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
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, and I really ... MORE
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 as though my ... MORE
Get to know Alix Camacho Vargas, our Summer 2017 CUNY Cultural Corps Programs Intern. MORE
We’re excited to have our first in-house astrologer for our annual benefit SOAPBOX. Find out more about Alice Sparkly Kat through our interview with her, and be sure to buy your tickets to SOAPBOX 2017 to get an astrology reading with her:   What is your bio in six words or less?   What’s your favorite sound, texture, or ... MORE
Get excited about our biggest annual party of the year, SOABPOX, by reading our recent interview with DJ April Hunt. April will play a full set at SOAPBOX 2017 event on May 31:   What is your bio in one sentence? I mix a diverse musical palate that weaves through various genres and periods.   What’s your favorite sound, texture, ... MORE
Photo courtesy of Ka-Man Tse for @TSqArts. Meet 2017 SOAPBOX Featured Print Artist Saya Woolfalk. Be sure to check out her special edition print Untitled, 2017, available to order now.   What is your bio, in six words or less? Passionate, Resilient, Intuitive, Respectful, Honest.   Please tell us about an artist, curator, activist, or project that has influenced you. Artist, Wangechi Mutu ... MORE
We interviewed Kameelah Janan Rasheed, 2017 SOAPBOX Alumni Honoree, about what inspires her work, her connection to The LP, and more. Read to find out what she had to say”   What is your bio in six words or less? Perpetually curious artist, writer, and educator.   What motivates or inspires your creative practice? I am inspired by what it looks ... MORE
Find out what inspires the work and life of Hank Willis Thomas, one of our 2017 SOAPBOX Honorees for Award for Art in Community:   What is your bio in six words or less? I am a person.   Who are you are in community with? Humanity.   How did you first get connected with The Laundromat Project, and what made you decide ... MORE
Find out what inspires the work and life of Dr. Deborah Willis, one of our 2017 SOAPBOX Honorees for Award for Art in Community:   What is your bio in six words or less? Mother, photographer, sister, wife, curator, mentor.   Who are you are in community with? Women artists and photographers, photographers, singers and critical thinkers.   Can you tell us ... MORE
Get to know Henry Morales, our Winter/Spring 2017 development & communications Intern MORE
Get to know Rasu Jilani, who was our 2015 Bed-Stuy Create Change Artist-in-Residence and joined The Laundromat Project’s Board of Directors in September 2017:   You’ve been a part of The LP as one of our 2015 Create Change Artists-in- Residence. What excited you most about joining The LP’s board, especially as an alum? I was formerly an artist-in-resident with The ... MORE
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 up the alto ... MORE
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 feel as if ... MORE
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 ... MORE
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 went home to ... MORE
Get to know Emily Mock, our new program associate MORE
Get to know Melissa Liu, our Development & Communications Coordinator. MORE
Meet Chef Gabriela Alvarez of Liberation Cuisine, featured chef for our 2016 Annual Public Art Potluck MORE
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.” MORE