Devoted to collaborative art practices, social engagement, and community-building through culture and arts at the intersection of media and technology; Loisaida’s approach celebrates the urban surroundings, grassroots innovation and the immigrant spirit of the Loisaida neighborhood. For over 40 years they have continued to build connections between community and culture through original programs, projects and historic events, such as the beloved Loisaida Festival.
Open Arts LES 2020 Interview
How can we look at the intersections of art and technology and provide a platform for our community… Get the community that’s here, that’s always being pushed out, to know we’re here, these resources belong to them. – Alejandro Epifanio
Loisaida Inc offers residencies and fellowships for artists of all disciplines. They offer ongoing workshop opportunities open to the community. El Semillero, the Media & Technology component at the Loisaida Inc, supports vocational and career training for youth and adults in media, culinary arts, printmaking, design, and coding. Loisaida Inc offers both volunteer and internship opportunities.
For more information on programs and opportunities, visit their website.