Category Archives: 2017

Designing the We 2017 Kelly Street Collaborative Community Artist-in-Residence Installation
, Multidisciplinary, Performance, Photography, and Visual Arts   The Laundromat Project is excited to announce the launch of our Kelly Street Collaborative Community Artist Residency, a three-month site-specific residency in which Bronx-based artists are invited to work in our Kelly Street Collaborative space at 920 Kelly […]

On August 11, 2017, Melissa Liu interviewed* Fay Bonas—a visual artist, teaching artist with The LP, and Kelly Street resident—about her artistic background and work. Fay most recently made a three-panel work of intricate and detailed buttons, which was on view during July-October 2017.   *Note This interview has been edited and condensed for length. […]

Get to know Ambar Castillo, our 2017-2018 017 CUNY Cultural Corps Programs Intern:   So, what made you decide to intern with The LP? How does the internship relate to your studies? The LP mission and vision intersects with what I believe in and want to do personally and professionally, which is to connect others […]

Get to know Kacy George, our 2017-2018 CUNY Cultural Corps Development & Communications Intern:   So, what made you decide to intern with The LP? How does the internship relate to your studies? The Laundromat Project was one of the CUNY Cultural Corps community partners. Our professional and personal values of art, culture, and social […]

2017 Create Change Fellow Stephanie Alvarado‘s 2017 Public Art Potluck speech:   “Buenas tardes a todxs. Muchisimas gracias por la oportunidad de estar aqui compartiendo este momento con ustedes.   Good evening everyone. Thank you so much for the opportunity to be here sharing this moment with you all.   Bronx Team Shoutouts! Deion Gonzalez […]

Read The Laundromat Project 10th Anniversary Deck!   Please click here to download the PDF or use the viewer below.  

Read our interview with Stay Hungry’s founder, Syreeta Gates. Stay Hungry is The Laundromat Project’s featured culinary experience at our Eighth Annual Public Art Potluck (and don’t forget to buy your tickets or support).   What is STAY HUNGRY? STAY HUNGRY is a culinary experience that bridges Hip-Hop with food and beverage. We partner young people, specifically in […]

2017 Create Change Fellows Alejandra Nasser and Emilio Poppe embarked on their creative conversation much like a burgeoning friendship. In a moment of great wonder, joy, and change they wanted to first celebrate their unique and precious union through traditional commemorations such as a wedding or a “lit fuckin party”…. keeping all of their ideas […]

2017 Create Change Fellows Elizabeth Rossi and Stephanie Alvarado have creative conversations through journaling. They began with choosing a journal and writing an entry, followed by a prompt. Both artists exchanged their journals for six weeks building on their creative conversation.   Questions included: What does a decolonized love look like? How has your love […]

For their Creative Conversation, 2017 Create Change Fellows Abby Dobson, Nayo Sasaki-Picou, and Kearra Amaya Gopee discuss the impact of the Caribbean Diaspora.    

2017 Create Change Fellows Alethea Pace and Nayo Sasaki-Picou used the language of movement to explore the creative process and its challenges, both as dancers and women of color.   Nayo: These series of images look at the process as a dancer and someone who uses movement as a medium of artistic expression, who is […]

2017 Create Change Fellows Goussy Celéstin and Nikomeh Anderson, 2017 Create Change Commissions Artist Olaronke Akinmowo and 2017 Create Change Harlem Artist-in-residence Joseph Cuillier explore the ways in which their art practices connect to mental and emotional health, as well as how they engage with community within the art that we create.   OLA: How […]

2017 Create Change Fellow Makeba Rainey and Hunts Point/Longwood Artist-in-Residence Tijay Mohammed talk about African Wax Cloth and how they use the fabric in their artwork through this series of videos filmed outside at Kelly Street Garden.

Read our 2015/2016 Annual Report!   Download the PDF or use the viewer below.

Many of our our friends and family in the The LP community have been affected recently by Hurricane Harvey, Irma, Jose, and Maria, the earthquakes in Mexico, and other natural catastrophes. Through our team’s networks and those who we know are directly connected to affected communities, The LP team has gathered a list of grassroots […]

Saturday, September 30th, 4-6pm
MARCUS GARVEY PARK W. 120th St., & Mt. Morris Park W., New York, NY 10027

Saturday, September 16, 2-6 PM
Laundry Pro, 938 E 163rd St, Bronx, NY 10459

Saturday, September 30, 2-6 PM
M & M Community Laundry, 411 Tompkins Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11216

Saturday, September 30, 2-6 PM
Urban Garden Center LLC, 1640 Park Ave, New York, New York 10035

Saturday, September 30, 3-4:30 PM
Marcus Garvey Park, Enter at W. 120th St. & Mt. Morris Park W.