REAL COLLABORATION

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 […]

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IMAGES FROM COTTON CLUB PROJECTION

  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 […]

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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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“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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VICKI DaSILVA LIGHTS UP WEST HARLEM

  REPURPOSE Public Art Intervention A  North River Arts! Production/Curated By Savona Bailey-McClain Public Display on May 10, 2014 North Rivers Arts is 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 […]

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