QUESTIONBRIDGE ORGANIZERS SPEAK

In 2012, the West Harlem Art Fund produced an installation with French artist Patrick Singh at the African Burial Ground in Lower Manhattan. As we prepared this digital installation, the Questionbridge exhibition was being installed at the Brooklyn Museum. Their project deals with Black male identity. I asked several members of the team to review […]

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Sound Art Lineup with Columbia University

SOUND ARTS/COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF THE ARTS has been at the helm of sound innovation for over fifty years with faculty specializing in composition, improvisation, music theory, musicology, installation, sculpture, instrument building, acoustics, music cognition, and software development. Faculty from the Computer Music Center, along with colleagues from Composition,  Visual Arts, and Engineering, led the […]

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“Art in the Open: A community forum on the value of public art”

Work by Dancer/Choreographer Gentry Isaiah George Savona Bailey-McClain, Executive Director & Chief Curator for the West Harlem Art Fund will lead a panel on Sunday, June 29th at 4:30 p.m. on public art at the Harlem Arts Festival. The lineup of the panel includes Painter/Teacher/Street Artist Alice Mizrachi, Dancer/Choreographer Gentry Isaiah George and Actress Celeste […]

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Cone the 125th Street Fault

  The West Harlem Art Fund is spearheading a public art initiative for the communities of West Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood. Communities along the Hudson River, want to enhance their open public spaces and attract artist locally, regionally and beyond. Northern Manhattan neighborhoods understand the benefits of the “arts” and that it can improve […]

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Meet Artist Yasmin Hernandez

Brooklyn-born and raised Puerto Rican artist Yasmin Hernandez’ work is rooted in struggles for personal, political and spiritual liberation. Her on-going project Bieké: Tierra de valientes combines oral history, painting, installation and video to explore the struggle for peace and justice in Vieques after decades of US Navy bombing maneuvers. Her 2011 mural Soldaderas, honors […]

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FUƧION NEW YORK

FUƧION NEW YORK is an engaged, curator-driven art show. The organizers will produce up to 16 curatorial experiences for the public at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural & Educational Center. Our show will explore what it takes to live and express oneself as a full human being. Technology has not only changed our lives forever […]

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DON’T WORRY …. WE GOT YOUR BACK

The West Harlem Art Fund is expanding its practice with urban art interventions. Our first will be an eyebombing at Riverside Park North. Eyebombing is the art of sticking “googly eyes” onto an inanimate object in the public sphere, in a way that cleverly lends the object the appearance of a living creature. We will […]

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