Our Streets! Our City!

Our Streets! Our City! explores various struggles over public space in New York City since the 1960s, and engages with past and contemporary strategies used by activists to reclaim or reimagine urban infrastructures. This exhibit and event series is a tribute to those who have resisted top-down city-planning processes; its purpose is to honor collective fights against displacement, privatization, and municipal overreach in NYC.

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Exhibitions / Our Streets! Our City!

Our Streets! Our City! Self-determination and Public Space in NYC

May 21, 2022 - August 21, 2022

Our Streets! Our City! explores various struggles over public space in New York City since the 1960s, and engages with past and contemporary strategies used by activists to reclaim or reimagine urban infrastructures. This exhibit is a tribute to those who have resisted top-down city-planning processes; its purpose is to honor collective fights against displacement, privatization, […]

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Events / Workshop / Our Streets! Our City!

Would I Swim Here? A Speculative ReCreation Assessment

Sunday, May 29, 2022 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us for a workshop to create a swimability assessment incorporating speculative relational “signs” that emerge from an encounter at Valentino Beach and the knowledge and experiences we carry with us.  We will begin with a facilitated dryland movement practice to attune and listen to our own cellular body water histories in relation to the […]

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Exhibition Opening: Our Streets! Our City!

Saturday, May 21, 2022 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Come check out the exhibition, make art, and chat with activists involved in these movements today. All are welcome.

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Tracking East Village Green Infrastructure & Waterlines

Sunday, May 8, 2022 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Want to know more about the impact of water on a frontline community over time? Join this Jane’s Walk with Green Map, MoRUS & LES Breathe! About this event Meet at the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space (MoRUS) before tracking the subterranean streams that crossed the historical salt marsh around Avenue C and visiting nearby […]

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