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YI Leaders Juliana and Gia moderate a Q&A with artist and filmmaker Laura Poitras after a screening of her film CITIZENFOUR. Photograph by Patrick MacLeod

YI Leaders Juliana and Gia moderate a Q&A with artist and filmmaker Laura Poitras after a screening of her film CITIZENFOUR. Photograph by Patrick MacLeod

CITIZENFOUR: SCREENING AND Q&A WITH LAURA POITRAS

Apr 15, 2016

Njideka Akunyili Crosby discusses her work Before Now After (Mama, Mummy and Mamma), 2015 with Youth Insights Leaders. Photograph by Andrew Kist

Njideka Akunyili Crosby discusses her work Before Now After (Mama, Mummy and Mamma), 2015 with Youth Insights Leaders. Photograph by Andrew Kist

Njideka Akunyili Crosby

Mar 23, 2016

Laura Poitras (b. 1964), ANARCHIST: Power Spectrum Display of Doppler Tracks from a Satellite (Intercepted May 27, 2009), 2016. Archival pigment print on aluminum, 45 1/4 × 65 in. Courtesy the artist

Laura Poitras (b. 1964), ANARCHIST: Power Spectrum Display of Doppler Tracks from a Satellite (Intercepted May 27, 2009), 2016. Archival pigment print on aluminum, 45 1/4 × 65 in. Courtesy the artist

Laura Poitras: Astro Noise

Mar 17, 2016

Jamian Juliano-Villani discusses her work in Flatlands with a group of teens. Photograph by Andrew Kist

Jamian Juliano-Villani discusses her work in Flatlands with a group of teens. Photograph by Andrew Kist

“Bad Painting” with Jamian Juliano-Villani

Mar 14, 2016

Teens participate in a gallery activity led by YI Leader. Photograph by Andrew Kist

Teens participate in a gallery activity led by YI Leader. Photograph by Andrew Kist

Teen Event: Collected

Feb 29, 2016

Joshua Oppenheimer (b. 1974), still from The Look of Silence, 2014. Courtesy of Drafthouse Films and Participant Media.

Joshua Oppenheimer (b. 1974), still from The Look of Silence, 2014. Courtesy of Drafthouse Films and Participant Media.

Joshua Oppenheimer: The Look of Silence

Feb 22, 2016

Laura Poitras (b. 1964), still from Bed Down Location, 2016. Mixed-media installation with digital color video, 3D sound design, infrared camera, and closed circuit video. Courtesy the artist

Laura Poitras (b. 1964), still from Bed Down Location, 2016. Mixed-media installation with digital color video, 3D sound design, infrared camera, and closed circuit video. Courtesy the artist

Thoughts on Laura Poitras: Astro Noise and Yeezy

Feb 20, 2016

YI Artist Michael poses with his certificate of completion. Photograph by Filip Wolak

YI Artist Michael poses with his certificate of completion. Photograph by Filip Wolak

Youth Insights Celebration

Dec 17, 2015

Teens work on various projects at Open Studio. Photograph by Dyeemah Simmons

Teens work on various projects at Open Studio. Photograph by Dyeemah Simmons

Open Studio For Teens

Dec 16, 2015

Teens participate in a gallery activity facilitated by YI Leaders. Photograph by Filip Wolak

Teens participate in a gallery activity facilitated by YI Leaders. Photograph by Filip Wolak

Frank Stella Teen Night

Dec 7, 2015

Alan Ruiz works with YI Artists. Photograph by Filip Wolak

Alan Ruiz works with YI Artists. Photograph by Filip Wolak

Interview with Artist-in-Residence Alan Ruiz

Nov 30, 2015

Salman Rushdie reads an excerpt from Herman Meliville’s novel, Moby-Dick. Photograph by Filip Wolak

Salman Rushdie reads an excerpt from Herman Meliville’s novel, Moby-Dick. Photograph by Filip Wolak

Moby-Dick: A Marathon Reading

Nov 17, 2015

Reina Gossett and Sasha Wortzel discuss their new film Happy Birthday, Marsha! at Cooper Union. Photograph by Syd London

Reina Gossett and Sasha Wortzel discuss their new film Happy Birthday, Marsha! at Cooper Union. Photograph by Syd London

Artist Talk on Happy Birthday, Marsha!

Nov 16, 2015

Artist McKendree Key. Photograph by Filip Wolak

Artist McKendree Key. Photograph by Filip Wolak

Frank Stella Family Day

Nov 7, 2015

Teens pose with their Halloween Teen Night programs. Photograph by Filip Wolak

Teens pose with their Halloween Teen Night programs. Photograph by Filip Wolak

Halloween Teen Night

Oct 31, 2015

Laurie Berg and Liliana Dirks-Goodman of AUNTS at Halloween Teen Night. Photograph by Filip Wolak

Laurie Berg and Liliana Dirks-Goodman of AUNTS at Halloween Teen Night. Photograph by Filip Wolak

Youth Insights Leaders collaborate with AUNTS

Oct 27, 2015

Youth Insights Leaders pose with Jared Madere in front of his installation. Photograph by Filip Wolak

Youth Insights Leaders pose with Jared Madere in front of his installation. Photograph by Filip Wolak

Youth Insights Leaders Meet Jared Madere

Oct 20, 2015

YI Leaders Alexus and Iga promote the Whitney’s Halloween Teen Night at Teens Take The Met! Photograph by Sasha Wortzel

YI Leaders Alexus and Iga promote the Whitney’s Halloween Teen Night at Teens Take The Met! Photograph by Sasha Wortzel

Youth Insights Leaders Go To Teens Take The Met!

Oct 16, 2015

Salley and Nancy May talk to YI teens about Mayhem. Photograph by Filip Wolak 

Salley and Nancy May talk to YI teens about Mayhem. Photograph by Filip Wolak 

Youth Insights teens meet Mayhem

Jul 22, 2015

New York City teens enjoy a collaborative art making activity in the Floor 5 outdoor gallery. Photograph by Filip Wolak 

New York City teens enjoy a collaborative art making activity in the Floor 5 outdoor gallery. Photograph by Filip Wolak 

What Is Your War? Teen Event

Jul 18, 2015

YI Participants enjoy ice cream in sunny Brooklyn Bridge Park. Photograph by Hannah Celli 

YI Participants enjoy ice cream in sunny Brooklyn Bridge Park. Photograph by Hannah Celli 

Youth Insights meet Sam Rauch, Senior Project Manager at the Public Art Fund

Jul 16, 2015

Elyse Mallouk discusses her role as the Director of Digital Media. Photograph by Hannah Celli 

Elyse Mallouk discusses her role as the Director of Digital Media. Photograph by Hannah Celli 

Youth Insights teens learn about Digital Media, Graphic Design, and Marketing

Jul 15, 2015

YI participants use viewfinders to sketch the view from Floor 5. Photograph by Hannah Celli 

YI participants use viewfinders to sketch the view from Floor 5. Photograph by Hannah Celli 

Youth Insights teens meet Dina Helal, Manager of Education Resources

Jul 15, 2015

Linzer shows YI teens touch objects for Jasper Johns’s Three Flags (1958). Photograph by Hannah Celli

Linzer shows YI teens touch objects for Jasper Johns’s Three Flags (1958). Photograph by Hannah Celli

Youth Insights teens meet Danielle Linzer, Director of Access and Community Programs

Jul 14, 2015

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