Field Notes Blog

research. methodology. process.

February 22, 2017

Working without a dedicated physical space is not so unusual in New York City, but it does cause us to question the nature of home and what that means for an itinerant theatre company. Here's what home means for us.

We’re a home for art that inspires action. We provide...

February 21, 2017

Who is that woman in the wide-brimmed hat?

In 2008 and 2009, when we were researching the events of the 1917 food riots on the Lower East Side, photographs were scant.  This was not surprising, considering the time and also the subject material. Yet, since then, new pho...

February 19, 2017

In February, 1917, rising food prices led rioters to attack food shops and burn peddler's pushcarts on the Lower East Side and in Brooklyn's Brownsville and Williamsburg sections, "rejecting suggestions that they substitute rice for potatoes and milk for eggs and meat....

February 17, 2017

Welcome to Field Notes!  

Inspired by the anthropological tradition of taking field notes, please meet our new blog where we share our research and methodology. 

Over the years we've created different blogs and websites to write about our process, curate our source mater...

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