A SHOW ON SUSTAINABILITY

April 24th at 31st Avenue and 31st Street 

in collaboration with: Astoria Mutual Aid, Astoria Urban Ecology Alliance, Astoria Fridges, Earth & Me, Tikkun Bakery, The Connected Chef, Art As Activism Queens and Kaleidospace (we recommend viewing these on your desktop)

Kaleidospace 12
Kaleidospace 12

Still of "Gracias A La Vida" by Manuela Agudelo, Mark and Kacia Flores

Kaleidospace 10
Kaleidospace 10

Still of "Gracias A La Vida" by Manuela Agudelo, Mark and Kacia Flores

Kaleidospace 7
Kaleidospace 7

Still of "Gracias A La Vida" by Manuela Agudelo, Mark and Kacia Flores

Kaleidospace 3
Kaleidospace 3

Still of "Gracias A La Vida" by Manuela Agudelo, Mark and Kacia Flores

NYCHA Set Up
NYCHA Set Up

"Tracing Injustice through NYCHA" - Kyra

NYCHA MAPS 3
NYCHA MAPS 3

"Tracing Injustice through NYCHA" - Kyra

Combination of All Conditions
Combination of All Conditions

"Tracing Injustice through NYCHA" - Kyra

Crowd Opening 2
Crowd Opening 2

An opening line up

Ron and Elliot 6
Ron and Elliot 6

Ron Hall and Elliot Johnson work 1

Ron and Elliot 5
Ron and Elliot 5

Ron Hall and Elliot Johnson work 2

Elliot and Ron
Elliot and Ron

An overview of Ron and Elliot's installation

AUEA
AUEA

Astoria Urban Ecology Alliance Set Up

Street Lab
Street Lab

Street lab drawing with local kids

Street Lab Materials
Street Lab Materials

Street lab's street market toolset!

Dance and Art
Dance and Art

A quick dance break with community members

FurdaRepublick
FurdaRepublick

FurdaRepublick, a local latino producer that makes smooth, complex groovy and atmospheric beats

NATICA 1
NATICA 1

NATICA, a latina singer-song writer based in Manhattan and Queens

Bulan Moon
Bulan Moon

Bulan Moon - Two friends for life who celebrate the joys of life

Group Photo
Group Photo

Partial group photo, including our collective, Arts as Activism, Astoria Urban Ecology Alliance, and Kaleidospace

Areli Crowd Engagement
Areli Crowd Engagement

Visitors visting the Connected Chef and Areli Hidalgo

THE TIME IS RIGHT AT JACKSON HEIGHTS

November 8th at 34th Avenue and 93rd/94th Streets 

in collaboration with 34th Avenue independent artists/musicians (we recommend viewing these on your desktop)

Areli Hidalgo - Metztli Shop
Areli Hidalgo - Metztli Shop

Areli Hidalgo is a Latinx handmade jewelry shop owner

Areli HidalgoClose Up
Areli HidalgoClose Up

The works of Kesi Augustine and Elliot Sang

Areli Hidalgo - Metztli Shop
Areli Hidalgo - Metztli Shop

A close up of Areli's moon earrings. Areli has naturally always been drawn to the moon--Metztli was a goddess of the might, the night, and the farmers.

Areli Hidalgo
Areli Hidalgo
Ron Hall
Ron Hall

A black artist who specializes in airbrush portraiture, abstract pours and superhero drawings

Ron Hall
Ron Hall

He recently started testing new materials--shoes being one of them!

Ron Close Up
Ron Close Up

Portraiture as a political message

Roll Hall
Roll Hall

A Close Up of his amazing work!

Street Scape
Street Scape

A View of the crowd looking at Ron Hall's work

Areli and Catalina
Areli and Catalina
Reading through poetry
Reading through poetry

One of the visitors reading Elliot Sang's poem about tokenism

Streetscape
Streetscape

Visitors viewing the QR code for performers who couldn't make it

Mark Saldana
Mark Saldana

A master of mixed media, influenced by his Mexican Roots.

Mark Saldana
Mark Saldana

Did we mention the Brooklyn based artist is part of amazing collective called Kaleidospace?

Celebrating a win
Celebrating a win

The support system behind DSI, and the artists the installed their work on this fie celebratory weekend. BYEDON 2020!

The Artists
The Artists

This group photo does not include everyone from the show.

A Child with Chalk
A Child with Chalk

A local child is given chalk to draw alongside one of the artists

Street Scape 2
Street Scape 2

The crowd socially distancing catching a glimpse of the show

Streetscape
Streetscape

A view of the artworks of I Zahira Rose and Mark Saldana

Community Engagement
Community Engagement

A couple walking through the space

We will update the gallery to include more footage from A STORIA OF OUR TIMES 2 (October 18th) and THE TIME IS RIGHT AT JACKSON HEIGHTS (November 8)

A STORIA OF OUR TIMES 2 

October 18th at 31st Avenue and 31st Street 

in collaboration with 31st Avenue Open Street Collective, Astoria Mutual Aid Network and independent artists/musicians (we recommend viewing these on your desktop)

Elliot Sang
Elliot Sang

Elliot Sang is an Astoria bound musician, writer and poet who writes on tokenism

Poetry
Poetry

The works of Kesi Augustine and Elliot Sang

Queen Bee bu Kesi Augustine
Queen Bee bu Kesi Augustine

A snapshot of Kesi Augustine, an academic who is an educator, writer and poet who uses hers artistry in words to provide an homage to Breonna Taylor

Kesi Augustine
Kesi Augustine

Did you know? Dr. Augustine published two children's books, and is teaching at Barnard for the early college program!

Isabelle Caneda
Isabelle Caneda

A filipina singer song writer with a unique sound with influences of island lifestyle, Mitski and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

Shiva Ramachandran
Shiva Ramachandran

An astoria based musician, who soothingly sings soft pop music and hindi classics

Ron Hall
Ron Hall

A local versatile artist who specialized in abstract paint pours and incredible airbrush portaiture

Os Clavelitos
Os Clavelitos

An astoria based Brazilian Band that focuses on different Brazilian influences like Samba

Os Clavelitos
Os Clavelitos
Jackie Gillette and David Valbuena
Jackie Gillette and David Valbuena

The dynamic duo performs again for their second time, and lovingly plays the pieces of Mauricio, a Colombian Composer.

Cynthia Alberto
Cynthia Alberto

Cynthia Alberto is a filipino artist who focuses her practice on performance, weaving and community building

Crowd view
Crowd view

A snippet of Cynthia Alberto the Weaver's Llama Performance

Cynthia Alberto
Cynthia Alberto

Llama Performance

Group Isabelle
Group Isabelle
Crowd View
Crowd View

The crowd socially distancing catching a glimpse of a performance. On the ground you will see the artwork of Eva Carrillo, and in the background is Cynthia Alberto's loom set uo

Partial Group Photo
Partial Group Photo

This group photo does not include everyone from the show.

We are experiencing technical difficulties and are still working on uploading more content from this show. We will upload performances from Isabelle Caneda, Os Clavelitos, Shiva Ramachandran, Jackie Gilette and David Valbuena and Kayla Williams and Chris McCarthy as well as more pictures on the artwork of Ron Hall, I. Zahira Rose, Eva Carrillo and Adriana Taboada

A STORIA OF OUR TIMES 1 

September 5th at 31st Avenue and 31st Street 

in collaboration with 31st Avenue Open Street Collective, Astoria Music Collective, Astoria Mutual Aid Network and independent artists/musicians

Adriana T
Adriana T

Fine Artist - Pastel and Acrylic Paintings

Nick Water
Nick Water

Nick Water - Spoken Word Artist, Visual Artist and Architect

Kim Chan, Kyra C and Adriana T
Kim Chan, Kyra C and Adriana T

BLM Street Memorial - Chalk, Dried Snake Plant Leaves and Artificial Flowers

Jackie Gillette and David Valbuena
Jackie Gillette and David Valbuena

Classical musicians, who are the founders of the Sunday Serenades, an informal organization which provides donation based funding to musicians who lost work due to COVID. Click to learn more.

Bani Amor
Bani Amor

Spoken Word Artist

Billy Seydor
Billy Seydor

Ally - Acoustic Musician, special thanks to the Astoria Music Collective.

Kayla Williams
Kayla Williams

Refer to her social media for future donations and inquiries. She is pursuing her masters in music at Julliard.

Kim Chan, Kyra C and Adriana T
Kim Chan, Kyra C and Adriana T

BLM Street Memorial - Chalk, Dried Snake Plant Leaves and Artificial Flowers

Kim Chan, Kyra C and Adriana T
Kim Chan, Kyra C and Adriana T

BLM Street Memorial - Chalk, Dried Snake Plant Leaves and Artificial Flowers

Kim Chan, Kyra C and Adriana T
Kim Chan, Kyra C and Adriana T

BLM Street Memorial - Chalk, Dried Snake Plant Leaves and Artificial Flowers

Minjoo Kim and Adriana T
Minjoo Kim and Adriana T

Free illustrations by Minjoo Kim

Kim Chan
Kim Chan

Fine Artist, Animator and Graphic Designer Bristol, Colored Pencil, Pen Glue, Straw Fan and Pen

Kyra Cuevas
Kyra Cuevas

Multidisciplinary Designer, Artist and Urban Planner. Terra Cotta Sculptures

Adriana T
Adriana T

Fine artist - Pastel Drawing

Adriana T
Adriana T

Fine Artist - Pastel Drawing

Adriana T
Adriana T

Fine Artist - Acrylic Painting