Artistic Practice

Artsverywhere’s regular contributing artists are collected in this space.

When Knights Come Calling

Niki Singleton, New York City, United States 

When I read that the 2018 theme for National Women’s History Month was Nevertheless She Persisted, referring to Mitch McConnell’s attempt to silence Elizabeth Warren from speaking in Congress, this piece became, for me, the perfect celebration of women’s courage and...

Dispatches From the Ghost Ship

Jacob Cohen, New York City, United States 

Concept: Elijah Kuan-Wong & Sidd Joag Drawings: Jacob Cohen Jacob Cohen is a Brooklyn-based experimental cellist, visual artist, and educator. Since 2014, he has been working with adolescents and young adults incarcerated on Rikers Island. He brings his cello directly to...

Janet Rogers: 2017 Eastern Comma Writer-in-Residence

Janet Rogers, Victoria, Canada 

The Eastern Comma Writer-in-Residence program, co-presented by Musagetes and rare Charitable Research Reserve, hosted Janet Rogers as the 2017 writer-in-residence. Every autumn, Eastern Comma hosts accomplished Canadian literary writers within North House, a solar-powered, advanced-design living lab set in the...

Stand By Your Dickhead

Niki Singleton, New York City, United States 

Set in the 50’s, the framed print I found in a trash pile outside my apartment depicted a surfer in swim shorts holding a ridiculously gigantic surfboard, with two women in bikinis standing beside him like obedient Eves. I showed...

Artist (Residency) and the City

Livia Alexander, New York City, United States 
Nat Muller, Amsterdam, Netherlands 
Harutyun Alpetyan, Yerevan, Armenia 
Francesca Fiore, New York City & Bethel, United States 
Jakub SzczÄ™sny, Warsaw, Poland 
Lyno Vuth, Phnom Penh, Cambodia 
Azu Nwagbogu, Lagos, Nigeria 
Vibha Galhotra, Delhi, India 
Kira Simon-Kennedy, New York City, United States 
Anat Litwin, New York City, United States / Berlin, Germany / Jerusalem, Israel / Saitama, Japan 

This roundtable was inspired by a day-long symposium organized by Residency Unlimited entitled Embedded, Embedding: Artist Residencies, Urban Placemaking and Social Practice. To watch Jane Philbrick’s presentation at the event, please visit Residency Unlimited’s website.

From Taxes to Yemen

Niki Singleton, New York City, United States 

This piece was drawn out of the utter frustration I’ve felt over the last two years, while watching Yemen continue to degrade into a famine-stricken, disease-ridden country. A quarter of Yemen’s population, seven million people, are on the brink of...

ArtsEverywhere launches Online Artist Residency with Mavi Veloso’s #iwannamakerevolution

Mavi Veloso, SĂŁo Paulo, Brazil / Amsterdam, Netherlands 

iwannamakerevolution.artseverywhere.ca In May 2017 ArtsEverywhere.ca launched its first Online Residency with Brazilian artist Mavi Veloso. In collaboration with several other bichas and artists, she will reveal, reflect, confuse, and articulate her ongoing project #iwannamakerevolution, which focuses on transitioning voice techniques / voice feminization...

I’m With Her

Niki Singleton, New York City, United States 

Recently the US Congress passed a healthcare bill to repeal and replace Obamacare with one of the most disturbingly elitist, barbarian and almost Palaeozoic pieces of legislation I’ve ever heard of. Americans in New York are horrified and the average...

Looking for Lesbians

Niki Singleton, New York City, United States 

A collection of essays, artistic contributions, and two inserted zines, Queer City, a reader was developed as part of an 18-month inquiry in SĂŁo Paulo. Initiated by Lanchonete.org and ArtsEverywhere/Musagetes, the Queer City program was a broad collective inquiry into...

This Land is MY Land

Niki Singleton, New York City, United States 

I drew this comic illustration on the cover of the New York Times Magazine after watching a video of Alt-Right supporters in the US vigorously hailing Trump in genuine Nazi style on Youtube after the US Election. White Nationalism is...

Nasty Grrrl Baby (2016)

Niki Singleton, New York City, United States 

I think most people living in the United States are incredibly sick of this never-ending election season. The sickening, overt misogyny we are subjected to on a regular basis, which is perpetuated through the media, is particularly troubling. Why in...

Honduras: The Habit of Silence—A Graphic Novel

German Andino, Bilbao, Spain 

Script & Ink: German Andino Introduction Script: Alberto Arce Translation: Andrew Hart *Click on arrows or drag/swipe images to navigate. About German Andino German Andino was born in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, in 1984. He is a man of the...

The Gang and the Government

Niki Singleton, New York City, United States 

This comic started with an unexpected experience I had going to a Jane’s Addiction concert in Port Chester, NY a couple of months ago. The police presence at the concert was extremely intense, and the anxiety in the crowd over security...

The Rivers Have Called Upon Us

Niki Singleton, New York City, United States 

As I was reading Musagetes’ Manifesto on Economic Dignity and getting all passionate about activism, the usual disturbing and stressful noise from the construction of a new ferry pier next to the construction site of another huge tower on the...

Echoes of the Lost Boys of Sudan: Excerpts From a Graphic Novel

Niki Singleton, New York City, United States 

This page from the 126 page graphic novel, Echoes of the Lost Boys of Sudan, teases the survival stories of four Sudanese boy refugees from the second civil war in Sudan who are now living in Dallas, Texas. The four...