About the Year of Light — On 20 December 2013, The United Nations (UN) General Assembly 68th Session proclaimed 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (IYL 2015). This International Year has been the initiative of a large consortium of scientific bodies together with UNESCO, and will bring together many different […]
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 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 & […]
In Dialogue Exhibition — Closer Conversation In June, The West Harlem Art Fund and the Humanities and Arts Division of City College are co-producing the outdoor exhibition In Dialogue. One of the installations is called Closer Conversation and features a series of mailboxes for visitors to submit various messages. This prompted the curator to look […]
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 […]
BROOKLYN’S ART KARTEL WILL JOIN HARLEM CURATOR FOR INTERACTIVE PUBLIC ART SERIES THIS FALL Photo Credit: Lev Radin Independent curator Savona Bailey-McClain will join artists from around the City to create installations in gardens throughout East Harlem, beginning this fall. According to McClain, “I am very excited about the new art scene that’s developing uptown. […]
THE WEST HARLEM ART FUND & NEW YORK RESTORATION PROJECT BRING INTERACTIVE PUBLIC ART INSTALLATIONS TO EAST HARLEM GARDENS East Harlem, NY…Play (LABS) is a group exhibition that will link four East Harlem community gardens together and explore the importance of play for both children and adults. This public art series will begin in mid-October […]