Stop by Malcolm X Blvd this August to participate in a new art project exploring BedStuy's tradition of naming streets after black historical figures. The Laundromat Project has commissioned BedStuy native Aisha Cousins to create three remixes of a live art project called Mapping Soulville at Marmy Laundromat. Activities include a series of drop-in art workshops on map making, silkscreening, button making, and mural design. Parents, youth, and educators welcome!
Where: Marmy Laundromat at 197 Malcolm X Blvd (corner of Putnam Ave)
When: Every Thursday & Friday in August from 6-7:30 pm
What: Drop In Art Workshops Aug 1 & 2: BedStuy Map Making + Street Sign Photo Booth Aug 8 & 9: Tape Mural + Postcards Aug 15 & 16: Malcolm X Blvd Map Making + Street Sign Photo Booth Aug 22 & 23: Malcolm X Blvd Map Making + SilkScreen Bag and T-Shirt Printing Aug 24 & 25: Malcolm X Blvd Map Making + Button Making
Visit http://bit.ly/MappingSoulville for resources to do past workshops at home. Or pickup free activity sheets at Marmy Laundromat everyday 7am-8:30pm.
Get Involved! Community sponsors and volunteers wanted. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Coming Soon: Malcolm X Film Series Window Decal Painting Party: Come paint a portrait of Malcolm X for Marmy Laundromat and learn to make a vinyl decal for your own window. Visit http://bit.ly/MappingSoulville for updates.