Ummi Yakubu is a young professional in the interactive multimedia and design industry and is currently working on a mobile game that’s aimed at increasing civic responsibility.
Victoria Catalina brought her creative activism and graphic artist skills to C4AA’s 2016 Art Action Academy in Dublin, working to decriminalize sex work and workers, and has been working as a graphic designer and illustrator since then, often going back to sex worker rights and other activist themes in personal and commercial projects. Catalina has been designing for the Dutch sex workers union PROUD, and P&G292, a health organisation for sex workers in Amsterdam, among other collaborations.
Art Action Academy alumni Cédric Wilfrid Codo has been using media for social change, working with African youth, women and girls. “I am working on a cultural education project for girls and children in schools, on the presence of women in culture and sport (promotion and training) and finally on media that gives visibility to all this. I am convinced that the projects of the future will be projects that will bring together Anglophones and Francophones on projects in French. It will change the world.”
One of our amazing alumni, Prince Poetyk, is a prolific Ghanaian poet, who is using his creative activism training to organize around mental health issues.
Vivian Peng took part in C4AA’s 2016 Queens Arts Action Academy, supported by the National Endowment of the Arts in partnership with the Queens Museum. She is a visual artist and activist, and is currently a communications manager at Doctors Without Borders.
Behind the Scenes: a C4AA Art Action Academy in Macedonia, where artists are fighting corruption.
Cecilia Lim is a Queens-based artist, designer, and community-based trainer and capacity builder who believes that we thrive when we connect to ourselves, each other, and our environment.
During the 2018 International AIDS conference in Amsterdam, we will be meeting with advocacy groups to develop creative actions.
This project came out of our recent Arts Action Academy at the Queens Museum. It was conceived of and completed in 24 hours. Residents of Queens are sending Donald Trump postcards to remind him of the home he seems to have forgotten. Donald Trump grew up in Queens, the most diverse neighborhood in the world. …