"America is black. It is Native. It wears a hijab ... "
This is a modern version of the multi-mirror funhouse in mural form, and Coney Art Walls is bringing it again.
The entrepreneurial spirit of a couple of guys, Wayne Rada and Rey Rosa, is luring artists back into Lower Manhattan, if only to paint a mural and help the tourist trade in Little Italy. That is how the L.I.S.A. Project (Little Italy Street Art) began three years ago.
In the middle of an amusement park, these are commissioned works that respond in some way to their environment by 30 or so local and international heavy hitters, and a few new kids on the block, comprising a 40+ year span of expertise.
Safe Hub Collective, an organization devoted to creating public spaces that are secure for all people, conducted a harassment survey in 2013. Out of the more than 500 participants, 88 percent said they had experienced street harassment in Boston.
Ever since the world caught wind of Tatyana Fazlalizadeh's public art project, "Stop Telling Women to Smile," the phrase
"We wanted to [take 'Stop Telling Women to Smile'] to a Latin American city," Fazlalizadeh explained to HuffPost via email
See more images in the original post at Bustle.com. Spend enough time walking down the street alone as a woman, and someone
Since starting the initiative in Brooklyn back in 2012, Fazlalizadeh has taken her inspiring portrait series -- featuring
The catcalls women hear on city streets everyday are the subject of a new art series called "Stop Telling Women To Smile