Category Archives: 2016

Watch video profiles of our 2016 Create Change artists’ projects, produced by Line Break Media.   Bed-Stuy Artist-in-Residence Ayo Okunseinde & Salome Asega: Iyapo Repository   Harlem Artist-in-Residence Havanna Fisher: Harlem Motion   Hunts Point/Longwood Artist-in-Residence Misra Walker: Coquito & Climate Cart   Commissioned Artist Ro Garrido: A Living Room on Roosevelt / Una Sala en La Roosevelt   […]

Get to know Curtis D. Young, SOAPBOX Co-Chair in 2015 and longtime LP supporter who officially joined The Laundromat Project’s Board of Directors in January 2017:   As a supporter of the arts, what do you feel is your connection to the arts? I’ve been a lover of the arts and culture from the moment I picked […]

Get to know Tresell Davis, our Board Treasurer. Tresell joined The Laundromat Project’s Board of Directors in September 2016:   You’ve been a longtime supporter of the arts. What do you feel is your connection to the arts, and what attracted you to The LP and excited you most about joining the board? I truly […]

Markita Miler is our 2016-17 teaching artist for Youth POWER  (Power Organizing for Winning Explorations of Resistance) Lab, The Laundromat Project’s after-school program at Brooklyn Community Arts & Media High School (BCAM). this opportunity is structured to equip young people with the creative tools, civic engagement skills, and confidence necessary to envision and take action in service […]

Get to know Gabija Kertenyte, our Fall 2016 development & communications Intern:   So, what made you decide to intern with The LP? How does the internship relate to your studies? This summer, I decided to take time off from school in order to have space to think and reconsider what I was doing. I […]

2016 Create Change fellow Lindsay Catherine Harris’s 2016 Public Art Potluck speech

2016 Create Change Artist-In-Residence Katherine Toukhy’s 2016 Public Art Potluck speech

Get to know Emily Mock, our new program associate

Get to know Melissa Liu, our Development & Communications Coordinator.

Meet Chef Gabriela Alvarez of Liberation Cuisine, featured chef for our 2016 Annual Public Art Potluck

See what’s coming up at our Kelly Street creative hub!

We most recently had a site visit at The Bedford-Stuyvesant Museum of African Art (BSMAA) which will host 2016 Create Change Artists-in-Residence Salome Asega and Ayodamola (Ayo) Okunseinde’s project, “The Iyapo Repository.”

Cynthia and Lindsay met at a pub in the East Village and chatted about identity, living in New York, labels, community, and more.

It is our hope that these creative repsonses and resources shared with The LP community will provide healing and encourage self care…

Misra and Ro started their exchange through a conversation on Snapchat which then evolved into a phone conversation…

Havanna and Autumn discuss inspiration, power, and the social responsibilities of being Black artist…

On a Sunday afternoon in Marcus Garvey Park, Rahviance and Shamilia discussed their relationship to shifts and changes…

What started as a casual conversation over tea and Sunday sunlight soon became, an impassioned and enriching revelation.

Adalky and Terence decided to have their conversation focus on the topic of food, but it turned out to be so much more…

Marching to protect our streets and youth on the frontlines of social and environmental injustices…