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  • CORONA STUDIO: Passing Card by Ghan... Published on Wednesday, November 30, 2011 by Jose Serrano-McClain
    Here’s another response to the problem submitted in Corona about immigrants feeling they are being harassed by police using the unconstitutional NY Penal Code “Loiter Law” while waiting on the street. The solution was to create informational cards for harassed Immigrant...
  • CORONA STUDIO: Legal Waiting Zone b... Published on Wednesday, November 30, 2011 by Jose Serrano-McClain
    I’m going over some ‘Corona Studio’ projects as we start to think about the future of the program, and I’m coming across the beautiful and generous work of Ghana Think Thank. One of their actions in Corona this past summer was a Legal Waiting Zone, which you can se...
  • “Another Detroit is Happening... Published on Tuesday, November 22, 2011 by Jose Serrano-McClain
    The Queens Museum of Art is proud to present Another Detroit is Happening, an exhibition by Detroit Summer’s LAMP program, in our Partnership Gallery. The story of how this exhibition came to the museum, and why, is an interesting one.   At the moment, QMA’s galleries are fu...
  • Transformazium at Queens Museum of ... Published on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 by Jose Serrano-McClain
    On November 12, 2011, the artist collective Transformazium gathers to discuss North Braddock, the evolution of their creative and social practice, their brush with deconstruction, and the Andrew Moore exhibit ‘Detroit Disassembled’. VN:F [1.6.3_896]please wait...Rating: 5.0/5 ...
  • 500 Words: Rachel Peddersen & T... Published on Thursday, August 25, 2011 by Jose Serrano-McClain
    Rachel Peddersen (bio) is a wonderful New-York based artist that joined us this summer to collaborate on Ghana Think Tank’s project in Corona.   We asked her to sum up her experience in 500 words.   Here’s what she wrote: This summer I joined the Ghana Think Tank as the orga...
  • Rachel Peddersen Published on Thursday, August 25, 2011 by Jose Serrano-McClain
    Rachel Peddersen is an artist and student currently based in New York. “I am interested in alternative art spaces, collaborations and building long-term projects with other artists and art collectives. My decision to work with the Ghana Think Tank and the Queens Museum is an extensi...
  • Louis Armstrong House & QMA for... Published on Tuesday, July 26, 2011 by Jose Serrano-McClain
    Neighbors: bring out your tables, chairs, and food and enjoy an afternoon together! Every year, the Louis Armstrong House Museum closes 107th Street for our annual Jazzmobile concert. This year, we have requested that the streets close earlier in the day so that neighbors can do more toge...
  • Samuel Hernandez on Immigrant Movem... Published on Thursday, July 14, 2011 by Jose Serrano-McClain
    Samuel Hernandez, QMA Community Engagement Intern extraordinaire, who has been working one-day a week with Immigrant Movement International, offers this thoughtful reflection on the project: Immigration is a quiet event. The conversation that needs to happen between those involved, is u...
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