Month: May 2011



Interviewed by: Suzan Sherman and Daniel Wentworth Shot and edited by: Melissa Friedling/Slouch Productions The Artist’s Life: John Yau As a child growing up outside Boston, John Yau read insatiably, but instead of children’s books he preferred biographies and travelogues. He began writing poems at 13 and has since published more than a dozen books…

Con Edison Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter, Issue No. 24

Featured Organization: New New Yorkers (NNY) This month, the IAP features the New New Yorkers (NNY) Program, a partnership between the Queens Museum of Art (QMA) and the Queens Library (QL) to design and implement cost-free courses for immigrant adults in Queens. Art and literacy education for immigrants has no shortage of beneficiaries in Queens,…

Interviewed by: Suzan Sherman and Daniel Wentworth Shot and edited by: Melissa Friedling/Slouch Productions The Artist’s Life: Kalup Linzy Born in 1977 in Stuckey, Florida, multimedia artist Kalup Linzy first became known for his serialized soap operas, particularly All My Churen, in which he played many of the characters, often in drag, while exploring issues…