Through this New York City-based program, CEC ArtsLink engages local communities in the international discourse that we have been fostering for nearly fifty years. Our broad network of international artists and excellent roster of local partners form unique synergies resulting in exciting collaborations, workshops, readings, exhibitions, films and performances and bringing the wide range of cultural insights to the communities in the five boroughs.

One Big City
Spring 2012 - Spring 2014
A pilot series of collaborative residencies and events engaging New York’s thriving diasporas through the innovative perspectives of local and international artists.

Tryst and System of Units in NYC

Public Events in New York
New work by US and international artists, writers, poets, filmmakers, dancers and theater professionals.

Publicly Creative
May 9-16, 2011
A public art workshop for New York artists with curator and public art expert Kendal Henry.

Felix Galindo's Project for Wall Street

Pravda Bar Film Series
Fall, 2008
CEC ArtsLink teamed up with New York's Pravda Bar to host a series of free film screenings from our archive.

November 22, 2008
Experimental post-genre performances by ArtsLink awardees from New York and overseas. Co-produced by GOH Productions.

Winter 2004-2005

An exhibition of artwork by thirty-four ArtsLink awardees from across the US, Central and Eastern Europe and Russia at Artists Space.


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September 2001
Danica Dakic and Sandra Sterle, two artists of different ethnic background from former Yugoslavia spent four months living together in an experimental "open door" home, which served as a common meeting ground for discussions and artistic production.