my friend showed me a very neat project that new york magazine just produced about one block in bed-stuy. it features interviews, video, infographics, and lots of links. i’m thinking about contacting the producers to find out about their budget and timeline, and i’ll write more about what i think of the piece soon.
- went to the creative time summit at boys and girls high school in bed-stuy
- ran my coffee shop idea by sharon lee de la cruz, an itp resident, artist, and anti-gentrification activist
- looked up printing pricing (1 week turnaround)
- researched a coffee shop, sista’s place, that’s been in the neighborhood for a long time
- met daniel
so i’m wondering what it looks like to use art to support work that’s already happening. sharon asked me an important question that i couldn’t answer, which was:
“what are you trying to say with this project?”