Tag: Swoon



Event | An Evening of Dialogue Exploring NYC’s First-Ever Cultural Plan

Members of the general public are invited to join Swoon, Tom Finkelpearl, Albert Kakudji, and Michael L. Royce in discussion. In July, New York launched CreateNYC, the first comprehensive cultural plan in the city’s history. The product of a year-long process that engaged close to 200,000 New Yorkers, the plan lays out an ambitious goal…

NYFA in Detroit

“I don’t know what I was expecting from our first exhibit in Detroit, but chickens were not the first thing that came to mind.” On Friday, October 21, 2016, NYFA Board members, patrons, and staff ventured to Detroit, Michigan, which is home to one of the fastest growing, most vibrant art scenes in the country.…

Join the Young Patrons Circle (YPC): Private Studio Tour with Swoon on Sept 22

Learn more about Swoon in advance of her private studio tour with NYFA’s Young Patrons Circle (YPC) On September 22, NYFA’s Young Patron’s Circle (YPC)  will visit the celebrated street artist Swoon (Fellow in Architecture/Environmental Structures ‘13) in her Brooklyn studio. The private tour will share a glimpse of her creative process and ingenious style. Her…

Special Feature: A Conversation with Chiara Clemente and Swoon

Suzan Sherman: You begin your documentary with a quote from Susan Sontag: “I was not looking for my dreams to interpret life, but rather for my life to interpret my dreams.” These words fittingly reflect the women that you’ve featured in Our City Dreams, who, like Sontag, came to New York to be artists. How did…