Archive for August 2020

Mona Chalabi’s 100 New Yorkers Postponed until September 2020

A colorful illustration of 100 characters drawn to visualize the diverse population of New York City.

Mona Chalabi, 100 New Yorkers Mona Chalabi’s 100 New Yorkers is postponed until September 2020. Please check back on our website and social media for updates on this event! 100 New Yorkers visualizes what the city’s population would look like if it were distilled from its ungraspable millions to a more relatable 100 individuals. Using…

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The Steve Circuit featured in Brooklyn Vegan!

A still from the second episode of "The Steve Circuit." Image courtesy of Yuko Otomo and Matt Mottel.

A still from the second episode of “The Steve Circuit.” Image courtesy of Yuko Otomo and Matt Mottel. The Steve Circuit: Downtown New York’s Subterranean Spirit was featured in the Brooklyn Vegan! Co-commissioned by ISSUE Project Room and LMCC, The Steve Circuit is an episodic series of videos and digital artwork dedicated to the late…

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Explore Lower Manhattan Through River to River 2020: Four Voices

Muna Malik, “Blessing of The Boats”, Image courtesy of the artist. What society would you build and how do we get there? Come to Belvedere Plaza in Battery Park City from this Saturday, August 15 to Tuesday, August 18 where you can write your thoughts onto an origami boat and add your creation to Muna…

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Fundraising Fundamentals webinars begin this week!

Brush up on your fundraising skills at this summer’s Fundraising Fundamentals webinars on August 13, August 27 and September 10 covering project budgeting, selecting the best work samples for your proposal, and grantwriting basics for artists. At each session, we will be joined by LMCC grantees; Juango Juan J Gutiérrez and Ashleigh Hendrix of Los Pleneros de la 21, artist Carlos David,…

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August LMCC Artist and Alumni Events

Many items are laid out across a table. There is a newsletter, a history book, a "Cultural Politics" booklet, a red floral tea towel, a bowl containing dried sage, a box of walnuts, and a teapot.

Image by Kenneth Pietrobono. LMCC Workspace alum Kenneth Pietrobono hosts REDISTRIBUTION, an online collaborative discussion series with researchers, workers, and artists exploring the complications, contradictions, and entanglements in the escalating need and demand to redistribute. Join the conversation by sending your thoughts, projects and related content at and follow #RedistributionWednesday on EFA Project Space’s…

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COVID-19 Resource List

In this period of uncertainty, we are adjusting our daily reality, shifting and changing plans to keep our community safe and healthy. We encourage you to connect with the following resources and partner organizations for information and emergency funding opportunities: Arts + Culture Organizations NCAPER – National Coalition for Arts Preparedness & Emergency Response NEFA…

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Visit Asiya Wadud’s ECHO EXHIBIT throughout the Seaport District in NYC!

People walking in front of window installations of poems on a New York City street. A woman with a strollers stops to look at the installation.

Several poems from Asiya Wadud’s ECHO EXHIBIT are now installed throughout the Seaport District and Pier 17! The installations, designed by Shannon Finnegan, feature poems written from telephone conversations between participants and writers. Writers include Lara Atallah, Sevinç Çalhanoğlu, Chia-Lun Chang, Alisha Mascarenhas, Madison McCartha, Rebekah Smith, and Asiya Wadud. To see the installations in person, find…

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