Swoon: The City Created, Built, Broken and Rebuilt

In our fourth of a series of artist interviews, Swoon discusses how the urban environment informs her work, from Brooklyn streets to Venetian canals to post-earthquake Haiti.

Elastic City

Neil Freeman and Todd Shalom discuss walking through the city as a medium of art, poetics and urban awareness.

An Urbanist You Should Know: Esther Robinson

Esther Robinson’s approach to supporting the arts through asset-building is something everyone interested in cities and neighborhoods should know about.

Heather L. Johnson: Ever-circulating Fluids and Continuously Moving Parts

In the third of a series of interviews with artists, Heather L. Johnson talks about how complex urban infrastructure systems inspire her explorations of movement and space.

Emily Henretta: Making and Unmaking the Constructed Jumble

In the second of a series of interviews with visual artists, Emily Henretta discusses how the process of collage and the experience of cities inform each other.

Roberto Mollá: Symmetrical Mud and the Floating World

In the first of a series of interviews with visual artists, Roberto Mollá discusses the influence of architecture and the urban environment on his work.


Brooklyn at Eye Level

The theater company The Civilians has investigated all viewpoints on the Atlantic Yards development proposal as an inroad to broader urban issues of home and neighborhood change.