This week More Art launches a Year of Public Water, a project by artist Mary Mattingly that examines the complex history of NYC’s drinking watershed, bringing attention to the often unseen labor that people, along with our broader ecological community, undertake to care for our water. As the U.S. experiences a heightened health, economic, environmental,
This past Earth Day was slated to mark the opening of Mary Mattingly’s Public Water project at Prospect Park. While the project is currently on hold due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are using this time to reflect upon environmental stewardship and commons. Below Mattingly reflects on Public Water from quarantine, where she’s washing her
In late September More Art will be presenting their newest commission by internationally renowned artist Shimon Attie, Night Watch. The project is a short film that brings center stage some of New York’s newest inhabitants: refugees and asylum seekers. Developed through research and collaboration with legal aid organizations such as Safe Passage and Immigration Equality, as well as
Watch behind-the-scenes of the REMAP mapping and wellness workshop at Jeffereson Market Library (NYPL) on Vimeo. REMAP is facilitated by Anna Adler, Corinne Cappelletti, and Julia Rooney – participants of the 2014 Engaging Artists Residency focused on addressing homelessness through the arts.
Starting this week we are delighted to announce a series of blog posts by High School Students from the Gotham Professional Arts Academy in Bedford-Stuyvesant. The students attended our public art performance by Dread Scott this past October in DUMBO. Over the course of the following weeks the students organized a series of “Town Hall”