Artists' Literacies Institute

Artists' Literacies Institute

New York, NY

Artists' Literacies Institute

Artists' Literacies Institute

We are here to reimagine...

We are here to reimagine how artists can be essential 'second responders' in a landscape of loss, and help us collectively traverse the journey of grief even when we are unable to gather

Our Story

Artists' Literacies Institute is an institution for the future, an idea born out of a time of crisis that hopes to establish new systems for a more humane, equitable, dignified, and sustainable era to come. ALI reframes art as research, and empowers artists - the producers of our culture, the creators of our social imaginary, and the mediators of our relationships with nature and each other - to...
Artists' Literacies Institute is an institution for the future, an idea born out of a time of crisis that hopes to establish new systems for a more humane, equitable, dignified, and sustainable era to come. ALI reframes art as research, and empowers artists - the producers of our culture, the creators of our social imaginary, and the mediators of our relationships with nature and each other - to lead in building social, civic, and human systems. ALI sees artists as researchers, and their unique ways of knowing as the most valuable outcome of their practice. Through advising, education, collaboration, and 'impact' partnership, ALI catalyzes an artist's practice into a force of deep social and civic transformation.
Artists' Literacies Institute is an institution for the future, an idea born out of a time of crisis that hopes to establish new systems for a more humane, equitable, dignified, and sustainable era to come. ALI reframes art as research, and empowers artists - the producers of our culture, the creators of our social imaginary, and the mediators of our relationships with nature and each other - to lead in building social, civic, and human systems. ALI sees artists as researchers, and their unique ways of knowing as the most valuable outcome of their practice. Through advising, education, collaboration, and 'impact' partnership, ALI catalyzes an artist's practice into a force of deep social and civic transformation.