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At Inwood Art Works Pop-Up Gallery, curator Aaron Simms challenged local artists to submit two-dimensional works of the same size on the theme “Bridging the Invisible Divide.” The fifty-one works selected constitute part of an ongoing dialogue; one can find attempts here to distinguish the east side from the west side of Broadway or to extinguish the notion of a divide altogether.
New York City is famous for being one of the most artistically active and culturally diverse cities in all the world, yet–somewhat surprisingly–certain communities lack artistic institutions such as galleries, theaters, museums, workshops, and other such creative establishments and opportunities.
Noting this disparity, Aaron Simms decided to create Inwood Art Works; a non-profit organization that is dedicated to bringing all forms of art to Inwood residents.
Upper Manhattan got $1.23 million through the Neighborhood 360° program, a three-year grant to “meet locally identified needs,” which it will share with the Washington Heights Business Improvement District (BID) and organizations like the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA), Inwood Art Works, Northern Manhattan Arts and Culture (NMAC) and Friends of Inwood Hill Park
At the northern tip of Manhattan — just a stone’s throw from a public park that contains the largest swath of natural forest remaining on the island — the Inwood Film Festival has quietly taken root.
The second annual Inwood Film Festival is screening 22 short and feature films during this weekend at the Campbell Sports Center in Northern Manhattan.
The first-ever Inwood Film Festival is back bigger and better, doubling in size this year with two feature films, 22 shorter-length films under a half-hour long, two post-feature conversations with directors, after-parties and an award ceremony.