17 episodes

artWork is FABnyc's podcast exploring at how art works in the world. Launched in 2016, artWork is an ongoing conversation with culture makers on the role arts and culture can play in strengthening communities. artWork is currently produced by FABnyc, hosted by Executive Director Ryan Gilliam with Associate Producer, Michael Hickey. artWork was originally conceived by former Executive Director Risa Shoup and Denise Shu Mei.

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artWork is FABnyc's podcast exploring at how art works in the world. Launched in 2016, artWork is an ongoing conversation with culture makers on the role arts and culture can play in strengthening communities. artWork is currently produced by FABnyc, hosted by Executive Director Ryan Gilliam with Associate Producer, Michael Hickey. artWork was originally conceived by former Executive Director Risa Shoup and Denise Shu Mei.

    17. The Laundromat Project with Rachel Falcone and Michael Premo

    17. The Laundromat Project with Rachel Falcone and Michael Premo

    Rachel Falcone is an artist and documentary producer/director. Before starting Storyline, Rachel traveled across the United States with the Peabody award-winning national oral history project StoryCorps, and she has worked as a producer with EarSay, Inc. and Incite Pictures. Rachel has taught oral history and storytelling for movement-building in collaboration with institutions like the Museum of the City of New York and Parsons The New School for Design. She consults on transmedia storytelling and impact campaigns for nonprofit organizations and media projects. Rachel studied philosophy at University College London and Vassar College.
    Michael Premo is an artist, journalist and filmmaker. In addition to his work with Storyline, he has created original film, radio, and theater with numerous companies including Hip-Hop Theater Festival, The Foundry Theater, The Civilians, and the Peabody Award winning StoryCorps. Michael’s photography has appeared in publications like The Village Voice, The New York Times, and Het Parool, among others. Recent projects with Storyline include the multi-platform project 28th Amendment: Housing is a Human Right, the participatory documentary Sandy Storyline, and award-winning short film and exhibit Water Warriors. For the Corporation for Public Broadcasting he helped produce Veterans Coming Home, a multi-platform public media series distributed by PBS. Michael consults on participatory documentary processes, impact strategy, and civic engagement through Storyline and the Interaction Institute for Social Change.
    The Laundromat Project advances artists and neighbors as change agents in their own communities. We envision a world in which artists and neighbors in communities of color work together to unleash the power of creativity to transform lives.
    artWork is FABnyc’s podcast exploring how art works in the world. Launched in 2016, artWork is an ongoing conversation with culture makers on the role arts and culture can play in strengthening communities. artWork is currently produced by FABnyc, hosted by Executive Director Ryan Gilliam with Associate Producer, Michael Hickey. artWork was originally conceived by former Executive Director Risa Shoup and Denise Shu Mei.

    • 52 min
    16. Native Art Department International with Paul Castrucci

    16. Native Art Department International with Paul Castrucci

    Native Art Department International is a collaborative long-term project created and administered by Maria Hupfield and Jason Lujan.  As artists-in-residence with Fourth Arts Block and Downtown Art during the first six months of 2018, Native Art Department International conducted three interviews with people, each with deep histories and connections to the Lower East Side.
    Paul Castrucci, Architect. Paul is a Passive House trained designer whose Lower East Side firm specializes in sustainable residential architecture, community centers, public gardens, and artist’s studios.  The firm’s services are focused on new buildings that are Passive House and Net Zero certified; they also provide rehabilitation of existing structures and as energy conservation and code consultation.
    artWork is FABnyc's podcast exploring how art works in the world. Launched in 2016, artWork is an ongoing conversation with culture makers on the role arts and culture can play in strengthening communities. artWork is currently produced by FABnyc, hosted by Executive Director Ryan Gilliam with Associate Producer, Michael Hickey. artWork was originally conceived by former Executive Director Risa Shoup and Denise Shu Mei.

    • 20 min
    15. Native Art Department International with Muriel Miguel

    15. Native Art Department International with Muriel Miguel

    Native Art Department International is a collaborative long-term project created and administered by Maria Hupfield and Jason Lujan.  As artists-in-residence with Fourth Arts Block and Downtown Art during the first six months of 2018, Native Art Department International conducted three interviews with people, each with deep histories and connections to the Lower East Side.
    Muriel Miguel, Playwright, Artistic Director of Spiderwoman Theater. Born in Brooklyn, Muriel co-founded Spiderwoman Theater Ensemble in 1976; it is the oldest feminist theater in North America. Muriel is a 2016 Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship recipient, and is a member of the National Theatre. She continues to direct, perform, and teach in-residence at Amerinda.
    artWork is FABnyc's podcast exploring how art works in the world. Launched in 2016, artWork is an ongoing conversation with culture makers on the role arts and culture can play in strengthening communities. artWork is currently produced by FABnyc, hosted by Executive Director Ryan Gilliam with Associate Producer, Michael Hickey. artWork was originally conceived by former Executive Director Risa Shoup and Denise Shu Mei.

    • 23 min
    14. Native Art Department International with Dave Powell

    14. Native Art Department International with Dave Powell

    Native Art Department International is a collaborative long-term project created and administered by Maria Hupfield and Jason Lujan.  As artists-in-residence with Fourth Arts Block and Downtown Art during the first six months of 2018, Native Art Department International conducted three interviews with people, each with deep histories and connections to the Lower East Side.
    Dave Powell, Executive Director of Cooper Square Mutual Housing Association. Cooper Square MHA is committed to the preservation and development of tenant-controlled and cooperatively owned affordable housing. In addition to serving as a nonprofit affordable housing manager, developer, and owner, Cooper Square MHA works in coalition with other groups to promote the preservation and development of affordable housing throughout the Lower East Side of Manhattan.
    artWork is FABnyc's podcast exploring how art works in the world. Launched in 2016, artWork is an ongoing conversation with culture makers on the role arts and culture can play in strengthening communities. artWork is currently produced by FABnyc, hosted by Executive Director Ryan Gilliam with Associate Producer, Michael Hickey. artWork was originally conceived by former Executive Director Risa Shoup and Denise Shu Mei.

    • 15 min
    13. Organizing + Artmaking with Raquel de Anda and Gan Golan

    13. Organizing + Artmaking with Raquel de Anda and Gan Golan

    Gan Golan is a NY Times bestselling author, artist and activist. His books include the hit satire “Goodnight Bush” and critically-acclaimed “The Adventures of Unemployed Man.” His work combines grassroots community organizing with high-profile, media-genic public spectacles that shift popular narratives and mobilize communities. A fan of pop-culture, he has created original video games projected onto the side of buildings to challenge corporate power, and invented a fake sports team, the corporate "Tax Dodgers" to address economic inequality, who were installed in the Baseball Hall of Fame. Recently, he helped design the largest climate mobilization in history, The People’s Climate March. As an artist he has created visual works for Erykah Badu, Henry Rollins, Willie Nelson and Neil De Grasse Tyson. He is a co-founder of the The Movement Netlab, a Think & Do tank, which studies and supports decentralized mass social movements.
    Raquel de Anda is an independent curator and cultural producer based in Brooklyn, NY. De Anda began her career as Associate Curator at Galería de la Raza, a contemporary Latino arts organization in San Francisco, CA. Born and raised on the U.S. Mexico border, her work focuses on themes of separation, inclusion and the intersections of migrant rights with climate change and other movements for racial and economic justice. She is a firm believer in the power of art and culture to transform society. De Anda holds an MS from Parsons School of Design, with a focus on integrating cultural equity in the field of arts and culture. Recent exhibitions include The Ripple Effect: Currents of Socially Engaged Art (Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, D.C.), Art in Odd Places intervention festival (NYC), and overseeing creative production for the historic People’s Climate March (NYC), with hundreds of artists and 400,000 people participating.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    12. Culture, Organizing, and Identity (a lot of ways to slice that tomato) with Gonzalo Casals and Prerana Reddy

    12. Culture, Organizing, and Identity (a lot of ways to slice that tomato) with Gonzalo Casals and Prerana Reddy

    Gonzalo Casals is the Director of the Leslie-Lohman Museum. His experience ranges from innovative programming, authentic engagement strategies, and progressive cultural policy. As Vice President of Programs at Friends of the High Line, he led the organization in a transformative process to focus on equitable cultural practices. Gonzalo held various roles at El Museo del Barrio. His tenure was informed by ideas of cultural production as a vehicle to foster empowerment, social capital, and civic participation. Gonzalo continues to explore these concepts as member of the Naturally Occurring Cultural Districts New York (NOCD-NY).
    Prerana Reddy is the Director of Public Programs & Community Engagement for the Queens Museum. She is also in charge of the museum’s community engagement initiatives that utilize a cultural organizing model to build inclusive civic engagement opportunities in nearby neighborhoods predominately comprised of new immigrants. These include the museum’s offsite immigrant arts & activism center Immigrant Movement International Corona and the collaborative design and ongoing programming of Corona Plaza. She was recently appointed by the Mayor to the NYC Cultural Affairs Advisory Commission, which advises the Department of Cultural Affairs on increasing cultural equity and developing the City’s first comprehensive cultural plan.
    artWork is FABnyc's podcast exploring at how art works in the world. Launched in 2016, artWork is an ongoing conversation with culture makers on the role arts and culture can play in strengthening communities. artWork is currently produced by FABnyc, hosted by Executive Director Ryan Gilliam with Associate Producer, Michael Hickey. artWork was originally conceived by former Executive Director Risa Shoup and Denise Shu Mei.

    • 56 min

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