REQUIREMENTS: Artists must be a NYC resident RESIDENCY DATES: September through October 2020
The year 2020 is the celebration of Harlem Renaissance (HR) centennial. With that in mind Boundaries and Connections Artist in Resident will be asked to consider the past 100 years of Harlem as inspiration for their work. The theme is meant to inspire and not box the artist in. From the Great Migration which preceded the HR when Black people moved to the north seeking opportunity and changing the economic and cultural fabric of America to the Black Lives Movement and COVID-19 pandemic. Explore Harlems shifting boundaries, community histories and connections that have socially and culturally impacted New York City and and beyond.
The global influence of Black people in America is undeniable. Harlem stands as a culture capital within that admission; music, politics, religion, dance, food, fashion, literature, pan-africanism, linguistics, gentrification, police brutality and more has and been experience or finds its birthplace within the neighborhood of Harlem.
We thanks you for your interest and we look forward to receiving your application and supporting documents.
ArtCrawl Harlem was granted the use of a house for the residency by the Governor's Island Trust.