16. IdeasCity Bronx
Photo by Nathan Kensinger
The New Museum will present IdeasCity Bronx, taking place in Concrete Plant Park on September 21st. The day long festival is free and open to the public, featuring talks by Teddy Cruz and Fonna Forman and Jon Gray of Ghetto Gastro, and a series of participatory workshops organized by Xaviera Simmons, Torkwase Dyson, Oscar Oliver-Didier (urban designer at the Department of City Planning), Coco June, Marquita Flowers, and Monxo López and Libertad Guerra of South Bronx Unite.
Pop-up activations by Bronx-based art and activist groups will take place all afternoon, organized with DreamYard, a nationally recognized community organization that works with Bronx youth, families, and schools to build pathways to equity through the arts.