In, Of, and Crossing Essex

By Fall of 2018, Essex Market will prepare for its relocation as part of the Essex Crossing development. At this time of transition, In, Of and Crossing Essex will present three artist projects by Sonia Louise Davis, Dillon de Give, and Hatuey Ramos-Fermín.

On being an ‘artist and….’

Listen to the podcast at FAB NYC. Elizabeth Hamby and Hatuey Ramos Fermin (also known as Meta Local Collaborative) are Bronx based artists who continue to transform our understanding of New York’s largest public space: its streets. They explore the histories of neighborhoods, create site-specific participatory work, engage a broad range of people, and work […]

Parade of Perseverance

El Museo prepares for 41st Annual Three Kings Day Parade Story by Gregg McQueen Parade of PerseveranceDesfile de la perseverancia Four decades later, the three kings (and queens) still reign. The East Harlem streets will once again be taken over by real camels, giant hand-made puppets and live music, when El Museo del Barrio celebrates its annual Three Kings […]

Bronx Calling: The Third AIM Biennial

Jessica Vaughn, Glory, 2014, Digital Photograph, 30 x40 in Courtesy of the artist July 9 to September 20, 2015 Curated by Bronx-based artists Hatuey Ramos-Fermín and Laura Napier, Bronx Calling: The Third AIM Biennial features the work of seventy-two emerging artists engaged in the Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) Program (classes of 2014 and 2015). AIM provides professional development […]

2014 People Powered $10K Challenge

  2014 People Powered $10K Challenge from The Laundromat Project on Vimeo.   Incorporated in 2005, The Laundromat Project brings socially relevant and socially engaged arts programming to laundromats and other community spaces to amplify the creativity that already exists within neighborhoods. We envision a world in which artists are understood as valuable assets in […]

Latinos on the line

Latinos on the 6 Train Line: A Tour of BX Latino Environmentalists and More! First published on Bronx River Sankofa by Morgan Powell Let’s enjoy a few of the hundreds of places overfull with environmental, cultural, and advocacy history (1970s to the present) worth savoring along the Pelham Bay/ no. 6 train line in the Bronx, […]

A NECESSARY SHIFT

EFA November 15 – December 21, 2013 Opening Reception: Friday, November 15, 6-8pm A Necessary SHIFT is an exhibition and series of events that celebrates and highlights EFA’s Residency for Arts-Workers as Artists, now entering its fourth year. With the launch of this exhibition, we launch the official name for the residency: SHIFT residency, and highlight the activities […]

Core 77 Design Award Educational Initiative winner

The Project Funky Fresh that I was the leading Teaching Artist is part of this award Core 77 Design Award Educational Initiative EDUCATIONAL INITIATIVES PROFESSIONAL WINNER DESIGNER / TEAM NAME The Center for Urban Pedagogy PROJECT Urban Investigations CLIENT The Center for Urban Pedagogy

Arin Rungjang on Cooking up “Golden Teardrop” for the Thai Pavilion in Venice

by Max Crosbie-Jones for Blouin ARTINFO BANGKOK — Conceptual artist Arin Rungjang was recently confirmed as one of two artists due to helm the Thai Pavilion at this summer’s Venice Biennale (the other being Wasinburee Supanichvoraparch). Surprisingly, it appears that his contribution will be quite un-Rungjang like in some respects — free of the audience activities or site-specific responses for which […]

Process and Progress: Drew Manahan, Meta Local Collaborative & The Bronx River Alliance

  On View from February 01 – February 23 Gallery Location: 305 E. 140th Street, #1A, Bronx, NY 10454 Reception: Friday, February 1, 2013, 6-9pm GALLERY HOURS: Wednesday–Friday, 3pm–6:30pm / Saturday, 12pm–5pm FREE ADMISSION Bronx, NY, January, 2013—Bronx River Art Center (BRAC) is proud to announce Process and Progress: Drew Manahan, Meta Local Collaborative & The […]

Flux Factory Not so Silent Auction 2012

  Date: Wednesday, December 19th Location: 79 Walker Street, 6th Floor, NYC Time: Cocktails begin at 7pm, award ceremony at 8:00pm, with silent bidding until 10pm Metalocal Collaborative (Elizabeth Hamby & Hatuey Ramos Fermin) is  part of Flux Factory’s not so silent Art Auction Title & Date: Metalocal Mystery Box (2012) Material: Mixed (Mystery!) Dimensions: 4″ x 2″ x 2″ […]

Celebrating Conversing Bricks

Please join us on Wednesday, December 5th 2012, 6:30 PM  @ Hostos Community College, to celebrate Hatuey Ramos-Fermin’s “Conversing Bricks” permanent public art installation. The installation was constructed from bricks sent by an anti-immigrant right wing organizations to those congressional representatives who voted against the legislation to build the wall between Arizona and Mexico. The […]

Oceans / Golden Tear Drop (Thong Yod)

CEC ArtsLink in partnership with THE POINT CDC Presents “Oceans/Golden Tear Drop (Thong Yod)”     November 2nd, 7-10pm 940 Garrison Avenue Bronx, NY 10474 Bronx-based artist Hatuey Ramos-Fermin and Thai artist Arin Rungjang collaborate on a project that explores the relationships between a Thai dessert and a Puerto Rican dance using personal histories and […]

Voices and Visions: Re-imagining America Media Exhibition

  The Voices and Visions Re-imagining America Media Exhibition at the recent Imagining America national conference in New York City presented the work of artists and artist collectives whose practices articulate the mission of Imagining America by thriving in and contributing to community-based action and revitalization. The program was divided between two screening rooms, focusing on the strategy and practice of […]

Art in Odd Places Model 2012

Street Cartographies will be part of this year’s Art in Odd Places! Fashion. Prototype. Pose. Imitate. Plan. System. These definitive words come together to create AiOP 2012: MODEL, a festival of transformative ideas, wearable visions of positive change, and walking theories that expand preconceived notions of public space and art. From October 5 -15, national and […]

Voices and Visions: Re-Imagining America Media Exhibition

Voices and Visions: Re-Imagining America Media Exhibition. This is part of  Imagining America National Conference, October 5-7 2012  721 Broadway, Lower Level, Rooms 010 & 014  Organized by Bill Aguado, former executive director, Bronx Council on the Arts. Curated by independent NYC artists Kanene Holder, Elizabeth Hamby, and Hatuey Ramos-Fermin. The Voices and Visions Media Exhibition presents the work […]

Laundromat Project’s Third Annual Public Art Potluck

Third Annual Public Art Potluck What Do We Bring? Yummy Food and Public Art! What Do You Bring? An Open Mind and Creative Ideas! Wednesday, October 3, 2012 | 7:00pm – 9:30p Doors open at 6:30pm University Settlement, 184 Eldridge Street, New York, NY 10002 The Laundromat Project invites you to celebrate this year’s Create Change artists […]

Funky Fresh debut presentation

Who decides where supermarkets go? Does the Bronx have enough supermarkets? Does it matter? This summer, CUP collaborated with teaching artist Hatuey Ramos-Fermín and a group of Bronx public high school students from CUNY College Now at Hostos Community College to look at who gets supermarkets, who doesn’t, and why. To find answers, the group […]

Soundview Park Summer Festival 2012: City of Water Day in Your Neighborhood

Friends of Soundview Park annual celebration of the park and the Bronx waterfront! All activities are FREE and open to the public. Performances for all ages, family friendly fun and educational activities, and fitness and recreational programming. 10:00 am – 6:00 pm – Street Cartography This bicycle-based mobile exhibition of ideas about ways to make […]

The Hive/El panal

Trienal Poli/gráfica de San Juan Several venues – San Juan Puerto Rico By Paco Barragán for ARTPULSE Magazine The Trienal Poli/gráfica de San Juan de Puerto Rico (The San Juan Polygraphic Triennial) kicked off on April 27 under the umbrella title El Panal/The Hive, with the participation of 150 national and international artists. The budget is […]

Laundromat Project 2012 Cycle

We are excited to be part of the Laundromat Project Create a Change Artist Residency!  Hatuey Ramos-Fermin and Elizabeth Hamby will turn their laundromat into a classroom environment in their project Mind the Gap/La Brecha to invite their neighbors to propose new ways of increasing their access to green spaces and the waterfront. Collaborating with locals, they will […]

Unveiling Pro-Immigrant Art Made from Anti-Immigrant Bricks

In the Bronx Unveiling Pro-Immigrant Art Made from Anti-Immigrant Bricks Last Saturday, Congressman Serrano joined Hostos Community College President Dr. Félix Matos Rodríguez, community leaders, and artist Hatuey Ramos-Fermín to unveil a the first part of a newly installed art feature at the Hostos Memorial Plaza. The Conversing Bricks installation, which is in the form of […]