NOW THIS IS GRASSROOTS!!

The Student’s @DelValle4Mayor video just made it into the Huffington Post!! Rahm Emanuel Hit On School Policy By High Schoolers For Del Valle A group of Chicago high school students has decided to take Rahm Emanuel to task for his education policy. Cristina Henriquez, Gerardo Aguilar, and Alexandra Alvarez appear in a YouTube video, uploaded Sunday,…

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Invest in Chicago Public School Students

On January 30, 2011 Chicago Public school students and graduates (from Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood) got together to film a grass-roots/guerilla campaign ad to “tell it like it is,” and support the best candidate to improve our neighborhood public schools. The footage used is filmed outside of Roger C. Sullivan High School and from WGN’s…

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deal with it.

I am Midwestern girl, born and bred. Yes, I know there is a New York Art World. And yes, I am aware that people make cultural identity work on the West Coast. But I am rooted here. With the world at my fingertips.

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Darja Bajagić

Darja sent me a beautiful email on YouTube earlier this week. Needless to say, I was quite taken by her. Check out her website and YouTube

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Berlin’s Eruv Talk

I will be presenting Berlin’s Eruv at KAM Isaiah Israel, as part of their World Jewry Program, this Sunday, November 8th. The lecture is open to the public. video still from interview with Moshe Or In 2008 I traveled to Berlin as part of exchange program with my University. Prior to this visit, I had never…

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Orchard Street Artist Cultural Heritage Project

My father and I participated in the Orchard Street Artist Cultural Heritage Project. During the months of December 2009 and January 2010, The John Slade Ely House Center for Contemporary Art in New Haven, Connecticut will come alive with memories, recollections, and recreations of an important community heritage site,  in an innovative group installation designed…

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Berlin’s Eruv Video

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Berlin’s Eruv at the 2009 Conney Conference on Jewish Art

I will be presenting Berlin’s Eruv at the 2009 Conney Conference: Performing Histories, Inscribing Jewishness at University of Wisconsin Madison. Berlin’s Eruv is a conceptual project that addresses the assumed non-presence of Jews in Germany. Berlin does not actually have an eruv. There is however, an active Jewish community, one that is frequently overshadowed by…

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together we hope

The polling lines were LONG in STL, I waited over 4 hrs to vote!  But it was well worth it, I have never been more proud to be an american and to take part in such an important moment in history. The night of the elections, Carianne and I initiated our project together we hope…

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