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Yazmany Arboleda

Street Artist Gives Johannesburg's Decrepit Landmarks A Neon Pink Makeover

artnet | artnet News | Posted 09.12.2014 | Arts

This piece originally appeared on artnet News. Eileen Kinsella During the past few summer months, residents of Johannesburg have been notici...

10,000 Reasons to Believe in the Power of Art in Public Space

Yazmany Arboleda | Posted 05.27.2014 | Arts
Yazmany Arboleda

As much as I was grateful for the opportunity to share the results of my work within these spaces, I couldn't help but think that the traditional gallery space format was too constraining.

We Believe In Balloons

AP | AHMAD SEIR | Posted 05.25.2013 | Arts

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Artists and activists handed out 10,000 bright pink balloons to residents in Afghanistan's war-weary capital on Saturday, bringi...

We Believe in Kabul

Nicole Skibola | Posted 05.21.2013 | Arts
Nicole Skibola

Like most people, I didn't realize that there was a burgeoning art movement in Afghanistan until it recently appeared in my Facebook feed.

Sometimes the Art Matters... Even More Than Kim Kardashian

Yazmany Arboleda | Posted 01.09.2012 | Impact
Yazmany Arboleda

2011-11-09-Screenshot20111109at2.03.06PM.jpg For one morning, bright yellow balloons changed some commuters' moods in the heart of Kenya's capital city.

Why Is This Man Smiling?

AP | By TOM ODULA | Posted 01.07.2012 | Impact

By TOM ODULA, Associated Press NAIROBI, Kenya -- A U.S. artist handed out thousands of yellow balloons to Nairobi's blue-collar commuters Monday, ign...

Let Me Down Easy

Yazmany Arboleda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Yazmany Arboleda

At a time of debate around "death panels", Anna Deavere Smith brings to life a rich, diverse range of perspectives on how we live and die in America today.

The Return of the Wizard

Yazmany Arboleda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Yazmany Arboleda


The Danger of a Single Story

Yazmany Arboleda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Yazmany Arboleda

The outcome of a single story can be that it flattens our understanding of art and of each other in a now globalized world.

Bringing Marina Flowers

Yazmany Arboleda | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Yazmany Arboleda

I decided that on the morning of my 29th year on earth, May 7th, I, Yazmany Arboleda, a fellow artist and a fan, would bring Marina Abramović flowers.