Category Archives: 2017

Saturday, September 23, 2-6 PM
Hancock Community Garden, 324 Hancock St, Brooklyn, NY 11216

Saturday, September 23, 2-5 PM
Concord Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center, 300 Madison St, Brooklyn, New York 11216

Saturday, September 16, 2-6 PM
920 Kelly Street (Basement), Bronx, New York 10459

Saturday, September 23, 2-6 PM
Hancock T&T Community Garden, 324 Hancock St, Brooklyn, NY 11216

Saturday, September 16, 2- 5PM
920 Kelly Street (Basement), Bronx, New York 10459

Saturday, September 23, 2-6 PM
Hancock T&T Community Garden, 324 Hancock St, Brooklyn, NY 11216-2401

Saturday, September 16, 2-4 PM
920 Kelly Street (Basement), Bronx, New York 10459

Saturday, September 16, 2-5 PM
924 Kelly Street, Bronx, New York 10459

Saturday, September 16, 2-4 PM
920 Kelly Street (Basement), Bronx, New York 10459

On July 29, 2017, Ayana Evans brought her performance piece, “Operation Catsuit” to the Kelly Street Garden.   Evans’ performance delivered fantasy into the space and invited participants to live an unusual experience while doing their everyday activities. Wearing boas, tiaras, and masks, participants gardened, danced, and had refreshing drinks served by the artist herself. […]

Protecting people we love: A conversation between Sue Jeong Ka and Candace Williams

2017 Create Change Fellow Ingrid Romero and Bedford Stuyvesant Artist-in-Residence Lizania Cruz uses prompts to discuss music and the power of songs to underscore their cultural experience. Prompt 1 from Lizania: What is a song that you listen to before going to your motherland? And what is the motherland for you?         […]

On Friday, July 14, our Executive Director Kemi Ilesanmi moderated “What Will Be Different: A Conversation on Social Justice Arts Organizations in a Changing America,” presented by The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation at The 8th Floor.This discussion was part of a series of events curated by Brian Tate as part of “We Are the People […]

Every Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon, since March, The Laundromat Project has been offering free art workshops in front of Laundry Pro laundromat at 938 E 163rd St in Hunts Point/Longwood. These workshops are spaces of experimentation and inspiration, where people can dedicate time to work with their hands, and connect with other dimensions of their […]

Get to know Yeji Jung, on of our summer 2017 Programs Intern:   So, what made you decide to intern with The LP? How does the internship relate to your studies? I wanted to intern with The Laundromat Project because I wanted to work at the intersection of art and justice at a grassroots level, […]

On Saturday on June 17, the weekend before Juneteenth, The LP’s 2017 Create Change Cohort visited current Bed-Stuy Artists-in-Residence Lizania Cruz, who welcomed us into her studio. She shared about her project “We the News,” which will start next month in partnership with Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI) and Bed-Stuy’s Hancock Community Backyard Garden […]

Photo Credit: wocintechchat.com #WOCinTech   A breezy summer web security guide for folks under siege, dissidents, and engaged artists by 2017 Create Change Fellow Candace Williams. Candace is the first of our 2017 Create Change cohort to be featured as a guest writer on The LP’s Spin Cycle blog this year:   On the morning of November […]

GREENING THE CITY AT THE 14TH ANNUAL HUNTS POINT FISH PARADE AND SUMMER FESTIVAL Photos by Osjua Newton   The Laundromat Project’s Greening The City Festival at the 14th Annual Hunts Point Fish Parade was a wonderful event filled with community engagement and conversation through artmaking, and hands-on activities exploring environmental justice in Hunts Point, […]

Get to know Daria Harper, our Summer 2017 Development & Communications Intern:   So, what made you decide to intern with The LP? How does the internship relate to your studies? I am currently studying Journalism + Design and Ethnicity & Race Studies at The New School. I am passionate about community organizing and felt […]

Get to know Alix Camacho Vargas, our Summer 2017 CUNY Cultural Corps Programs Intern.