Category Archives: 2016

We spoke with Harlem-native and 2016 Create Change Artist-in-Residence, Havanna Fisher Newby, about her project…

Katherine Toukhy, Salvador (Sal) Muñoz, and Salome Asega in Creative Conversation.


July 18th- 29th, monday-friday 1pm-5pm, 920 kelly street basement   The Neighborhood Print Lab Program will give youth the opportunity to: Learn a variety of printmaking techniques Work collaboratively with other young people and professional artists Interview Bronx residents and community leaders Celebrate their community’s rich cultural history by making prints!   The program is […]

SATURDAY JUNE 18th, 12 PM – 5 PM Greening the City is a festival promoting arts and creativity as a means for bringing about about environmental awareness, community beautification, and wellness. Click here to see the photos from Greening the City 2016!   Free and open to general public, Greening the City addresses environmentalism with a […]

An intentional space on Roosevelt Avenue for community members to have conversations, share knowledge and history related to issues of community safety in Jackson Heights

The Khayamiya (Khayyāmiyah, Arabic) monument is a co-created public tent sculpture and community archive of the herstories of Arab women migrants/immigrants in Bay Ridge and U.S. female veterans.

A series of exploratory stop animation workshops as a vehicle for Harlem community.

A coquito helado cart, an icon in the Latino Bronx community, that documents the impact of climate change on communities of color.

The Iyapo Repository is a resource library that houses a collection of digital and physical artifacts created to affirm and project the future(s) of peoples of African descent.

Claudia is a media-maker and anthropologist who uses photography, video and sound to explore the borders and possibilities between arts, community work and social disciplines.

Adalky is a New York City born and raised artist.

Shamilia is community arts practitioner using theatre, herbalism, music and the written word to co-create liberatory spaces in her community.

Sal is an artist and community organizer living and working in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn.

Lyra is co-director of the public arts/humanities organization The Museum On Site, and teaches History and American Studies at Rutgers University.

Autumn is a Harlem-based community organizer, documentarian, and cultural producer whose work meets at the intersection of race, gender, class, and activism and seeks to tell the stories of those most marginalized.

Cynthia is an oral historian and media artist whose interested in making public history freely accessible to the community.

Terence is an art writer and critic and is currently the Andrew W. Mellon Oral Histories Fellow at BOMB Magazine.

Sue Jeong is an interdisciplinary artist.

Lindsay is a media artist and critical educator, engaged in creating multimedia projects exploring identity, presence, and history – most recently working on a web-based project: Evoking the Mulatto.