Fall 2017 Fellows

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Chris Ignacio, Co-written

A series of songwriting and performance workshops in New York for young people of color with limited access to arts and education. 

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Theodore (Ted) KerrWhat Would An HIV Doula Do? 

As part of a collective made up of artists, activists, chaplains, doulas, and others, Ted and his collaborators will be growing their work to reflectively respond to the ongoing AIDS crisis. 

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Hidemi Tagaki, The Bed-Stuy Social 'Photo' Club

A free community photography studio that offers portraits and classes to community members to learn skills in documenting and capturing their everyday lives.

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Spring 2017 Fellows

Aida Šehović, w_i_t_n_e_s_s_(assembly)

A multiyear project that addresses gender-based violence as a systemic culture of oppression and seeks to collectively heal the wounds that this violence has caused by bringing survivors into conversation with a larger public.

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Chinatown Art Brigade

Chinatown Art Brigade is a collective of Asian American artists and activists who collaborate with grassroots organizations in order to create public conversations that shed light on displacement in New York’s Chinatown and work to ameliorate the effects that new art world spaces have on Chinatown residents and business owners. With Culture Push, the CAB will work to find a shape and identity for their group, and concentrate on creating a strong network for their actions.

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Walis JohnsonThe Red Line Project

A multimedia project that uses the meditative space of the labyrinth to work through the complex subject of real estate redlining in New York City.

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