Shana Berger + Nathan Purath : Participation

This book was given to Nathan Purath of the Coleman Center for the Arts in York, Alabama by the local sanitation worker, who had been saving it in his truck for him — a perfect metaphor for what the community gives back to the institutions that welcome and respect their participation. Listen to : Nathan […]

André D. Singleton : Human

André D. Singleton talks about his own life, and about how poet Sekou Sundiata’s way of being in the world has impacted his understanding of humanity, and reads Sundiata’s poem “A Kiss in Deep Time.” View more : Human definitions Andre was interviewed at The America Project Methodology Remixed at the New School, a day-long series of […]

Cherub Chopp Stewart : Public

View more : Public definitions Cherub was interviewed at The America Project Methodology Remixed at the New School, a day-long series of workshops for hands-on practical engagement with the research-to-performance methodology established by Sekou Sundiata in his America Project, and made open for classroom adaptation in The America Project : A Teaching Method for Collaboration, Creativity and Citizenship, a […]

Bora Yoon : Human

View more : Human definitions Bora was interviewed at The America Project Methodology Remixed at the New School, a day-long series of workshops for hands-on practical engagement with the research-to-performance methodology established by Sekou Sundiata in his America Project, and made open for classroom adaptation in The America Project : A Teaching Method for Collaboration, Creativity and Citizenship, a project […]

Jeremy Syrop : Human

  You can read the whole of Paulo Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed here. View more : Human definitions   Contributor Bio : Jeremy Syrop Education Specialist, Central Queens Y Founder, One World Education A graduate of the New School University, the University of Southern California’s Rossier School of Education, a licensed teacher and director […]

Brian Lewis : Representation

Reading the poem “What Shall I Tell my Children who are Black?” by Margaret Burroughs, Brian Lewis describes what it means to him and how it has become part of his practice. “What shall I tell my children who are black Of what it means to be a captive in this dark skin?” What Shall […]

Charlotte Beall : Empathy

How to understand what someone else’s life is like? Lifting 16lb water buckets helps you truly understand what it means to have to carry the water you need everyday.   Contributor Bio Charlotte Beall is currently the Manager of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center and is responsible Visitor Services, education, and daily […]

Gabrielle Bendiner-Viani : Participation

More than forty years ago, New York City took ownership of 14 square blocks on the Lower East Side for urban renewal and “slum clearance.” Its legacy is a row of parking lots on the south side of Delancey Street. Few renewal projects have been so contested, and very few of the originally-planned buildings were […]

Essence Ward : Collaboration

Essence Ward reads her short story “We Here to Work.” View more : Collaboration definitions Contributor Bio Essence Ward writes.  She loves helping others edit and otherwise think about their work.  Essence receives mail in Philly but lives in her mind.  She posts as needed: @essenceward.

Kathryn Kolouch : Representation

Performer Kathryn Kolouch talks about how her water bottle maintains her instrument for representation. View more : Representation definitions   Contributor Bio : Kathryn Kolouch Kathryn is a student at Eugene Lang College, The New School and was born in Denver Colorado. She’s lived and worked in various places since: Ketchum Idaho, Oakland California, San […]

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