As seen in the protests in Charlottesville and the subsequent removals of Confederate statues like the Dr. J. Marion Sims statue in East Harlem and across the nation, art is a site of power when placed in a public space. Continue Reading →
In Harlem, a team of young artists engaged local elders through the creation of a mural that has transformed the entrance to the Saint Nicholas Houses Senior Citizens Center. Continue Reading →
Groundswell, the Office of Council Member Ritchie Torres, and the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) will unveil the first two murals of a series of three at the Saint Nicholas Houses today Thursday, June 23 at 4:00 PM EST, as part of a major one-year initiative entitled “Public Art / Public Housing.” Continue Reading →
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