Holly Ann Cocco is a high school senior at Park Slope Collegiate Secondary School. Last year Holly participated in an Urban Memory Project and is a guest blogger for UMP this Fall. DISPATCHES FROM BROOKLYN HISTORY In the second week of school students from Park Slope Collegiate got the opportunity to attend the Photoville exhibit, […]
On Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, Students participating in an Urban Memory Project at Park Slope Collegiate Secondary School, presented their work in a formal exhibition as part of the school’s Performance Night. 2015 marked the 10th anniversary of UMP’s partnership with the school, and the eighth year UMP’s founder, Rebecca Krucoff, has worked with co-teacher […]
Check out these photographs of Brooklyn neighborhoods by students at Park Slope Collegiate Secondary School. Thank you to Michael Salak, PSC teacher, and photographers Erica McDonald, Ruddy Roye, and Katja Heinemann for sharing their time and expertise. Beautiful work PSC seniors!
Join us at the Seward Park Library at 6pm, June 12 to celebrate the opening of a month-long exhibit of student photographs of the Lower East Side.
Students at the Lower Manhattan Arts Academy (LoMA), and their teacher, Maria Zagoreos, have been working with UMP for the past ten weeks to study the history and current issues facing their school’s neighborhood. After studying the immigrant history of the area, students had the opportunity to meet with urban planner, John Shapiro, from Pratt […]
Save the date for the 2012 Urban Memory Project Spring fundraiser. The event will be Tuesday, March 13th from 6:30pm to 9:00pm at Esopus Gallery in lower Manhattan. We will feature a short program, student art exhibition, silent auction, cocktails, and hors d’oeuvres. All proceeds will benefit the Urban Memory Project and our spring collaboration with the Lower Manhattan Arts Academy (LOMA) at Seward Park High School. […]
Culminating our semester residency with the Park Slope Collegiate, senior class students will present their work documenting various communities of Brooklyn in transition. Exhibition contents will include: photographs of Park Slope, Gowanus and students’ own Brooklyn neighborhoods, multimedia projects, original artwork and text. The exhibition will be part of a Performance Night event taking place […]
Students at the Secondary School for Research shared their work in a final exhibit at their school in January 2011. Students and their families, teachers and administrators, and other members of the school community came to celebrate the culminating student work that represents the sixth year of partnership between the school and the Urban Memory […]
Students from the Lyons Community School and their teacher, Joshua Sol Lewis, worked with UMP’s Rebecca Krucoff and Dave Hermann from the City Reliquary Museum on a study of the rapidly changing community of Williamsburg. Students took several photo-walks of the neighborhood, visited the City Reliquary Museum, as well the Crest Hardware Store, a community […]
UMP students proudly show off their hard work at the Secondary School for Research Performance Night — an opportunity for the school community of parents, teachers, administrative staff and community residents to gather and and gain information from the students’ semester-long research and documentation of Brooklyn. History teacher, Michael Salak, led the class with the […]