Press Mentions

 

2016



January 20

WFUV

City Scape: Spin Cycle

Radio

 

 

2015

December 20

Artsy

The Most Relevant Art Today Is Taking Place Outside the Art World

Isaac Kaplan

Article

 

December 8

Creative Time Summit

The Geography of Learning: Kemi Ilesanmi

Video

 

October 27

Hunts Point Express

Kelly Street Neighbors Unite Around Garden

Shawn Blagmon

Article

 

October 27

Americans for the Arts

Power and Agency Are Waiting for You: Come Claim What’s Yours

Risë Wilson

Article

 

October 27

City of New York

Mayor Bill de Blasio Appoints New Members to the Cultural Affairs Advisory Commission

Press Release

 

October 9

The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage

Questions of Practice: Kemi Ilesanmi of The Laundromat Project on the Role of Artists in Community Development

VIDEO

 

September 24

BK Live

Bed-Stuy Resident Artists

TV, VIDEO

September 23

Brooklyn Reader

Griots in the Stuy

Article

 

September 16

Brownstoner

Laundromat Art Festival to Transform Bed Stuy This Weekend

Hannah Frishberg

Article

 

September 16

Urban Omnibus

Ben Pardee

The Laundromat Project: Field Day 2015

Article

 

September 1

DNAinfo

Laundromat Art Festival Celebrates Neighborhood Culture Across the Boroughs

Camille Bautista

Article

 

May 18

Wall Street Journal

New York City Rethinks Art for the Masses
Jennifer Smith

Article

 

February 23

Broadway World

2015 Arts Entrepreneurship Awards Winners Announced

ARTICLE

 

February 16

BronxNet

BronxTalk: The Laundromat Project

TV, Video

 

February 12

The Guardian

Six Creative Ways Artists Can Improve Communities

Laura Zabel

ARTICLE

 

 

2014

September 22

The Uptowner

Uptowners Help Lead the Fight for Climate Justice at the People’s Climate March

Sara Aridi

ARTICLE

 

September 22

Bronx Ink

Local garden Reignites Long-Lost Community Spirit

Saheli Roy Choudhury

ARTICLE

 

July 24

Bronx News 12

Trade Blanket Exhibition Encourages Bartering Over Buying

TV, VIDEO

 

July 14

DNAInfo

Queens Love to be Celebrated at Storytelling Event

Katie Honan

ARTICLE

 

June 23

NY1

Artists Pay Homage to Bronx History at Poe Park

TV, VIDEO

June 20

Bronxnet

Five Boro Story Project

TV, VIDEO

 

Summer

Social Work Degree Guide

The 25 Most Amazing Community Arts Projects

ARTICLE

 

Winter / Spring

Studio Magazine

Neighborly Interventions: The Laundromat Project

LeeAnn Norman

ARTICLE

 

January 10

Brooklyn Reader

A Laundromat Project Sparks the Birth of a Calendar

ARTICLE, VIDEO

 

April 23

Idealist Blog

These Laundromats Take Your Quarters AND Your Good Ideas

Celeste Hamilton Dennis

Article

2013

November 19

The New York Times

An Art Teacher Preserves the History of Harlem, While Creating Her Own Legacy

Sandra E. Garcia

ARTICLE

 

September 28

Hunts Point Express

Hunts Point Field Day Explores Creativity

Steven Trader

ARTICLE

 

August 9

Bed-Stuy Patch

Street Signs Become a Map to the Soul

C. Zawadi Morris

ARTICLE

 

Summer

Americas Quarterly

Arts Innovator: The Laundromat Project, United States

ARTICLE, VIDEO

 

Summer

Americans for the Arts: National Arts Marketing Project

Let’s Get Weird: Lessons on How to Innovate, Motivate, and Take a Leap of Faith

e-book

 

May 13

Art21 Magazine

New Kids on the Block | “Mapping Soulville” with Aisha Cousins

Jacquelyn Gleisner

ARTICLE, VIDEO

 

May 3

Next City

The Playful Secret Behind the Places You Want to Be

Will Doig

Article

 

April 25

Daily News

Bronx Arts: A new project will set up an art gallery in a laundromat in Hunts Point

Tanyanika Samuels

Article

 

April 23

DNAinfo

Laundromat Art Galleries to Feature Three New Artists-in-Residence

Paul DeBendetto

Article

 

March 23

Bonfire Impact

Change Beyond Nickels and Dimes – The Laundromat Project

Gianina Thompson

Article

 

March 21

Untapped Cities NYC

Six Unique Laundromats in NYC

Michelle Young

Article

Press Releases

June 2014

The Laundromat Project Announces 2014 Create Change Artists

 

February 2014

The Laundromat Project and La Casa Azul Bookstore Co-Present Panel & Workshop on Gentrification and Housing Affordability for Artists

 

January 2014

The Laundromat Project Announces Expansion of Flagship Public Art Program Create Change, Issues Call for Proposals

 

November 2013

The Laundromat Project Featured in O Magazine’s Holiday Giving Guide

 

September 2013

The Laundromat Project Announces Inaugural Field Day, a Festival of Neighborhoods

 

April 2013

The Laundromat Project Announces 2013 Public Artists-in-Residence