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A site devoted to documenting graffiti in New York
Art in the Public Interest (API)
A nonprofit organization that supports community-based arts, believing that they are an integral part of a healthy culture.
Website of the British street artist known as Bansky
Groundswell Community Mural Project
Seeks to brings together artists, youth, and community organizations to use art as a tool for social change. Their "projects beautify neighborhoods, engage youth in societal and personal transformation, and give expression to ideas and perspectives that are underrepresented in the public dialogue."
A group of feminists known for the gorilla masks they wear to protect their anonymity. The group started in New York City in 1985 to protest gender and racial inequality in the art world and continues to do so.
Liminalities: A Journal in Performance Studies
An open-access, peer-reviewed online journal. Publishes scholarship, aesthetic texts, and media projects that explore, advance, challenge, and celebrate the study of performance as a social, political, philosophical, and aesthetic practice; as a methodology; and as a mode of critique.
Pen American Center: PRISON WRITING PROGRAM
Links inmates across the country with skilled writing teachers and audiences for their work. Seeks to encourage incarcerated people to express themselves freely with paper and pen and the use of the written word as a legitimate form of power
Seeks to promote and inspire the reading and writing of contemporary poetry through public programing and workshops. Focuses on introducing contemporary poetry to diverse audiences and providing a community setting in which poets and artists can exchange ideas and information,
The Nuyorican Poets Cafe
Cafe and performance space that presents works of literature, music, theater, performance art, poetry slam, hip hop, visual art and champions established as well as rising artists.
Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School
Dedicated to serving as a catalyst for the discourse on the role of the arts in society and their relationship to the sociopolitical climate in which they are created. Organizes public programs that respond to the pressing social and political issues.