For the last four years Holes in the Wall Collective has run Events, Conversations and Happenings in and around New York City— from information carnivals on information technology, to horizontally curated environmental art shows, to a series of pop-up benefits raising funds for 25 organizations . . .  and for the last three we have run a Creative Residency Program in the rural PA— designed to bring together artists, educators, scientists, lawyers, health practitioners and more into individual incubation and collective cross-over.  Over 2,500 people have participated in our programming, from New York, across the US and the globe— with over 120 residents from over ten states (from New York, to California, to Minnesota, to DC, to Pennsylvania, to Michigan, to Wisconsin ... ), from Puerto Rico, Siberia, Australia and Canada, and applicants from Syria, Cairo, Nigeria and Jamaica.


Over the years we have worked with Art in the Fields, Heeyoung Music, PIMA at Brooklyn College, Next Epoch Seed Library, Batalá New York, Andrew Benincasa, DJ Scribe, Art Codex, Krystina & Marek Milde, Catherine Grau, Bibi Calderaro, Dana Hemes, Glen Einbinder, tubafresh, Lucky Chops Brass, Funkrust, Rude Mechanical Orchestra, Nikki Selken, Kriye Bodi dance, Natasha Corbie, Cecelia Rembert, Deb Klein Photography, Textile Arts Center, Insatiable Vegan, Ryan Eggensperger, BEAT festival, The Glasshouse, The Work Center among many others..

Residencies and Workshops include JAG Productions, New Feet Theater, Associates Theater Group, Broken Box Theater Troupe, Elyce Semenec Yoga, Garrard Conley Art of the Narrative, Caroline ParsonsRitual Life, Porras/Ghoussaini and many independent artists and thinkers.

My residency at the Holes in the Wall farm challenged me to think about politics as a bodily action and something we feel in our movements, hear with our ears or even eat...
Ben Duvall, 2016 resident • Exercises in Democratic Undemocracies

Our pop-up WhatNOWwhat benefits have worked with and supported My Sister's Place, Hattie Carthan Community Garden, Black Women Artists for Black Lives Matter, ViBe Theater Experience, Trans Women of Color Collective, Honor the Earth, 350NYC, NRDC, Earthjustice, Center for Media Justice, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Interference Archive, WITNESS, The Guardian Project, City Growers, Brooklyn College Community Partnership, Day One and Urban Word NYC.

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Past Residents

residents - josh, linh, melanie, eurika

Past Events

what now what

Past Programming