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IMA student Betty Yu featured in Brooklyn Museum’s “Agitprop!” exhibition

April 21 2016No Commented

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The Brooklyn Museum is hosting an exhibition called “Agitprop!” which features politically progressive artwork by various artists. IMA student Betty Yu is featured in the exhibit for her work on “A People’s Monument to Anti-Displacement Organizing,” a wall exhibit that is currently featured in the museum in order to protest gentrification. The wall exhibit is described as a “community bulletin board” that features the works many artists.

IMA student Betty Yu receives two grants

February 25 2016No Commented

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IMA student Betty Yu received a grant from the Brooklyn Arts Council for an interactive community art project Celebrating Our Ancestors at Sunset in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

Additionally, she received a grant from the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s (LMCC) Creative Engagement for a community-led and anti-gentrification media project Here to Stay in Chinatown.

IMA student Betty Yu in Asian American Art and Activism in NYC

April 24 2014No Commented

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IMA student Betty Yu will be apart of the Asian American Art and Activism event, part of Target First Saturdays, taking place at the Brooklyn Museum on May 3rd from 7:00pm-8:00pm. Artists and activists will lead an interactive dialogue about important political and social issues they’ve addressed in their works. There will be Free Tickets at the Visitor Center at 6:00pm.

IMA student Betty Yu performance in the Speech, Chant, Manifesto

March 5 2014No Commented

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IMA student Betty Yu performed in the Speech, Chant, Manifesto: The Words of the Asian American Movement on March 4th at the Interference Archive. The performance was an ensemble of actors and organizers that staged a theatrical reading of writings and interviews of the 1970s Asian American Movement. The theatrical readings aimed not only to shine light on those words, but to produce a conversation between contemporary organizing and its political roots.