2019 Create Change Fellow | 2020 Creative Action Fund Awardee
Flatbush | Painting, Sculpture, Film, Poetry
Josiah Valle Ellis is an interdisciplinary artist and activist, from Queens, who studied painting, performance, and direct action at Cooper Union. With many growing edges, and grounded in love for all, they have a humble determination to act in service of life held in common: to empower and enliven creative capacities, develop a shared “dangerous unselfishness” (MLK), and collaboratively shape culture toward dismantling patterns of oppression destroying life systems on earth.
2020 Creative Action Fund | Flatbush Mixtape
Flatbush Mixtape is an emerging neighborhood coalition that serves neighbors through relationship building, providing direct services, & knitting together existing networks.