The West Harlem Art Fund was inspired this year with poetry from former US poet laureate Rita Dove. Her poem, Under the Viaduct, 1932 focused on the sounds and movements underneath these structures. The Design Trust of NY recently published a study called Under the Elevated which shares the history of NYC’s el trains. And […]
Professor Ed Darino from Pratt’s Digital Art, has created an animated video of our logo SYNCED. The various teams are getting excited. We will present original artwork that will use technology to embed in these original works by Northern Manhattan artists.
“Performance that is improper can shift the air.” by Thomas DeFranz Move over Marina Abramovic! Black artists have been creating performance art for decades. An often misunderstood art form. Performance art disrupts conventional thinking and the presentation of art. The West Harlem Art Fund has invited Harlem-based artist Dianne Smith to present her 1st performance […]
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 […]
Photos taken by C. Bailey and W. Vaultz Our outdoor series UNDER THE VIADUCT will involve several pop-up interventions along the Hudson River and under the 12th Avenue and Henry Hudson viaduct (digital projections, sound art, tours and dance) for the general public on three dates – June 6th, July 18th and October 3rd. UNDER […]
“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, […]