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Conversations | Ahmed Moneka and Martita Abril at Toronto Arts

The Iraqi-Canadian performance artist and the Mexican-New York based dancer participant of NYFA’s Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program (IAP) discuss their arts mentorship experiences. Since 2010, Neighbourhood Arts Network, a strategic initiative of the Toronto Arts Foundation, has offered accessible arts programming, awards, and exciting partnership opportunities to Toronto-based artists, arts educators, and arts organizations. The…

Conversations | Martita Abril and Yanira Castro

“I am committed to including communities whose participation in our country’s ‘democracy,’ not to mention its very border, is being violently and systematically denied.” – Yanira Castro Choreographers Martita Abril and Yanira Castro are linked with The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) and each other via different programs offered by the organization. Abril…

TIJUANA NIGHT ON JUNE 5

Immigrant Artist Program (IAP) presents:Tijuana Night, June 5 at 7:30 PM Featuring Lux Boreal Dance Company, the internationally acclaimed contemporary dance company based in Tijuana Mexico, in collaboration with TJ/NY Dance Artist and IAP participant, Martita Abril.  When: Friday, June 5, 2015 at 7:30 PMWhere: New York Foundation for the Arts, 20 Jay Street, 7th Floor,…

Face to Place: Opening Reception with Live Readings and Performances on February 20

Join us Friday, February 20, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Join us at the opening reception for Face to Place, an exhibition of selected works from participants of the Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program from 2007 – 2014. Live readings and performances will take place at the opening reception, with roaming durational live action from multidisciplinary…