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June 2021

2021 Create Change Fellow Artist Presentations

June 26 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

>>> This event is free and open to the public. Register to attend here. __ Join us for an afternoon of reflection and creative community celebration at our 2021 Create Change Fellow Artist Presentations.This year’s six month remote Fellowship program was shaped around strategies for understanding power mapping, shifting narratives through art, and building trust and accountability alongside community. The Create Change program encourages the deepening of community engagement methods across each of the twelve artist’s creative practices. During this virtual…

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May 2021

Open Studio: Dreamseed Collective

May 12 @ 6:30 PM

>>> This event is free and open to the public. Register to attend here. Created by Artists-in-Residence Malanya Graham, Maliika Nia-Imani, and Blaise Sparda, The DreamSeed Oracle deck will offer guidance and affirmations to those who have limited access to these tools. The project was born out of the idea that generational healing is co-created within our own communities. Black and POC communities have deep ties to tarot but are rarely represented in their imagery. Inspired by their Black and…

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April 2021

Radical Mapping: Making Meaning in Our Communities

April 15 @ 6:00 PM - April 16 @ 6:00 PM

Liberation is a spatial practice. —Mario Gooden, Architect & Scholar Throughout history, maps have helped shape human endeavor and experience. Hardly neutral and deeply embedded in the faultlines of power, maps have been used to name and delineate lands, peoples, and states. They have been used to create, and to sever, relationships according to race, economics, language, and more––from Ptolemy’s Geography in 150 AD, to the 1491 map that led to colonization of the “New World” and theft of Indigenous…

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Open Studio: AfroPeach

April 7 @ 6:30 PM

>>> This event is free and open to the public. Register to attend here. Join Artists-in-Residence Ogemdi Ude and Rochelle Jamila Wilbun for a discussion around their project AfroPeach, a series of dance workshops for Black postpartum people in Brooklyn. The project uniquely blends movement healing practices and birth work to provide holistic care for Black people after pregnancy and birth. The workshop offerings will focus on healing from the physical, mental, and emotional effects of pregnancy and birth, creatively…

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March 2021

Open Studio: Haus of Dust

March 17 @ 6:30 PM

>>> This event is free and open to the public. Register to attend here. The LP and Haus of Dust invite you to participate in an immersive virtual experience on Latinx Queer communities dealing with substance use, followed by a conversation with Create Change Artist-in-Residence Gabriel G. Torres, producer Aaron Salazar, and marketing & development director Kristen Kelso. The conversation will be facilitated by Richard Morales, Manager of Community Partnerships at the LGBT Center. The 5-7 minute immersive virtual experience…

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November 2020

The Reality of a Future

November 17, 2020 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

>>> This program is free and open to the public. Register here. As we collectively shift into a post-election reality, we are calling together our LP community to connect and discuss the impacts of this historic moment. We seek to provide fertile space for discussion, inspiration, reflection, and action, and to highlight the ways art and culture can help us build the future we want to see. Join us November 17 at 6:30 pm (EST) for a two-part program. Hear…

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Artists-in-Residence Final Presentations

November 12, 2020 @ 6:30 PM

Join us for The LP's 2020 Artists-in-Residence Final Presentations to learn more about the three community-based projects that were supported during this year’s Create Change program! Free and open to the public. Register to attend here. Throughout the year, each artist has shaped rigorous, collaborative, and dynamic place-based projects. From ballroom culture and housing justice, to mutual aid networks and Filipino heritage, artists Ariana Faye Allensworth, Jaclyn Reyes, Sydney Baloue, and Xenia Diente will discuss their project designs, ideas, and experimentations. The…

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October 2020

Taking Place: Virtual Open Studio

October 22, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Taking Place is a virtual open studio with Karl Orozco and Cynthia Alberto, artists operating from different positions within the greater Philippine diaspora in New York City. Karl and Cynthia are collaborators of 2020 Create Change Artists-in-Residence Xenia Diente and Jaclyn Reyes, whose residency project, Little Manila Queens: Bayanihan Arts, has brought together the Philippine community predominantly in Woodside, Queens through a series of art interventions, mutual aid, and community-building initiatives. In this event, each artist will address their own…

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Virtual Open House

October 5, 2020 @ 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Join LP staff and community for a virtual open house to learn more about The LP's new home in Bed-Stuy! Hear about our community engagement work in the neighborhood, the process of finding the space, our dreams for the future, and more. Register for this event here. Event time is in Eastern Daylight Time.

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Create Change Info Session

October 1, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Learn more about the Create Change program and the selection process from LP staff and alumni artists. Join us for an info session on October 1 at 6:00pm EST via Google Meet! Register by submitting this form. Live closed captioning will be available through the platform and a recording of the session will be available for all to reference on our website.

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