illustrated books with artist Leslie Jiménez inspired by memories in their neighborhood.
maxresdefaultYes, Femme! A Community Space for Femmes of ColorSal Muñoz’s ongoing series, The FEMME Project, features photographs and interviews with cis and trans femmes of color.
maxresdefault-1Rose Petal Refuge: Creating Sanctuary for Queer and Trans* People of ColorThree Soulscapes arrive in Harlem parks as spaces of sanctuary, by artist Zeelie Brown, for queer and trans* people of color.
Screen Shot 2020-06-10 at 3.55.18 PMCreative Conversations: Financial Literacy and Sustainability for Cultural Producers“Grinding leads to Dust" - We talk about how artists and cultural producers can build more financial sustainability into their practices.
Screen Shot 2020-07-07 at 5.35.29 PMID Shop – Round Robin: Two Bridges NewspaperSue Jeong Ka documents narratives of undocumented immigrants in the process of applying for government-issued ID cards.
Screen Shot 2020-07-08 at 1.08.38 PMWe the News: Black Immigration NarrativesWe the News by Lizania Cruz shares Black immigrant stories through bilingual zines in small Bed-Stuy businesses.
Screen Shot 2020-07-08 at 2.43.31 PMThe Black School – Harlem: In the Freedom School TraditionThe Black School: Harlem is an experimental art school that combines art making with discussions on radical Black political theory.
Screen Shot 2020-07-08 at 1.27.54 PMUbuntu – I Am Because We Are: Community Appreciation through PortraitsTijay Mohammed and neighbors in the South Bronx create mixed-media portraits in celebration of the women in their lives.
Screen Shot 2020-07-08 at 1.03.14 PMBlack August Cocoon: Safety and Self Defense for Black GNC folks and WomenDuring the month of Black August, OlaRonke Akinmowo led Black women, femmes and GNC people in self-defense and affirmation classes.
Screen Shot 2020-07-07 at 4.34.32 PMCreative Conversations: Fire Escape TalksArtists Abby Dobson, Nayo Sasaki-Picou, and Kearra Gopee talk on a fire escape on art, Caribbean identities, blackness, and womanhood.
Screen Shot 2020-07-07 at 4.24.09 PMThe Iyapo Repository: Future Tech in Bed-StuyAyodamola Okunseinde and Salome Asega created a pop-up museum that exhibits technological artifacts designed by Bed-Stuy residents.
Screen Shot 2020-07-01 at 2.47.38 PMHarlem Motion: An Animated View of HarlemHavanna Fisher hosted stop motion workshops where community members created animations and connected with neighbors in Harlem.
Screen Shot 2020-07-01 at 2.23.35 PMCoco Climate Cart: Climate Change in the South BronxMisra Walker uses a helado cart, a Latino Bronx icon, to document the impact of climate change on communities of color.
Screen Shot 2020-07-01 at 2.12.50 PMA Living Room On Roosevelt: Community Safety in Jackson HeightsRo Garrido brings a living room to Roosevelt Ave where community members have conversations on safety in Jackson Heights.
Screen Shot 2020-07-07 at 1.54.34 PMThe Khayamiya Monument: Herstories on Displacement and WarKatherine Toukhy opens a space for Arab women and U.S. female veterans in Bay Ridge to share stories of displacement and war.
Screen Shot 2020-07-01 at 2.06.34 PMDioko: Senegalese Narratives in West HarlemElvira Clayton explores the cultural parallels between the African-American and Senegalese communities in West Harlem.
Screen Shot 2020-07-01 at 12.32.20 PMStory Block: Life on Kelly StreetThe cultural history of Kelly Street in the Bronx is archived by artists Alison Kibbe and Sasha Phyars-Burgess.
Screen Shot 2020-07-01 at 12.30.24 PMKnow Waste Lands: A Community Garden in BushwickRaul Ayala and Fernanda Espinoza create mixed-media murals that live on the walls of Bushwick community garden, Know Waste Lands.
Screen Shot 2020-07-01 at 12.21.15 PMMy Baryo, My Borough: Oral Histories of Filipino AmericaClaro de los Reyes celebrates the legacies of the Filipino/Filipino-American community in Queens through an oral history archive.
Screen Shot 2020-07-01 at 12.14.09 PMGriots in ‘The Stuy’: A Neighborhood as a Living ArchiveBed-Stuy residents are spotlighted by Rasu Jilani in an oral history archive and exhibition of portraits along Tompkins Avenue.
Screen Shot 2020-06-30 at 5.40.41 PM The Department of Local Affairs: A Story Social HubA social hub sneaks into the everyday, in a laundromat in Bed-Stuy, where patrons and artist Chloë Bass share stories with each other.
Screen Shot 2020-07-01 at 11.43.45 AMBeauty in Her Own Words: Salon Stories from Woodside, QueensIn a beauty salon in Woodside, Queens Sukjong Hong interviews customers and neighbors to create a magazine reflective of the stories and beauty of immigrant women.
Screen Shot 2020-07-01 at 11.04.47 AMFive Boro Story Project: Cross-Borough Community StorytellingBridget Bartolini organizes city-wide storytelling programs where New Yorkers share stories and art inspired by their neighborhoods.
Screen Shot 2020-07-01 at 11.00.05 AM Housing is a Human Right: Affordable Housing and the Struggle for HomeA multi-media documentary portrait by Michael Premo and Rachel Falcone of the struggle for home in New York City.
Screen Shot 2020-07-01 at 10.47.23 AMGood Trade: Urban Indigenous Mutual ExchangeIn the South Bronx, Dennis RedMoon Darkeem enacts the Native American custom of trade in an urban environment.
Screen Shot 2020-07-01 at 10.39.45 AMHarlem On My Mind, Too: Harlem Local NarrativesWhat does a Harlem storytelling mixtape sound like? Poet beluvid ola-jendai finds out.
Screen Shot 2020-07-01 at 10.35.10 AMABC 7 Report: The Inwood Laundromat Language InstituteABC 7 coverage of The Inwood Laundromat Language Institute by 2011 Artist-in-Residence, Hector Canonge.
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