Hunter East Harlem Gallery at Hunter College is thrilled to present the educational project, POWRPLNT East Harlem: Digital Art Collaboratory + Indoor Garden opening June 24 and running through September 5, 2015. POWRPLNT, is a pop-up digital art laboratory and workshop for teens founded by artist Angelina Dreem and will be opening its 3rd incarnation of the project at Hunter College’s East Harlem Gallery.
For this installation, POWRPLNT has teamed up with artists Deanna Havas, RodanTekle, David Van Witt, Hunter’s own Interactive Media Arts MFA candidates to provide free technology classes for local teens. Classes include making sound installations, learning how to paint digitally, and sculpting aliens in 3D software. On Saturdays, POWRPLNT will be hosting all ages workshops focused on artistic development like “Girls Only Video Diary” by journalist Whitney Mallet, “Passion Management” taught by AHBS producer Alberto Arensberg, “Intro to Copyright Law” by Parka Records founder Anibal Luque.
All classes are free and operate on a first-come, first-serve basis. Teens, please sign-up for classes here: http://www.powrplnt.org/sessions/
For more information go to: http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/eastharlem-artgallery/exhibitions/powrplnt