2014 People Powered $10K Challenge

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[vimeo 110387716] 2014 People Powered $10K Challenge from The Laundromat Project on Vimeo. Incorporated in 2005, The Laundromat Project brings socially relevant and socially engaged arts programming to laundromats and other community spaces to amplify the creativity that already exists within neighborhoods. We envision a world…

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Make Things (Happen)

Make Things (Happen) is a participatory project organized by Christine Wong Yap featuring 29 artist-created activity sheets to make things or make things happen.     Artists: Lauren F. Adams, Oliver Braid, Maurice Carlin, Kevin B. Chen, Torreya Cummings, Helen de Main, double zero, Bean Gilsdorf,…

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The Sixth Borough Bike Tour at Marfa Dialogues

  Project Description It is often said that water is New York City’s “sixth borough.” Historically, the working waterfront was a site for commerce and development that shaped the character of the city forever. Today, much of New York City has shifted away from shipping…

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Artists are the People in Your Neighborhood

By Elizabeth Hamby for NAMAC The narrative of artists in neighborhoods often follows an arc that goes something like this: artists, in search of space to live and work cheaply, move to an industrial/low-income/out-of-the-way neighborhood. Real estate values rise, and all of a sudden the…

Elizabeth Hamby, Performing Public Space

First published at Performing Public Space Elizabeth Hamby is an artist and an educator working between the studio, the classroom, and the city. She is a member of Meta Local, an art collective that investigates the dynamics of urban space, and is one of the founders…

Underwater New York, The Bronx River

  Friday February 22, 2013 7:00pm-9:00pm At BRAC’s temporary space 305 East 140th St. #1A, Bronx, NY 10454 This event is FREE and open to the public! Underwater New York is a digital journal of writing, art and music inspired by real-life objects found in the…

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Wade in the water

Friday February 15, 2013 7:00pm-9:00pm At BRAC’s temporary space 305 East 140th St. #1A, Bronx, NY 10454 This event is FREE and open to the public! Join Meta Local Collaborative and BRAC for a special panel discussion about the different efforts to improve the Bronx waterfronts,…

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Take me to the river

  Tuesday February 12, 2013 7:00pm-9:00pm At BRAC’s temporary space 305 East 140th St. #1A, Bronx, NY 10454 Join Meta Local Collaborative and BRAC for  “Take me to the River”,  connecting the Bronx River’s past and future histories with presentations and conversations with: Morgan Powell, Editor, Bronx…

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Creative Conversations

Creative Conversations: Nontsikelelo Mutiti, Elizabeth Hamby, and Hatuey Ramos-Fermin Reposted from the Laundromat Project. Each year, The Laundromat Project commissions 5-7 Create Change Public Artists-in-Residence to create socially engaged art in their own neighborhood coinops. Over the course of six months, they join our Create…

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Soundview Park Summer Festival

  Friends of Soundview Park annual celebration of the park and the Bronx waterfront! All activities are FREE and open to the public. Performances for all ages, family friendly fun and educational activities, and fitness and recreational programming. 10:00 am – 6:00 pm – Street Cartography…

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Laundromat Project 2012 Cycle

We are excited to be part of the Laundromat Project Create a Change Artist Residency! Hatuey Ramos-Fermin and Elizabeth Hamby will turn their laundromat into a classroom environment in their project Mind the Gap/La Brecha to invite their neighbors to propose new ways of increasing their access to…