Music

The SCRIABIN SONATAS Reimagined, Part 1

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One of the most crucial tasks for artists is communication to the public on contemporary sociological and environmental issues. Sometimes viewing a piece of art can leave a profoundly intense impact on the audience and evoke their interest towards a certain matter, which they might have never thought about before. Read More

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Enduring Alliances: Jewish Refugee Scholars & Black Colleges in the South

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Despite segregation and brutal racial injustice during the Jim Crow era (1930s-60s), many black colleges in the South risked reprisals by opening their doors to Jewish Refugee Scholars who were blocked from entering the US by anti-Semitism and quotas, unless they had jobs waiting for them. The history of how Read More

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Entropy

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“Entropy,” creates an enhanced environment to increase awareness of the everyday life of physical labor. We are witnessing the derailing of utopist ideas about how technological advancement will free humanity, and create more leisure time. Instead, statistical data show that the number of effective working hours has grown in recent Read More

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Arts Funding for Camp Kinderland

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Camp Kinderland was established in 1923 by Jewish labor activists in New York, who wanted to provide a summer escape from the city for working class families. The founders of Kinderland believed that Jewish culture includes a responsibility to social justice. The camp program focused on the labor movement, and Read More

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Learning How to Say Goodbye

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In June of 2019, Caroline and photographer/videographer Oliver Rye traveled to Newfoundland to make molds of icebergs. This is an ongoing project that will continue into 2020 when the mold will then be replicated into glass and filled back up with its own glacier Read More

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Quiet on Set, short film

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Quiet on Set is an 8 minute short film about consent on a film set. It is the second short film by Crone Heights Productions, the product of Jeanette L. Buck, Rani Deighe Crowe and Bonnie Rae Brickman. Crone Heights’ mission is to put more women in front of and behind the Read More

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Respect the Locals

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My process for the First four months interviewing  local businesses and community members and from various locations of the Bronx. I will conduct phone interviews and then meetings where I would document through voice recording and photography. I will preformed 2 Bronx long walks. where I will walk from one Read More

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EHRP-Puffin Reporting Fellowships

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Since 2019, the Economic Hardship Reporting Project (EHRP) has supported journalism by EHRP/Puffin fellows, Astra Taylor and Rich Benjamin, whose stories have been published in many publications, including The Los Angeles Times and The New Yorker. A grassroots activist, Astra Taylor is the director of the documentary films “Zizek!” and Read More

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Got Drought?

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Using visual graphics, social media, an interactive website and billboards, Got Drought? is educating people about the effects of animal agriculture on our environment. We do so using facts, not emotions. Our goal is not to guilt people into becoming vegan, but to educate them about their food choices. In Read More

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Portraiture Redressed

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My on-going series, Portraiture Redressed, attempts to reclaim art history and rectify social injustices. My images re-imagine contemporary figures in 17th century costumes, sometimes with humor, and always with respect and dignity. As today, in post-Renaissance Northern Europe, and particularly in what is now the Netherlands, social position, wealth, and class Read More

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