Year: 2016

IMA alumna Walis Johnson’s project in Art in Odd Places Festival

Photo from the archiveIMA alumna Walis Johnson’s project “The Red Line Archive” will be showing at Art in Odd Places Festival October 8-9th from 2:00 – 6:00 pm on East 14th Street between 1st Avenue and Avenue C. The Archive highlights the personal and political relationship to real estate of Walis’ family history in brownstone Brooklyn that is now the site of aggressive gentrification, and includes new additional material focused complex history of Stuyvesant Town which borders the north side of East 14th St.

IMA alumna Betty Yu’s interview on Bowery Boogie and installation

IMA alumna Betty Yu’s interview: “Chinatown Art Brigade” Takes a Stand with Anti-Gentrification Projections on Bowery Boogie

Chinatown Art Brigade – A cultural collective Betty Yu founded will be showing at Smithsonian pop up show in NYC Nov.12-13th. The focus is on “Imagining Futures”. It will be shedding light on the stories and the voices of Chinatown immigrant working class tenants who have been in the frontlines of displacement & fighting back in Chinatown.