Function

ArtsEverywhere is connected with several initiatives and practices that focus on the role of reimagined pedagogy and policy in institutional reform and the formation of new and autonomous constituencies. Partnerships are an essential aspect of this.

Artistic Practice

Tactics and strategies of racialized artists:
some notes on how to circumvent the art world’s terms of inclusion

Yaniya Lee, Toronto, Canada 

I have been thinking about what it means to be a racialized person in the arts, and what kinds of tactics and strategies we’ve developed to move through these spaces. We wear politics on our skin; to be racialized is...

The Value of Artistic Labor

Jane Philbrick, New York City, United States 
Livia Alexander, New York City, United States 
Lawrence Lemaoana, Johannesburg, South Africa 
Jianru Wu, Beijing, China 
Tiago de Abreu Pinto, Madrid, Spain & São Paulo, Brazil 
Tayeba Begum Lipi, Dhaka, Bangladesh 

Marginal Equity:
Poetry Reading on Indigenous Cultural Self-Determination

Kade L. Twist, Los Angeles, United States 

In this video clip, author and artist Kade Twist introduces his book Marginal Equity and reads the first section, “project abstract.” Marginal Equity is a book-length poem that parodies the form of a corporate/governmental prospectus—complete with opportunity statement, deliverables, and...

Land Art as a Platform for Interaction

Una Rebić, Rijeka, Croatia 
Metod Blejec, Ljubljana, Slovenia 
Natali Bosić, Rijeka, Croatia 
Ivana Golob, Rijeka, Croatia 

Land Art as a Platform for Interaction By Una Rebić and Metod Blejec Look, I’m not gonna tell you what I’m up to, but I’ll say this, what I’m interested in is making this thing internalized. It is connected to...

Education

Michael Roberson at the 2018 ArtsEverywhere Festival

Michael Roberson, New York City, United States 

At the 2018 ArtsEverywhere Festival, activist, educator, and public health practitioner Michael Roberson shared insights and stories from his community of House|Ball artists who are now establishing the Ballroom Freedom School—an educational activist hub for Black and Latinx LGBTQ artists...

Land Art as a Platform for Interaction

Una Rebić, Rijeka, Croatia 
Metod Blejec, Ljubljana, Slovenia 
Natali Bosić, Rijeka, Croatia 
Ivana Golob, Rijeka, Croatia 

Land Art as a Platform for Interaction By Una Rebić and Metod Blejec Look, I’m not gonna tell you what I’m up to, but I’ll say this, what I’m interested in is making this thing internalized. It is connected to...

Education and Democracy Part 2

Jaroslav Anděl, Prague, Czech Republic / New York City, United States 
Nicolas Buchoud, Paris, France 
Lan-Phuong Phan, Paris, France 
Thomas Krüger, Berlin, Germany 
Yaacov Hecht, Hadera, Israel 
Helena Signer, São Paulo, Brazil 

Education & Democracy

Jaroslav Anděl, Prague, Czech Republic / New York City, United States 
Henry Giroux, Toronto, Canada 

Partnerships/Co-Design

The Value of Artistic Labor

Jane Philbrick, New York City, United States 
Livia Alexander, New York City, United States 
Lawrence Lemaoana, Johannesburg, South Africa 
Jianru Wu, Beijing, China 
Tiago de Abreu Pinto, Madrid, Spain & São Paulo, Brazil 
Tayeba Begum Lipi, Dhaka, Bangladesh 

Center of Unfinished Business

Fatima El-Tayeb, San Diego, United States 
Will Furtado, Berlin, Germany 
Natasha A. Kelly, Berlin, Germany 
Olamiju Fajemisin, Berlin, Germany 
Shawn Van Sluys, Guelph, Canada 

Of Homelands and Revolution

Shawn Van Sluys, Guelph, Canada 
Aylan Couchie, Nipissing First Nation & Toronto, Canada 
Kimberly Mair, Lethbridge, Canada 
Kenneth Hayes, Sudbury, Canada 
Erin Silver, Vancouver, Canada 

Where Architecture and Feminisms Intersect

Miriam Ho, Toronto, Canada 
Ruth Jones, Toronto, Canada / Los Angeles, United States 
Stephanie Bailey & Mark Woytiuk, Edmonton & Vancouver, Canada 
Yam Lau, Toronto, Canada 
Éloïse Choquette, Montréal, Canada 
Džesika Devic, Kitchener, Canada 
Maike Hemmers, Rotterdam, the Netherlands 
April Wong, Toronto, Canada 
Lydia Karagiannaki, Brussels, Belgium 
Tiffany Shaw-Collinge, Edmonton, Canada 
Acre Architects, Saint John, Canada 
Stephanie Lee, Boston, United States 
Amrit Phull, Bangalore, India 

This roundtable is the third in a series of roundtables convened by The Site Magazine. Read their roundtable on borders here, and writing on the vernacular in architecture can be found here.

Policy Change

Musical Improvisation at Land’s End

IICSI, Guelph, Canada 

Jump to French In the summer of 2016, the International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation (IICSI), with support from the Musagetes Foundation and the Chawkers Foundation, mounted the inaugural session of a bilingual improvised music camp entitled Musical Improvisation...

All Walls are Temporary

Maya Singhal, New York City, United States 

The wall on the U.S.-Mexico border existed long before Donald Trump promised to build it. As early as 1848, following the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo signed by the U.S. and Mexico, fences were constructed along the border to designate territory,...

Reclaiming Cartography, Photography, and Colonial Imagery

Kristine Jordan, New York City, United States 

Fifty-eight years ago, the Malagasy Republic was declared an autonomous state within an association of countries known as the French Community. Much like other nations that fought for independence well into the second half of the 20th century, elements of...

Haawiyat: A Syrian Comic for Syrian Children

Monica Rodriguez, New York City, United States 

After fleeing Syria, a nation badly bloodied by civil war, refugees are finding themselves trapped in migratory limbo for long stretches of time as they await placement in foreign, and often unwelcoming, lands. Of the staggering 4.9 million displaced Syrians...