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Sue Bell Yank, Deputy Director of 18th Street Arts, is leading amazing social practice art initiatives in Santa Monica, CA. Learn about Sue's upcoming projects at 18th Street as well as the progression of her artistic practice, which began in Philadelphia. Article by Elisa Wouk Almino for...
Read about how we adjusted our AAI pen pals program to support the USPS in this article by Alice Heyeh for 34th Street.
I love a big, juicy "five dollar" word. I daresay I'm even a fan of jargon, if sometimes just as an outdated cultural artifact (“tech disruption” anyone? bahaha). Being a word nerd was a little rough as a kid, but later I’d be criticized for coming off as condescending, which is harder to hear than...
"As USPS faces pressure to perform amid financial constraints, this project merges art activism with the need for communication to buoy the social service. " Read more at 34th Street Magazine.
The judges for the category this year are Heather Cleary, whose translation of “Comemadre,” by Roque Larraquy, was longlisted for the 2018 National Book Award; Anne Ishii, the executive director of Asian Arts Initiative; John Darnielle, the leader of the Mountain Goats, whose novel “Wolf in White...