Weaving Worlds

Her paintings are tapestries woven of all these stories; deeply personal, collective, intimate and vast. The paintings of Ana Maria Velasco are creating universes. An interview with the artist.

In A Name

A name becomes a peace offering, a chance to reconnect with her heritage, and a personal symbol. After transitioning, Joanna offers her family an opportunity to name their daughter.

We The People

What happens when a theater goes further than site-specific? When it embraces the ecology, the history, and the people you may get something akin to Carlos Uriona’s Double Edge Theater.

Umbrella House

Umbrella House reveals the stories of the squatter community – most of them immigrants – that took over abandoned buildings in the Lower East Side of Manhattan reconstructed them and made them into homes.