is an experimental platform to cultivate critical improvisation: tactics for self-articulation and collective engagement as we demand a more just society. Less a formal education program and more a container for collective study, this first iteration of the project is open-ended and speculative, connecting music, movement, struggle, assembly and transcendence.
Trans Family Archive revolves around a series of roundtable discussions designed to increase the contact and communication between generations of trans and non-binary individuals.
Will build a more informed history of Brooklyn through its street names, inviting participants to join in a series of workshops and embodied public performance.
A platform for intervention, mobilization, and improvisation, that channels bodily movement as a political tool in order to explore ideas related to identity and personhood for Puerto Ricans in Puerto Rico and abroad.
What 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. Through a variety of events and gatherings, the collective will offer individuals and communities affected by HIV and other participants the chance to consider questions about collective community healing and support.
In a series workshops for young people of color who have limited access to arts education, Chris will engage participants in writing and performing original songs as a means to cultivate confidence in their creative capacity and give a voice to their stories.
Having been intimately involved in her community of Bed-Stuy as part of her photography work, Hidemi is expanding her practice to create a photography studio that offers free classes to community members to learn skills in documenting and capturing their everyday lives.
Our work is possible thanks to the support from: