Archives: 2011
BELLA Magazine
NYC Pop-Up Shop Prevails With The Help Of Non-Profit, Chashama
Chashama is partnering with NYC Department of Small Business Services to bring financial stability, commerce, beauty, and hope back to NYC with the Storefront Startup program. More
Mann Report
Filling the Voids With Art
If vacant storefronts and offices suddenly look a lot more avant-garde, you probably have Anita Durst to thank. More
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Coming Out in 'The Wash': The Bus Terminal's Laundromat Look
In recognition of Earth Month, the Port Authority Bus Terminal (PABT) has unveiled an exhibit along its 42nd Street façade that focuses on the collection and clean-up of marine debris from New York City beaches. “The Wash” features 29 photographs of marine debris framed in a portal motif that resembles a line of washing machines. More
New York Post
State of the Art
Millions of square feet of office and retails space in the city remain empty. But some savvy commercial landlords have found new and creative uses for their buildings. More
The Art of Revitalizing the West Side’s Empty Storefronts
Tired of seeing all the empty storefronts? Locals are working on a plan to turn those windows into space that can be used for creativity.   ChaShaMa — a non-profit arts organization dedicated to creating art where you least expect it — is working to rejuvenate empty commercial space in Hell’s Kitchen and around the city. More
Atlantic Highlands Arts Council presents "The ChaShaMa Matawan 11"
The ChaShaMa Matawan artists recently suffered flooding to their studio spaces and the board members of the Atlantic Highlands Arts Council wanted to reach out to offer support and space for these artists to continue showing their work to the public during this time of crisis. The arts community in New Jersey is strong and we are very supportive of each other. More
Art Frankly
Art Frankly Interview with Anita Durst – Founder of Chashama
Anita Durst, founder of Chashama, has worked tirelessly for over 20 years to secure over one million square feet of space in New York City for artists. She believes programs like Chashama are the vital building blocks to ensuring cultural capital in New York City. More
Art Frankly
Art Frankly Interview with Hayley Ferber – Deputy Director of Chashama
Hayley Ferber is an independent curator, educator and artist living in Brooklyn, NY. Her professional mission is to initiate and support creative opportunities in the arts. She accomplishes this in her daily role as Deputy Director of Chashama, a non-profit organization that transforms unused real estate into artist studios and exhibition spaces. More
12/22/2011 New York Times
Send In the Food Trucks
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11/14/2011 Ridgefield Patch
SPHERE Takes New York by Storm: Group's Movie Featured at chashama Film Festival
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10/31/2011 Metro Focus
No Vacancy: Turning Empty Spaces Into Cultural Pop-Ups
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10/14/2011 Blog
COTO Film to Screen at Chashama Film Festival
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10/4/2011 Abe's Penny Blog
Will Corwin's Tanis: Welthaupstadt at Chashama
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9/21/2011 inhabitat New York City
72 Hour Urban Action: Real Time Architecture Festival Coming to Long Island City in 2012
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9/20/2011 ArtDaily.org
El Museo's Biennal extends to The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance and Lehman College Art Gallery
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9/3/2011 Inhabitat NYC
Dumpster Pools Return to NYC at The Palms!
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8/15/2011 NY Daily News
Vacant Long Island City bank transformed into pool party hotspot
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8/9/2011 New York Post
Art of the city - Harlem is alive with creativity
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6/6/2011 New York Times
A Theater Is Conjured, Then Leaves Only Memory
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6/4/2011 El Museo.org
Chashama at the Donnell
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6/1/2011 Times Square Arts
The Partner Project Scene in Public
4/2/2011 ArtSlant New York
In the Windows
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3/3/2011 New York Times
Spare Times for Mar. 4 - 10
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3/1/2011 Queens Ledger
Brooklyn artists find an affordable home
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2/22/2011 Urban Omnibus
21st Century Pastoral: The Blithedale Romance at Chashama 42nd Street Gallery
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2/22/2011 Queens Courier
POWER OF ART: Galleries bring empty storefronts to life
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2/7/2011 The Street Spot
Pantheon NYC on view 24/7 thru 4/17
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