Visuals Blog: Chill Vibes at the Printshop

Chill vibes this week at the printshop. As the weather gets colder the images are becoming more graphic. It’s great how you can transform original artwork into unique clothing. All the visual classes are interconnected Here at youth a design developed in screenprinting transforms in fashion design via experimental dye techniques. Toxic Ways is an up…

Visuals Blog: Field Trip to Legendary Ink

Last Thursday, the Visuals apprentices visited Legendary Ink, the tattoo shop of Providence legend and former AS220 Youth Murals instructor John Bhogal’s tattoo shop. We heard about his career from his days as a graffiti artist to being hired as an apprentice and then staff member at AS220 Youth, to training at various local tattoo…

Live Arts Blog: America Too at Trinity Rep

  On Monday, October performance art students participated in America Too at Trinity Rep. Students Jayden Cabral, Alexandria Fortes, and Rain Dance took their energy to the stage. All of the plays were written to build awareness of the Providence housing Crisis. –Vatic Kuumba, Live Arts Coordinator

Visuals Blog: Tie Dye and Rainbow Roll

The weather is changing but we are printing like its spring in our Screen Printing class. Once you know the process the possibilities are endless. We are developing our rainbow roll techniques this week. Both of these prints bring swirls of color to the image for a rather trippy effect.   In Fashion Design this…

Music Blog: Fear

Fear-   An unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat. (Noun) be afraid of (someone or something) as likely to be dangerous, painful, or threatening. (Verb) terror, fright, fearfulness, horror, alarm, panic, agitation, trepidation, dread, consternation, dismay, distress; anxiety, worry, angst, unease, uneasiness,…

Visuals Blog: Screen Printing Amazingness

The designs this week have been killer in Screen Printing and Print 1 on 1 . We have some budding designers and the beginning of a collective on our hand. Youth are learning the tricks to the screenprinting process – like that amazingness you of a  rainbow pull. Look at those flowers! every print is…

Dance Blog: Contemporary Choreo

This week in Dance class we’ve been studying contemporary, modern, and contact improv! We’ve been creating choreography together and learning to explore negative space with an emphasis on play. Check out this short snippet of what we’ve been working on. –Saulo Castillo, Dance Instructor