While at first Sean Beauford shied away from the term "curator," the young artist is now putting his own twist on the title.
With so much giddiness and excitement around "revitalization" and "development" in East Liberty, 1839 publisher janera solomon asks, "Where's deeper thinking about art, public space, and community?"
Damon Young eulogizes his former barber and opines on the slow death of East Liberty, his old 'hood.
1839 staff writer Brandon Small is leaving Pittsburgh when he graduates from Pitt because he doesn't want to have to fight for space to just exist.
Raise your fist this week for Black art at The Met, Black artisans in the Hill District, bi-cultural African women, and a brand new baby girl.
North Fayette native Rukiya McNair shares why she now calls Bali "home."
Raymar Hampshire loves Pittsburgh, but he's not quite convinced Pittsburgh loves Black people
Henderson had shrunk. And the APPLE STORE with its glass windows and taunting fruit hauntingly appeared one day as if out of smoke. Seated on high haunches, as if a castle of white and gray and so much glass, the apple rising symbolically from its roof, rising even higher than the tree.
After eight years of publishing, Thomas Agnew calls Jenesis his heart. The publication helped to create opportunities for large projects such as BOOM and has made a way for Pittsburgh art, music and culture to surface worldwide.
Rebirth of the Crossroads: the Past, Present, and Future of the Hill District Arts & Culture Community
I am less concerned with the foreign ideas of what a healthy arts and culture sector looks like, than how we define, rebuild, and protect the cultural legacy of our communities during this current climate of gentrification.