The Sketchbook Project is an open-submission collection of work from 33,000 artists, housed at the Brooklyn Art Library. Fill in a sketchbook and take part in one of the largest public art projects in the world.
Jalal Mansur Nuriddin aka Lightnin' Rod's pivotal album Hustler's Convention set the template for hip hop to come.
New York City’s Mmuseumm helps visitors make sense of the madness of modern society through its curated selection of cultural ephemera.
Cochise led the Satan's Sinners Nomads street gang on New York’s Lower East Side in the late 1980s. After being sent to prison for the attempted murder of two gang members, he turned his life around and now makes art.
Being a bike messenger is all about flow. As is life, says Alfred Bobé Jr.
Following in the footsteps of Vimeo series High Maintenance, Brooklyn: For Real presents a riotous parody of Brooklyn’s creative inhabitants.
Filmmaker Nicolas Heller’s No Your City web series celebrates the city’s larger than life characters, who are being threatened by ongoing gentrification of the Big Apple.
Gentrification is suffocating New York’s creative culture. We spoke to #SaveNYC campaign founder Jeremiah Moss to find out why it’s time to fight back.
Writer Alan Kaufman and artist Clayton Patterson discuss how their personal journeys of social advancement and creative expression no longer seem possible in today’s NYC.
Gentrification is taking its toll on the city’s cultural fabric. Artist and photographer Clayton Patterson throws his weight behind the #SaveNYC campaign.
Tokyo-transplant Ikue Mori surfed the rise of No Wave on New York’s Lower East Side in the late 1970s and continues to push at the boundaries of improvised music to this day.
Japanese sculptor Haroshi builds insane structures from discarded skateboard decks. Check out his new show at Jonathan Levine Gallery, NYC.