Partnerships

ArtsEverywhere has partnered with several other media, policy institutes, and organizations to amplify our complementary initiatives and co-publish on lines of inquiry that we have in common.

Residency Unlimited

Artist Residencies: A Question of Time

Isin Ă–nol, Vienna, Austria/New York City, USA 
Tobi Maier, SĂŁo Paulo, Brazil 
Alia Swastika, Yogyakarta, Indonesia 
Petros Touloudis, Athens, Greece 
Arquitectura Expandida, Bogotá, Colombia 
Pakui Hardware, Berlin, Germany/Vilnius, Lithuania 
Andrew Nicholls, Perth, Australia 
Francisco Guevara, Mexico City, Mexico & Lima, Peru 
Iaroslav Volovod, Moscow, Russia 
Livia Alexander, New York City, United States 
Dr. Travis Kelleher, Perth, Australia 

This roundtable is the third in a series of roundtables convened by Residency Unlimited. The first set of responses on urban planning can be found here, and issue two’s responses on safe haven hosting can be found here.

Artist Safety / Safe Haven Hosting

Diana Ramarohetra, Cape Town, South Africa 
Fatemeh Ekhtesari, Lillehammer, Norway 
Laurence Cuny, Dieulefit, France / Valencia, Spain 
Nforchu Mabelle Ngum, Yaounde, Cameroon 
Sebastien Sanz Santamaria, New York City, United States 
Ahmedur Rashid Chowdhury, Norway 
David Maggs, Woody Point, Canada 
MaĹ‚gorzata RóżaĹ„ska, Krakow, Poland 
Julie TrĂ©bault, New York City, United States 
Khaled Barakeh, Berlin, Germany 
Abazar Hamid, Harstad, Norway 
Basma El Husseiny, Beirut, Lebanon 
Manojna Yeluri, Hyderabad, India 
Ashley Tucker, New York City, United States 
Ivor Stodolsky & Marita Muukkonen, Helsinki, Finland / Berlin, Germany 

This roundtable is the second in a series of roundtables convened by Residency Unlimited. The concept and leading question were defined by Todd Lanier Lester and Lalita Salander. Lalita Salander convened the roundtable. To read the responses to the first...

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.

Lanchonete.org

Staking a Claim in the City Center

Livia Alexander, New York City, United States 

With photos by José Pelegrini Towards the end of a long day of a walking tour of São Paulo with an international group of prominent architects visiting the city with the Van Alen Institute[1] to explore issues of density with...

Cidade Queer // Queer City

Danila Bustamante, SĂŁo Paulo, Brazil 

Bodies that listen, dance, resist, manifest and become visible in our contemporary city. Bodies that dance the sounds of funk music, rap, samba, voguing, waacking, among other sonic styles of contestation, resistance and struggle. Through talks, dinners, experiences and exchanges,...

Tarcísio’s Bar

Adler Murada, SĂŁo Paulo, Brazil / Bruxelles, Belgium 

How was I to experiment, artistically, with such a unique location? The residency did not have any fixed format or studio space, discarding then traditional demands of art production. So how would I produce an artistic process based entirely on...

Sleeps a Man

Joshua Furst, New York City, United States 

Outside the Edifício Copan sleeps a man. On the steps of a church across from Praça Princesa Isabel, sleeps a man. In a folding chair in the dusty median along the Via Prof. Simão Faiguenboim, sleeps a man. In Praça...

World Policy Institute

Ukraine’s Battle with Russia Moves to the Classroom

Ian Bateson, Bakhmut, Ukraine 

This article was originally published by Coda Story. The bell rings for the end of lessons at Bakhmut’s School Number 18 in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine, and children come pouring out of the building. Historically, Russian has been...

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...

IICSI

Activating Humanities Knowledge: Human Rights Pedagogy and Community-Based Education

Ajay Heble, Guelph, Canada 

The following is an excerpt from Ajay Heble’s Introduction to Classroom Action: Human Rights, Critical Activism, and Community-Based Education, a book (edited by Heble, with chapters by his former students) published by University of Toronto Press in Spring 2017. For more...

Deep Listening at the End of the World

Jeannette Hicks, Guelph, Canada 

Deep Listening at the End of the World[1] I’m sitting beside the ocean at the end of the world singing with a wave. A rhythmic low whoosh, and a building sigh–             hhhhhwAAAAAAaaaannsss    ...

Improvising Freely: The ABCs of an Experience

LĂŞ Quan Ninh, Saint-Silvain-sous-Toulx, France 
Karen Houle, Guelph, Canada 

The following text is excerpted from Lê Quan Ninh’s book, Improvising Freely: The ABCs of an Experience, translated from the French by Karen Houle with assistance from Pegleess Barrios & Melissa Chong Ah Yan. The book is available for purchase from...

Improvisation & Policy: Notes for a Roundtable

Daniel Weinstock, Montreal, Canada 

A Roundtable on Improvisation & Policy will be convened by ArtsEverywhere, Musagetes, and the International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation (IICSI) on May 7, 2016. The roundtable will consider the following two questions: How can policies be created to shape & enable environments...

Capacete

BLACK POLITICS: THE BODY IN PROTEST
A PROGRAM OF SELFCARE FOR NAKED ACTION

Michelle Mattiuzzi, Salvador, Brazil 

Nudity is a decolonizing projectile bullet for radicalized bodies that are marked by difference. It is violent; it is performance; it is activism; it is contradictory; it is indestructible. Therefore, nudity that is assembled through improvised environmental sound, along with...

Private Songs, Public Concerns

Eliana Otta, Lima, Peru 
Rodrigo Andreolli, SĂŁo Paulo, Brazil / Athens, Greece 
Gris GarcĂ­a, Barcelona, Spain 

An arm and a leg, intertwined. A wrist pulling an ankle. A hand pushing a shoulder. A back hits the floor. Two bodies immersed in a battle of sport clothes and bare skin. They try to escape but they can’t....

Make problems everywhere

Fabiana Faleiros, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 

Viva the fat ones, Viva the brown ones I want to be a woman without models to imitate To be a faggot you have to be brave Disobedience In spite of you I will be happy I don’t carry your...

On Pedagogical Turns and the Use of Time

Nikos Doulos, Amsterdam, Netherlands 
Gian Spina, Athens, Greece 

I can think. I can wait. I can fast. Hermann Hesse, Siddartha In recent years we have seen a strong increase in the construction of schools as art projects or as new propositions of producing knowledge. Curators and artists present...

Contemporary And

Centering Indigenous Bodies, Thought and Practice

AĂŻcha Diallo, Berlin, Germany 

The gathering Under the Mango Tree — Sites of Learning, that was organized by aneducation of documenta 14 and ifa, acted as an open forum to explore the notion and practice of education globally. Artist Duane Linklater, who participated in the...

In Ghana, Visions of Queer Friendship and Love

M. Neelika Jayawardane, New York City, United States 

This article is part of a series produced in collaboration with Aperture magazine and Contemporary And, coinciding with Aperture’s summer 2017 issue, “Platform Africa.” In his series Just Like Us (2016), the photographer Eric Gyamfi explores the contradictions of queer life in Ghana....

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner: The Rising Contemporary African Art Brand and the Burden of Africanness

Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi, Hanover, United States 

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? borrows its title from Sidney Poitier’s 1967’s epic comedy-drama, a fitting metaphor, in reference to the astute observation of art historian Chika Okeke-Agulu that African artists have indeed mastered the realpolitiks of contemporary art and can now be counted...

The Nature of Cities

The Effect of Iteration on Urban Form, Part II: Iteration in an Ecosystem

Mathieu HĂ©lie, MontrĂ©al, Canada 

In the Lille citadel example that we saw in part one, we could observe a building technology achieving greater complexity over time, as each iteration survived or failed a new series of tests. Another aspect of the complexity of a...

The Effect of Iteration on Urban Form, Part I: Fractals and the Creation of Complexity

Mathieu HĂ©lie, MontrĂ©al, Canada 

Part two of this essay can be found here In a previous article I proposed that we adopt a perspective on preservation that allowed for transformation and change of what is to be preserved. This type of change has a...

Visions of resilience: Eighteen artists say or show something in response to the word “resilience”

David Maddox, New York City, United States 
Patrick Lydon, San Jose, United States / Seoul, South Korea 
Juan Carlos Arroyo, Bogotá, Colombia 
Katrine Claassens, Cape Town, South Africa 
David Brooks, New York City, United States 
Rebecca Chesney, Preston, United Kingdom 
Emilio Fantin, Milan, Italy 
Lloyd Godman, Melbourne, Australia 
Fran Ilich, New York City, United States 
Todd Lanier Lester, SĂŁo Paulo, Brazil 
Frida Larios, Antiguo Cuzcatlán, El Salvador / Copán, Honduras / Washington, United States 
Mary Mattingly, New York City, United States 
E. J. McAdams, New York City, United States 
Mary Miss, New York City, United States 
Edna Peres, Johannesburg, South Africa 
Caroline Robinson, Auckland, New Zealand 
Finzi Saidi, Pretoria, South Africa 
Keijiro Suzuki, Yamaguchi & Nagoya, Japan 
Ganzeer, Los Angeles, United States 

Graffiti and street art can be controversial, but can also be a medium for voices of social change, protest, or expressions of community desire. What, how, and where are examples of graffiti as a positive force in communities?

David Maddox, New York City, United States 
Pauline Bullen, Harare, Zimbabwe 
Paul Downtown, Adelaide, Australia 
Emilio Fantin, Milan, Italy 
Ganzeer, Los Angeles, United States 
Germán GĂłmez Eslava, Bogotá, Colombia 
Sidd Joag, New York City, United States 
Patrick Lydon, San Jose, United States / Seoul, South Korea 
Patrice Milillo, Los Angeles, United States 
Laura Shillington, Managua, Nicaragua / Montreal, Canada