We wish to thank the artists that we have presented to serve the people of New York City with diverse art work. […]
The West Harlem Art and Pratt Digital Media Arts have formed an important partnership that will create original digital works with Northern Manhattan artists and teams of Pratt students and professors. Learn about this great department and institution. PRATT DEPARTMENT OF DIGITAL ARTS (DDA) Enjoying a history of artistic accomplishment since its founding as the […]
The West Harlem Art Fund and Pratt Digital Arts are pleased to present the artists Rafia Santana, Charlie Reynoso, Dianne Smith and Debra Swack for the premiere of SYNCED for Under the Viaduct on Saturday, October 3rd. This exciting collaboration involved months of planning with the assistance of professors and students at Pratt. Special thanks […]
The West Harlem Art Fund is so pleased to bring improvisation to Under the Viaduct. The organization has selected Movement Playdates. This team will show how we can all live life more artfully. The lineup for Under the Viaduct is growing for Saturday, July 18th. Time for this intervention is 4 p.m. About Playdates Playdates is […]
NYC Light 2015 chose “Shuffled Light” for projection at their Opening Ceremony Press Event in January 2015. This was an official event of the United Nations “International Year of Light & Light-based Technologies”. ”Shuffling” various segments from five (5) pieces shown in 2014 created the piece. New light was also added and, of course, the […]
Dubbed Directions acknowledges how construction is apart of everyday city life. We have to re-route and navigate constant change. This intervention is a play on street and construction signage and how we can still make ourselves feel safe within constant flux. LADY K-FEVER (b. Canada) is a New York based inter-disciplinary artist and curator working […]
SHORELINE Choreographed by Louise Ebersole for Under the Viaduct 2015, an art & lifestyle series where folks can meet, bike, skate or dine in an open-air plaza. Situated in West Harlem on 12th Avenue and near the Hudson River, residents and fellow New Yorkers can enjoy passive recreation in the daytime and when the sun starts going down, […]
“Urbanization is the defining trend of the 21st century; by 2030, 75 percent of the world’s 9 billion people will be living in cities. And urbanization is occurring most rapidly in places with the greatest lack of planning for urbanization.” — UN-HABITAT Executive Director Joan Clos i Matheu According to Project for Public Spaces, […]
UNDER THE VIADUCT 2015 Informational Meeting for West Harlem & Northern Manhattan Visual Artists Digital Media Opportunity Thursday, April 30, 2015 6- 8:30 p.m. West Harlem Development Corporation 423 W 127th St, New York, NY 10027 Presented by The West Harlem Art Fund in partnership with Pratt Digital Arts.
And when we say, GEAR UP, we really mean it. The West Harlem Art Fund is planning some lifestyle interventions for Under the Viaduct. With support from the NYC Department of Transportation, WHAF hopes to create temporary lanes for new and experienced riders on 12th Avenue. Signage will be created by street artists and then […]
In honor of Michael Jackson, the King of Pops! the Street Artist Lady K Fever and the Curator Savona produced a graffitti tribute in West Harlem on 12th Avenue, Under the Viaduct. Enjoy the imagery and Video.
The third installment of the successful intervention series Under the Viaduct, will take place on Saturday, October 4, 2014 and coincide with the Paris-based Festival of Lights. Nuit Blanche (which literally means White Night in French) was originated in 1984 by Jean Blaise, founder of the Centre de recherche pour le développement culturel (Research Center […]
Michael Abbatiello/Gabriel Barcia-Colombo/D. Carlton Bright/Dante Brown/Alon Chitayat/Eileen Cohen/Theresa Elwell/Victoria Estok/Lady K-Fever/Linda Griggs/Henry Gwiazda/Dennis Hlynsky/Dylan Kario/Nolan Lem/Jess Malcolm/Rupert Nesbitt/Jonas Nilsson/Eva Olsson/Jeff Ong/Steve Pavlovsky/Douglas Repetto/Pete Rogina/Cynthia Beth Rudin/Autumn Scoggan/Chafin Seymour/Dianne Smith/Kiki Williams Under the Viaduct is a public art initiative spearheaded by the West Harlem Art Fund for the communities of West Harlem, Washington Heights and […]
The West Harlem Art Fund wish to thank everyone including artists, curators, dancers and projectionists for making this intervention series successful. Please join us on Saturday at 6 pm to meet our elected officials and artists.
The H in Harlem is the largest public art installation in the community’s history. It will be lit on June 25th through September 25th, 2014. Many thanks goes to the artist, his team at Bentley Meeker Lighting & Staging and Theta Consulting. Thanks are to be given to the NYC Department of Transportation & […]
The 2nd installment of our lighting intervention is scheduled for Saturday, July 12th. There will be sound, graffiti and more digital art to show the public from 125th Street to 135th Street. This intervention series also complements the “H” installation by lighting designer and artist Bentley Meeker. To learn more about the intervention series, its […]
Above is a recap of the evening last Saturday night. I want to thank all the artists for their time, patience and participation.
Eduardo Difarneco A Papa. 1999 Video, Black and White, Sound, 4’09” Many folks are familiar with the “Burning Man” Festival in Nevada. For years, in Black Rock, a community is created where fire and light is the focal point. People come from thousands of miles to come. Participants think it’s an amazing experience. Well, […]
The West Harlem Art Fund is so pleased to have regional artists Dennis Hlynsky and Dr. Henry Gwiazda joining our lighting intervention series as well as husband and wife team Jonas Nilsson and Eva Olsson from Sweden. Their participation is showing that West Harlem is budding a real art scene that is both contemporary and […]