HueArts NYC, a new citywide initiative, hopes to secure greater support for institutions led by and serving people of color.
Made possible by a donation from Amazon stakeholder MacKenzie Scott, the award is the single largest in the Bedstuy-based organization’s history.
The online platform will include a user-friendly map, searchable online directory, and field report spotlighting NYC arts organizations created by and centering POC.
Relocating from its two locations in Harlem and the South Bronx, the arts nonprofit will soon open its doors in Bed-Stuy.
Last month, I participated in Shaun Leonardo’s “I Can’t Breathe,” a public, participatory workshop and performance that takes the form of a self-defense class.
If you’re concerned about the state of arts funding and support under the new incoming administration, then we have some suggestions of what you can do.
I’m home in Brooklyn now — I’ve been back for about three weeks. As the Department of Local Affairs starts up in Bed-Stuy, where I’m the artist in residence for the Laundromat Project, I’ve been thinking about different ways to frame and understand my summer.