Part of a painting series.
Karina Puente and Rebecca Scheckman have been developing a trusting and rich collaborative relationship for the past seven years. In the past two years we have turned this into a realistic prospect as we began applying to artist residencies and calling upon one another for advice in each persons area of speciality. Going forward we would like to share our projects as they develop. Please follow our tumblr:
New logo for the K&R Collaboration in Amsterdam was co-created/designed by Karina Puente, Zak Block & Rebecca Scheckman.
Marker on the back of an old book cover. Recycled art.
Lilliam Rivera grew up in the Bronx, New York. An entertainment journalist, she’s worked for E! Online, Angeleno, Latina, and was the editorial director for the lifestyle site Mondette.com. She’s a PEN Center USA 2013 Emerging Voices Fellow and is currently writing her first contemporary young adult novel, My Shelf Life, a coming-of-age story set in the Bronx. Lilliam lives in Los Angeles and can be found online at http://www.lilliamrivera.com.
In August of 2013, I was an Artist in Residence at AROHO (www.aroomofherownfoundation.org), a women writer’s retreat. There I documented the talented writers as they read their work aloud.
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This week, 12 months after hurricane Sandy, GRITtv looks at thwarting land grabs and rebuilding with community members in the hard-hit area of The Rockaways.
Just finished this week’s video and I loved making it! check out how inspiring this community group is: W.O.R.Cs.