Laura Deutch

Laura Deutch is a Philadelphia-based artist, educator, and cultural organizer committed to using media as a tool for social justice and community building. Her projects traverse digital and analog mediums, building relationships and connections between people, places and their stories. These projects have included interactive websites, documentaries and social interventions like a Hot Tea cargo bike and her award winning Messages in Motion media van. Her recent project 47 Stories was recognized by Americans for the Arts, for converting a city bus into a moving portrait of its riders. She currently works as the Education and Production Director at PhillyCAM.  

Hot Tea Cart

Hot Tea Cart, 2012-2013

Hot Tea Cart was a mobile service bicycle-driven cart that hosted a series of mini-events throughout the neighborhood of Chinatown North from April to September 2013 in order to activate underutilized spaces in the neighborhood, bring attention to needed services, and create a gathering place for exchange among neighborhood residents and workers.