Art After Trump

Thursday December 15, 2016
Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
126 Crosby Street, New York (MAP)
New York, NY

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Housing Works event


ART AFTER TRUMP: A RESPONSE AND A GATHERING is a marathon-style (no introductions, no hosts) reading hosted by and featuring artists and arts administrators. The results of the 2016 election were a shocking education for many on the realities of our fellow citizens. We asked our 150 performers: as an artist, how are you reacting to this uncertain future? What do you want to say or do? Each performer was invited to prepare a 2-minute performance of any form and any content.


6:00: Meetup & mingle
6:30PM-midnight: Continuous performances


Produced by:
Molly Rose Quinn, Housing Works Bookstore Cafe; Brandon Stosuy, The Creative Independent, a project of Kickstarter; Glory Edim, Well-Read Black Girl; Jillian Steinhauer, Hyperallergic; Ben Sisto, Ace Hotel New York

Hosted with:
Housing Works, Well-Read Black Girl Book Club (WRBG), Hyperallergic, BOMB Magazine, Lenny, WEIRD SISTER, The Atlas Review, VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, No, Dear, Urban Word NYC, Triple Canopy


The weekend after, we presented a looping recording of the entire six-hour event. Click the image to play.