Fall 2013

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Jen Kennedy & Liz LindenThe NYTFRG Yearbook

A yearlong series of collaborative public performances and print publication that challenge antiquated notions of feminism, locate such notions within the news media, and aim to create a long lasting archive of readers’ responses to daily news.

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Go! Push Pops (Katie Cercone and Elisa Garcia de la Huerta, with Char Johnson)Diamond Tribe

A participatory workshop offered to low-income female youth that emphasizes collaboration through creative movement. A combination of hip hop, yoga, and vocalization, as well as media literacy breakout groups that explore the goddess archetype in contemporary culture, the Diamond Tribe workshop creates a safe space for self-empowerment within a group dynamic.

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Chloë BassDepartment of Local Affairs

A project that asks Bed-Stuy residents to help design “tourism” materials to reflect real experience rather than real estate hype. 

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Spring 2013

Benton C Bainbridge (with Minou Maguna and Bill Etra)Telematic Etra

A series of video chat room discussions with Bill Etra about his lifelong pursuit of “total plasticity of the moving image.”

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Torkwase Dyson (Studio South Zero)Shapes We Need, Kitchens We Don't

A temporary collaborative public sculpture and ecological activity workshop where participants turned common food storage and urban gardens into unique living wall systems.

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Fantastic FuturesReading Writing Writing

A series of public reading and writing groups organized around issues such as identity, technology and language. 

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Alicia GrullonCampaign Headquarters

A tangible central hub for communities to discuss everyday environmental challenges in order to stimulate exchange information and promoting new legislation. 

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