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 response to the current global pandemic and nationwide shutdown, Trans Boxing has adapted their work in exploratory ways. In addition to moving their weekly classes to a virtual platform, Engaging Artists Resident Nola Hanson is developing an offshoot project, titled Trans Boxing Conceptual Exercises. The project invites participants to follow instructions and submit documentation
Ed Giardina and Devon Tsuno along with their student artists from Cypress College Art Department and CSU Dominguez Hills PRAXIS art engagement program + DHAC student art club are voluntarily working together (remotely) to construct, assemble, and distribute face shields to communities in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. These southern California communities include healthcare and essential workers, such 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.
On Thursday, March 18, 2015, More Art and the Hudson Guild community came together to celebrate the opening night of The Disappearing City (on view at Hudson Guild Gallery 441 W 26th St through April 24). Artist Assistant and More Art intern, Brooke Latham, shares her experience from the opening night. For roughly one month, Amy
Patterns and prints lay strewn about the table amongst fabric scissors, sewing needles, and trimmings. Chatter filled the air with warm memories, igniting a smile on each present face. Artist Amy Wilson was busy attending to each needle that needed threading, and each question that needed answering. The Disappearing Cities quilting workshop’s first meeting was