In my role as Community Organizer at Spaceworks, winter has been a time to dive into the challenges artists, cultural workers and communities face: from increasing work space costs to systemic barriers and isolation.
Mujeres, The Magic, The Movement, and The Muse was created by Peggy Robles-Alvarado as part of the Spaceworks Bronx Community Artist Grant program.
Last week, we gathered at Spaceworks @ Williamsburgh Library for a ROOTS PARTY, a making and conversation space where people can gather to make roots and discuss issues surrounding life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
We teamed up with Dance Lit Grantee Melinda González, TiLLT Magazine’s Megan Curet, and Pedestrian Wanderlust to host a free, all-day event celebrating community, music and dance. 2pm-3pm: Discussion Panel, Where is Dance Going?Curated and hosted by TiLLT Magazine editors Nicole Zee and Megan Curet. Panelists: Rami Shafi, Christine Bonansea Saulut and Melinda González. 5pm-7:30pm: Closing … Read More
June 2017 is New York Music Month (NYMM) – the first-ever citywide celebration of New York City’s diverse music ecosystem including 2,000 of free rehearsal space.
Created by El Puente CADRE Teaching Artist Janelle “Nellie” Young as part of her Dance Lit Residency, BODY POETRY explores connections between poetry and the body.
The Spaceworks and El Puente CADRE Dance Lit Residency is a community-based residency program for dancemakers to build deeper connections with communities where they create work. As part of this program, Spaceworks and El Puente awarded residencies to artists from CADRE, El Puente’s network of mostly Latino community artists, artisans and cultural workers rooted in North Brooklyn, … Read More
The aim of the Spaceworks Bronx Community Artist Grant program is to enhance formal and informal connections between artists and communities in the Bronx. Awarded grants ranging from $1,000-2,000 will support emerging Bronx-based artists in developing creative projects that are community-based with an emphasis on social engagement, community involvement, and collaboration. We were thrilled to receive applications from artists all … Read More
The Spaceworks Bronx Community Artist Grant program seeks to enhance connections between artists and communities in the Bronx.
Melinda González and Jose L. Ortiz, better known as Dr. Drum, share the significance of their cultural practice of Bomba and their ties to the Williamsburg community.