Art Fast 2017September 20- Oct 5, 2017 Location: Online & Various locations in New York City
Art Fast is a 9-day creative festival inspired by a South-East Asian festival called Navaratri which celebrates the divine creative energy that resides within all of us. Rejuvenate and experience this creative spirit in you by participating in Art Fast in the following two ways:
1. Online participation. Indulge in a creative fast by challenging your creative self for 9-days by either bringing upon constraints into your creative practice or by exploring a new creative interest. Later share their process with the community which serves as a source of inspiration and contemplation for all. You can be in any corner of the world to do this.
2. Physical participation. Participate in events organized in New York City that celebrate the spirit of the festival. The uniquely designed events will help you experience another culture and are led by passionate creatives like artists, designers, performers and writers. For full list of events check Art Fast Webpage
Online participation is free and is ‘pay as you wish’ for events in New York City. To participate please emai by Sep 15, 2017: firstname.lastname@example.org
Art Fast is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
Who Cares?August 12-Oct 29, 2017 Location: Governors Island, Nolan Park House 4A Viewing: Friday-Saturday 12-5pm
Who Cares? focuses on the multiple interpretations of care. The work spans the personal and political, the intimate and the collective. This group exhibition includes the work of A.I.R. Members Susan Bee, Liz Biddle, Daria Dorosh, Yvette Dubinsky, Maxine Henryson, Carrie Johnson, Cynthia Karasek, Jayanthi Moorthy, Catherine Mosley, Ann Pachner, Ann Schaumburger, Kathleen Schneider, Negin Sharifzadeh, Joan Snitzer, Susan Stainman, Erica Stoller, Nancy Storrow, and Jane Swavely.