DIFFERENT STROKES FOR DIFFERENT FOLKS: Art in The Bronx The Bronx has a rich, diverse, and productive artistic community, but you’d be hard-pressed to find a commercial gallery in the borough.

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DIFFERENT STROKES FOR DIFFERENT FOLKS: Art in The Bronx

What art market? Hatuey Ramos-Fermín shows us the thriving and diverse art scene in New York City’s Bronx, where community-driven projects create a robust ecosystem, not an economic system.

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boogiedownrides: Make Things (Happen) is a participatory project organized by Christine Wong Yap featuring 29 artist-created activity sheets to make things or make things happen. Artists: Lauren F. Adams, Oliver Braid, Maurice Carlin, Kevin B. Chen, Torreya Cummings, Helen de Main, double zero, Bean Gilsdorf, Galeria Rusz, Sarrita Hunn, Maria Hupfield, Nick Lally, Justin Langlois, Justin […]

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RESIDENT SPOTLIGHT 2013: HATUEY RAMOS-FERMIN

First published at the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts. Hatuey Ramos-Fermin is a participant in EFA’s 2013 Residency for Arts Workers as Artists. In addition to his art practice, Hatuey is the Media Lab Manager-Coordinator for the Teen Council Program at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. Michelle Levy: What are you working on now? HRF: I am […]

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Ancestry and Spirit: Site Specific Performance in the Hunts Point Homes Residency

By Taja Lindley | June 2013 On a rainy day in May I’m making my way to the Bronx Academy for Arts and Dance (BAAD!). The walk from the 6 train station at Longwood Avenue is a long one, or rather it feels that way because I’m walking into a place that’s tucked away, out […]

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Young people share stories about Hunts Point neighborhood in the Bronx.  This is part of the collaborative project: OCEANS/ GOLDEN TEARDROP between artists Arin Rungjang and Hatuey Ramos-Fermín, produced by CEC Artslink and The POINT CDC. (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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An intrepid group of Bronx public high school students teamed up with teaching artist Hatuey Ramos-Fermín to find out how New York City decides where to put the burdensome, smelly, and dangerous facilities that make the city run—but nobody wants in their backyards. Turns out, there are some guidelines called Fair Share that were made […]

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Creative Conversations: Nontsikelelo Mutiti, Elizabeth Hamby, and Hatuey Ramos-Fermin

Reposted from the Laundromat Project. Each year, The Laundromat Project commissions 5-7 Create Change Public Artists-in-Residence to create socially engaged art in their own neighborhood coinops. Over the course of six months, they join our Create Change Professional Development Fellows in a series of workshops meant to strengthen their creative practice. Over the next few […]

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Limbo (Jorge Luis Borges)

I build architecture with photography. What I create with these images gives a different interpretation of architectural spaces. These pictures create a labyrinth, a complex place where one does not know where it leads to, what awaits one after turning left or right. In this new landscape without nature, I play the role of Daedalus walking through a maze.

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