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OF NOTE’s Water Issue connects arts activism to Restorative Narrative

February 6, 2017 |

Still from the documentary short film “Women of Refaiya,” directed by Yoav Shavit. @Water Project – Yoav Shavit, 2012. 


By Celeste Hamilton Dennis

Celeste is an editor at OF NOTE Magazine and freelance writer living in Portland, Oregon. When she’s … Read More


Artist draws portraits of marginalized people to inspire unity and love

November 18, 2016 |

All images courtesy of Tyler Feder. 


By Kara Newhouse

Kara is an education reporter for Lancaster Online, a creator of the Faces of Mental Health Recovery project, and a 2015 ivoh summit attendee. You can follow her on Twitter @KaraNewhouse.




On the day after the … Read More


‘Frankenstein: A Cabaret’ is a modern feminist take on an old tale

October 31, 2016 |

The mad scientist Dr. Frankenstein as played by Melia Hadidian Tichenor (far left) and choreographer Rebekah Stiles (right) with cast. Photo credit: Laura Hadden.


 By Celeste Hamilton Dennis

Celeste is an editor at OF NOTE Magazine and freelance writer living … Read More


‘Before I Die’ project encourages self-reflection and inspires community connection worldwide

September 19, 2016 |

“Before I Die” wall in Savannah, GA. Photo Credit: Trevor Coe.


By Zebrina Edgerton-Maloy

Zebrina is a freelance multimedia journalist based in Tampa. She is a storyteller with a knack for optimizing multiple mediums to engage readers with a compelling story. Learn … Read More


St. Pete Murals inspire community unity, dialogue and creativity

September 16, 2016 |

“Against Monsanto” by Pixel Pancho. Credit: @ShineonStPete.


Walking through the Central Arts District and 600 Arts Block in Saint Petersburg, Florida, is an experience for the senses. Bright textural murals span the walls of bustling cafes, shops, community centers, businesses … Read More


Artists transform Jerusalem market into the city’s new cultural center

September 6, 2016 |

Musician performing at Machane Yehuda. All photos by and courtesy of Genevieve Belmaker.


By Genevieve Belmaker

Genevieve is an award-winning American freelance journalist based in Jerusalem, Israel where she reports on the conflict, the culture, and the news of the … Read More


How ArtLifting empowers homeless and disabled artists

August 24, 2016 |

Artist Cynthia Perdigao. All photos courtesy of ArtLifting. 


By Allison Griner

Allison Griner is a freelance journalist and a 2013-2014 fellow with the International Reporting Program. Follow her on Twitter at @alligriner.





It was impossible to … Read More


Vermont-based scholar saving alphabets through artistic carvings

August 8, 2016 |

Tim Brookes carving one of his works. All photos courtesy of Tim Brookes and Endangered Alphabets. 


By Les Neuhaus

Les Neuhaus is a former foreign correspondent, having covered events across East and Central Africa, and the Middle East. He now … Read More

Art of the burqa: exploring the many narratives of the women under the veil

April 18, 2016 |

“My Motherland Beach” by Hangama Amiri. All photos courtesy of OF NOTE Magazine.


 By Celeste Hamilton Dennis


Celeste is an editor at OF NOTE Magazine and freelance writer living in Portland, Oregon. When she’s not working on her book of … Read More

How one man turned to photography and art as a healing, coping mechanism

September 8, 2015 |

Steve Gibson talks about the genesis of his work in his Oakland, California, home. / Photo by Rachael Cerrotti



By: Rachael Cerrotti

Rachael Cerrotti is a Boston-based freelance photographer and writer, as well as a 2015 ivoh … Read More