Tag: Grayson Earle

IMA alum Grayson Earle’s cryptocurrency project

IMA alum Grayson Earle collaborated with The New Inquiry to develop a free, easy-to-use application called Bail Bloc, which mines for a cryptocurrency to help disadvantaged people in New York pay for their bail bills. The project was born as a response to the prison-industrial complex, which imprisons thousands of low-income people before they are even trialed, making them lose jobs or custody of children and subjecting them to plea bargains.

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“The Cost of Fashion” projected at Lincoln Center

IMA students Nathan Fitch, Tennesse Watson, alum Grayson Earle and FM student Jesse Reyes projected the Rana Plaza’s collapse upon one of the walls of the Lincoln Center during Fashion Week.

New York Fashion Week Poster

The Rana Plaza was a clothing factory that collapsed in Bangladesh killing thousands of workers and leaving many others injured. Protests began when stores like Walmart, JCPenney and Mango have failed to compensate the victims of the disaster.
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