A few weeks ago, the Teens Curate Teens team got together with our instructor Nate and continued our discussions on how we wanted to present artworks in the up-coming art exhibition in Sugar Hill, Harlem. We sat down, put our thinking caps on, and listed several topics and ideas we wanted to the exhibition to represent.
Among the ideas were family, hope, education, the community, etc. The main idea everyone agreed on was that the show needed to tell what Sugar Hill, a well known community for its rich history in African-American history, was all about.
To help us learn more about the community, our TraC instructor Nate and Jodie from No Longer Empty then suggested that the group walk a few blocks in Sugar Hill, and ask the locals what they think about it. Before we left, we talked about what we needed to learn and what questions we would ask. Mostly, we wanted to know what were the people’s most memorable moments about the area. [Read more…]