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September 2019

“Afromystic E.P. (Experimental Project): Intensive Day 1” by Seyi Adebanjo (CC 2019) at Spaceworks-Williamsburg

September 7, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Spaceworks-Williamsburg, 240 Division Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11211 United States

The Laundromat Project's 2019 Create Change Artist-in-Residence Seyi Adebanjo invites you to RSVP for Day 1 of their Afromystic E.P. intensive. This intensive will include interviews, Òrìṣà story-circles, story-writing, and embodiment with gestures/movements, and will culminate with showings/performances in Brooklyn and the Bronx. RSVP only, 15 spots available https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfiXIGDbhF-Nd6C5DQtpniXqzIEFiAS4qoxewCffWKzxRgi_w/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1 Seyi Adebanjo’s Afromystic E.P. (Experimental Project) is part of The Laundromat Project’s 2019 Create Change Artist-in-Residence Program. The Residency is for artists of color with a demonstrated record of developing community-based…

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“Afromystic E.P. (Experimental Project): Òrìṣà Readings in Nature” by Seyi Adebanjo (CC 2019) at Brook Park

September 4, 2019 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Brook Park, 494 E. 141st Street
Bronx, NY 10454 United States

The Laundromat Project's 2019 Create Change Artist-in-Residence Seyi Adebanjo invites you to join and participate in "Òrìṣà Readings in Nature." The readings will be an opportunity for community members to read texts that pertain to Queer/Trans/Gender Non conforming folks in Yoruba/Orisa practice. After each reading, community members are encouraged to participate in group discussion. Seyi Adebanjo’s Afromystic E.P. (Experimental Project) is part of The Laundromat Project’s 2019 Create Change Artist-in-Residence Program. The Residency is for artists of color with a…

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August 2019

“Imagining a Nonprofit Wakanda: Opportunities For Us to Support Black Leadership in the Sector” panel organized and moderated by LP Board member George Shuttles with Executive Director Kemi Ilesanmi as panelist at Amalgamated Bank HQ, Martin Luther King Jr. Room

August 20, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Amalgamated Bank HQ, 275 7th Avenue
New York, NY 10011 United States

Black Philanthropy Month (BPM) was created in August 2011 by Dr. Jackie Copeland-Carson and the Pan-African Women's Philanthropy Network (PAWPNet) as an annual, global celebration of African-descent giving. Learn more about BPM HERE . This year's theme is: Let's Make History. Given how much discourse there has been in recent years about people of color in nonprofit leadership (from the latest Chronicle of Philanthropy profile of 25 leaders to the Building Movement Project’s Race to Lead studies highlighting the racial leadership gap, to…

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“Heal the Man in Order to Heal the Land: Adults Soul Painting Ceremony with Bianca Dominguez” organized by Tattfoo Tan (CC 2010) at Snug Harbor

August 17, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, 1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY 10301 United States

Soul paintings mirror the true essence within each individual. Each soul has layers upon layers that rest within, mirroring multiple timelines of existence, and reflecting past lives. During the ceremony, the karmic cords and the shadows of the self are illuminated to be acknowledged and healed through the power of breath, meditation, and creative expression. We will begin in a circle sitting down in lotus position. Palo Santo will be passed around to cleanse and bless our bodies. In the…

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“Ariana Faye Allensworth: Staying Power & AEMP” at Independent Curators International (iCI)

August 14, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Independent Curators International, 401 Broadway #1620
New York, NY 10013 United States

On August 14 join ICI for the second iteration of the two-part program entitled New Media Intimacies with Ariana Faye Allensworth (Curatorial Intensive Alumna NOLA ‘19) to discuss how the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project (AEMP) makes visible what gentrification obscures. Founded in 2013 during the dawn of the current tech boom in San Francisco, AEMP is a volunteer-run data visualization and storytelling collective documenting displacement and resistance upon gentrifying landscapes. Primarily working in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, and…

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“reGENEration lab” a new experimental participatory performance by Jaime Sunwoo (CC 2018) at The Producers Club

August 10, 2019 @ 7:00 PM
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The Producers Club, 358 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036 United States

Enter reGENErate, a gene modification clinic that promises to transform patients into their ideal self. By examining shortcomings, insecurities, and inherited traumas, reGENErate asks what we want to change and why. Pay what you wish: RSVP SAT 8/10 7pm SUN 8/11 5pm The Producers Club, NYC (358 W. 44 Street, New York, NY 10036) as part of the Failsafe Festival 2019

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“Colored Girls Hustle Marketplace: Summer 2019 Edition” event curated by Taja Lindley (CC 2014) at City Point BKLYN

August 10, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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City Point BKLYN, 445 Albee Square
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States

The Colored Girls Hustle Marketplace is a curated pop-up shopping experience featuring women of color artists, creatives, and makers. Join us on Saturday August 10th and Sunday August 11th as we take over an empty storefront in City Point BKLYN for our first market of 2019! This event is FREE and open to all ages. RSVP on Eventbrite for updates and raffle prizes. Participating vendors include: :: Saturday + Sunday :: Perry Boyce Candles, room sprays, and travel kits Luni…

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July 2019

Screening of “Trans Lives Matter! Justice For Islan Nettles” directed by Seyi Adebanjo (CC 2019) at Brooklyn Academy of Music

July 30, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Brooklyn Academy of Music, 30 Lafayette Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
$8.00 – $16.00

Presented as part of Film series We Can’t Even: Millennials on Film "Trans Lives Matter! Justice for Islan Nettles" dir. Seyi Adebanjo is a powerful record of a community vigil for Islan Nettles, a black trans woman beaten to death in front of a Harlem police precinct.

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“Figuring the Floral” exhibition featuring work by Katherine Toukhy (CC 2016) at Wave Hill

July 21, 2019 - August 1, 2019
Wave Hill, 675 W 252nd St
Bronx, NY 10471 United States

A flower’s life cycle of budding, blooming and pollinating, as well as its process of decay, strongly echoes the human condition. The exhibition Figuring the Floral features artists who apply this symbolism to their work—touching on race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, aging and other facets of identity. Reflecting on the site-specificity of these works exhibited amid the flourishing gardens of Wave Hill, Curator of Visual Arts Eileen Jeng Lynch notes how the exhibition is enhanced by the visible and tangible connections…

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“Heal the Man in Order to Heal the Land: Group breath-work session with Ambrose Gage” organized by Tattfoo Tan (CC 2010)

July 20, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, 1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY 10301 United States

Rebirthing breath work uses a conscious connected breathing technique to release tension and stored emotions in body, which makes space for new thoughts, actions, and possibilities in your life. Clearing the emotional past brings you into the present, into the body, restores innocence, and increases vitality. The breath work process is a powerful and gentle method of bringing in more life and releasing constrained and withheld energy in the body — allowing yourself to experience your expansiveness profoundly. An efficient…

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