Highlights from the Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter #98
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Learn where to celebrate Latin American Cultural Week, get ready for a biennial focused on African art and culture, and get a curated list of the best opportunities for immigrant artists with the IAP Newsletter. Here are this month’s highlights:
- An interview with Arnaldo J. López, Development Officer at Pregones/PRTT, where he talks about his immigration experience and tells us how to help artists in Puerto Rico.
- Information about featured events Latin American Cultural Week and Performa 17.
- 22 opportunities for artists all over the world! You can submit your story for The 5th International Flash Fiction online or apply for the Zaratan Artist in Residence program, in Lisbon, for example.
- October’s Featured Subscriber, Ecuadorian musician Pepe Santana, who teaches at Flushing Town Hall and plays over two dozen native wind and string instruments.
- A round-up of what’s happening on NYFA Current, including the announcement of the second application cycle of the Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: Social Practice and the deadline extension to apply for the Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: Newark.
- So many resources for immigrants! They include NYC WELL, which offers free and confidential mental health resources to every New Yorker regardless of immigration status; and Pro Bono Net, which is dedicated to increasing access to justice for vulnerable individuals and immigrants.
- Our welcome to new NYFA Learning intern, HaiLin Du.
- 7 featured job opportunities from NYFA Classifieds.
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Image: Pepe Santana playing the Peruvian Bandurria, Photo: R. Larsen