The West Harlem Art Fund in partnership with Iconic Linx had a great time at the Red Rooster for FUSION NY. Our panelists were wonderful. There was a spirited conversation that considered some provocative ideas and solutions that dealt with the issue of diversity in the creative arts world. WBAI Radio will air the entire […]
ON THE EDGE OF FUƧION The West Harlem Art Fund and Friends are presenting “On the Edge of Fusion” for Armory Arts Week from March 2nd through March 6th. This four day, pop-up digi salon with live art installations, takes place in Harlem at MIST. Curator-driven, […]
We have three interviews with artists and curators participating in our FUƧION NYC show. You will hear from Badder Israel, Richard Beavers and Yasmin Hernandez. Savona Bailey-McClain conducted the interviews which were co-produced by Yves Marie Vilain and Ms. McClain.
Yesterday, we finished installing The Couple. It was alot harder than we thought it would be. The bases are 5ftx5ftx3ft. So, moving them to the site was problematic. To make sure that the bases would withstand the elements, it was nailed and glued together with frames underneath to keep it secured. With the help of […]
The Bronx Culture Trolley was initiated in December 2002 to encourage, create and maintain a higher level of arts participation and business development throughout the Bronx as a tourism destination. Making a cultural loop through the lower Grand Concourse and in other sections of the Bronx, it provides an innovative way to travel free […]
According to the artist, working with found objects and connectors allows the viewer to interact with the materials. For instance, the objects will be visible through the rope and string. The installation then becomes more personal to the viewer as he or she can identify things from their everyday life. Sculpting with everyday objects is […]
The venue of our next installation is Bartow Pell-Mansion Museum, located in the Northeast Bronx. The West Harlem Art Fund is very excited about this installation. The organization has produced numerous installations in NYC parks but never in a formal garden. The artist chosen for this installation is Dianne Smith and the name of the […]