C O L L E C T I V E – S T A T E S

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Scores from Inwood. Featuring work in progress by Monica Robles.

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C O L L E C T I V E – S T A T E S

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Scores from Inwood. Featuring work in progress by Monica Robles.

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Monica Robles Part 1

Fellow local artist Greg Nuñez interviews Monica Robles about “Considering Disobedience”- Part 1 of a community based art project.

Papel Maché with Greg Nuñez

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Monica Robles is an artist living in Inwood, NYC. She is working on a community arts project based on Mayor Bill De Blasio’s recent plan to rezone parts of her neighborhood.  We met to speak during the early stages of development of this project. We touched upon challenges she faces in her creative process and the political dimensions inherent in this type of work.

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Considering Disobedience- REQUEST FOR VOLUNTEERS

Calling on volunteers for a project inspired by community rezoning. 

Please read the the details here and kindly consider being a part of the project. Also consider referring people to the project and passing along this information.

Thanks in advance for your consideration and help.

Monica Robles

Llamado a voluntarios para un proyecto de arte acerca del planes de vivienda. 

Porfavor lea los detalles aqui y considere participar o referir a participantes.

Gracias anticipadas por su ayuda!

Monica Robles

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Because a Former Retirement Home for Bankrupt Millionaires Is About to Become “the BAM of the Bronx”

Source: Because a Former Retirement Home for Bankrupt Millionaires Is About to Become “the BAM of the Bronx”

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United We Sock @ Governors Island

Saturday June 9th

Two Shows: 12:00 and 2:00pm
Sunday June 10th
Three Shows: 12:00, 2:00, and 4:00pm

United We Sock is an interdisciplinary moving installation and performance choreographed by Monica Robles with MoveSchemer collaborators. The work highlights a shared human condition through movement and poetry.

WHERE: Governors Island, Picnic Point

HOW TO GET TO GOVERNORS ISLAND:
There are free ferries running every half hour starting 10:00am.
There is a shuttle that can take you to Picnic Point once you arrive at the island.

COST: FREE!

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Save the Date

Monica with MoveSchemer will be presenting United We Sock at Governors Island on June 9th and 10th as part of the Figment Festival. The performance will run multiple times throughout each day from 12:00 to 5:00pm (specific performance times coming soon!), don’t miss it.

United We Sock is an interdisciplinary performance including dance and spoken word poetry.  The performance was presented as a work in progress at the Andrew Freedman Home last May.

For more about the project visit: http://kck.st/Knk9o0

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Artists Wanna Be Heard?

If you wish to participate in “United We Sock”, and interdisciplinary performance Saturday, May 5th at Take the Stage. You can simply bring a poem, a song, or a reading to the Andrew Freedman Home at 3pm where Monica will be meeting the participants and giving out instructions for the performance.

No experience or memorization is necessary. For more information contact Monica at: moveschemer@gmail.com

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Call for Poets & Performers

Courtesy of NLE

United We Sock is an interdisciplinary performance that includes spoken word poetry. The performers will be emphasizing solidarity and unity by performing excerpts of their poems to groups of people sequentially, ultimately joining a big choir of poetry.

The performance will take place at The Andrew Freedman Home, and abandoned mansion in the Bronx now opened to artists through No Longer Empty.

DATES:

Performers are required to attend one of two rehearsals plus the performance on May 5th. Both performance and rehearsal will happen at the Andrew Freedman Home:

Rehearsal dates (one of two is required):  

  • Thursday, May 3rd from 4:30 to 7pm
  • Friday, May 4th from 4:30 to 7:00pm

Performance:

  • Saturday, May 5th from 5- 6pm. Performers are called to arrive at 4:30pm.

There is no monetary compensation. However, approximately  2,500 people attended the art opening last April 4that the Home and many attend The Home regularly so there is great opportunity for networking, exposure, and promotion.

Courtesy of NLE

CONTACT:

If interested or to learn more contact Monica at: moveschemer@gmail.com

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Save The Date

Mónica will be performing United We Sock, an interdisciplinary performance that includes dance and poetry. The performance will take place at the Andrew Freedman Home hosted by No Longer Empty as part of Take the Stage.

For more information about the institution and the event please visit: http://www.nolongerempty.org/nc/home/events/event/take-the-stage/

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