Projects

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  • The People’s History of Flatbush Junction

    A team of youth artists from Midwood High School transformed an overpass with a mural representing Flatbushs history. Their mural design incorporated the experiences of students, who live in the...

  • Transformations

    Brainstorming on the theme of transformations, the team explored the role of mythical creatures who symbolize transformation, growth, and transcendence. The youth imagined some of their own avatars, including the cheetah, butterfly, and wolf howling at the moon.

  • Live to Learn and Learn to Live

    Through this project, incarcerated teen artists had the unique opportunity to directly impact the jail environment which incarcerates them by transforming an industrial hallway into a blank canvas....

  • Stewardship of Nature

    In Stewardship of Nature, students from JHS 157 beautified their schoolyard in partnership with The Trust for Public Land. Students reflected on the diversity and beauty found in nature, and ...

  • Peace Bridge

    Through Peace Bridge, youth artists transformed a pedestrian overpass connecting the Ingersoll and Whitman residential communities. Their design celebrates how the bridge connects and unifies...

  • Communidad Global, Global Community

    Communidad Global, Global Community was created by third and fourth grade students to celebrate the diversity of the PS 24 school community.

  • The Privilege of History

    Lead Artist Bayunga Kialeuka oversaw a group of youth in the creation of The Privilege of History, a mural on two walls of Law Studies High School.

  • Informed, Empowered

    Informed, Empowered was created in 2008 as part of Groundswells Summer Leadership Institute by a group of young women participating in our Voices Herd Visionaries program.

  • New York is a Rollercoaster

    In 2008, Groundswell collaborated with the New York City Department of Transportation and the Office of the Mayor to create New York City is a Rollercoaster. The team of muralists collectivel...

  • Fourth World Mural

    For this mural, Groundswell youth collaborated with Fourth World Movement, a network of people in poverty and those from other backgrounds who work in partnership towards overcoming the exclusion and injustice of persistent poverty.