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.
Evans’ performance questions ... MORE
Three days across three different neighborhoods! Field Day is our annual festival of neighborhoods showcasing arts and culture and celebrating community in Bed-Stuy, Harlem, and Hunts Point/Longwood.
This year, in response to a rapidly shifting political and cultural landscape, we have dedicated our 5th Annual Field Day Festival of Neighborhoods to creatively exploring and building spaces ... MORE
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 ... MORE
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, Bronx. Despite some unexpected, ... MORE
Beginning in Fall 2016 and continuing through this year, the Laundromat Project has been bringing artists and communities together at our Kelly Street Collaborative space in Hunts Point/Longwood to address shared struggles, differences, and diversities while centering BlackLivesMatter.
Regarding the ongoing and longstanding crisis of racial violence in our communities, we want to be responsive by ... MORE
Walter Cruz is our second Kelly Street Artist-in-Residence.
See what’s coming up at our Kelly Street creative hub!
Meet Alicia Grullón, Artist Catalyst
In partnership with Workforce Housing Group, Kelly Street Garden, and Banana Kelly Community Improvement Association, The Laundromat Project has transformed a 2 bedroom-apartment on Kelly Street in Longwood, South Bronx into a thriving creative community hub, with artist studios, arts programming, and community partnerships that allow us to engage the larger Kelly Street community.
The ... MORE
Artist Assistant, Taylor Brock, takes us through the Kelly Street Garden in the South Bronx
Creating an archive to celebrate the cultural richness of Kelly Street in the Longwood section of the Bronx
Photo essay on Hunts Point by 2014 Fellow Sasha Phyars-Burgess
Sasha and Alison at Kelly Street Block Party with StoryBlock – August 15th