Videos

Juntos Podemos: Telemundo features Thrive

Telemundo recently featured Thrive Collective for it Juntos Podemos (“Together We Can”) segment in New York (5/22/2020). Bio of TatsCru represented #KindnessBeatsTheVirus brilliantly, and highlighted the “Wildstyle Coloring Book.” Volume 2 drops on June 2, 2020. Download Volume 1 and Volume 2, along with dozens of “Tools for Schools” arts education resources at thrivecollective.org/kindness.  The…

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How-To (Make How-To) Videos

How to Make How-To Videos Thrive Collective’s School Media director Christine Casado returns with Teaching Artist Dax Matlock to teach the rest of us how to make how-to videos. Tutorials and More Instructional Videos How to Use a Green Screen Storyboarding 101 How to Win a Free Mural

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Univision Features Bio for Thrive

Univision features Bio of TatsCru for #KindnessBeatsTheVirus, and spotlights the “Wildstyle Coloring Book.” Download the entire collection at thrivecollective.org/kindness. The international, all-star selection was curated by legends Bio, Crash, and Sonic, and is presented in collaboration with WallWorks NY. Featured Artists: Banga | BG-183 | Bio | BRE | COPE2 | Cren | Crey132 | Daze…

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Bandlab Music Makers

PS 282 students produced their own music during Thrive Collective’s winter 2020 School Media after school program using BandLab. They talk about the importance of creating music during the COVID-19 pandemic. “I don’t like hearing about coronavirus, when people die and stuff. But as Mr. Josh says, if you feel something, let it out in…

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Wildstyle Coloring Book

New Release (4/29) Curated by legends Bio, Crash, and Sonic, this international, all-star roster of graffiti writers is presented in collaboration with WallWorks NY. Featured Artists: Banga | BG-183 | Bio | BRE | COPE2 | Cren | Crey132 | Daze | Flavor | Ice One TWA | Jon Phes Souza | Kaves | Kekoa…

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Teach Them Tuesdays

Free Resources for Teachers Thrive Collective’s School Media Director Christine Casado inspires today’s #KindnessBeatsTheVirus challenge by reminding schools to sign up to win a free coronavirus mural, and download free arts education resources here. Prompt: what’s your favorite free resource at Tools for Schools? Share a photo, video, or any image of a student using…

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A Gift from the Spider-Verse

Acclaimed actress Luna Velez (Miles Morales’ mom from Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse) joins Thrive Collective students and artists because #KindnessBeatsTheVirus. “Our most basic human instincts require connection to process pain, and heal in community. “Whether you identify as an artist or simply as human, the pandemic provides unique moments to connect with others creatively. “Help…

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Quarantine Coloring Book by WallWorks NY

Featured Partner: WallWorks NY

As part of our ongoing collection of Tools for Schools, WallWorks NY has curated the “Quarantine Coloring Book,” featuring legendary artists: BIO, BG183, Br163, CRASH, DAZE, FENX, Jahan, Joe Iurato, Lady Pink, Logan Hicks, MadC, MIST, NICER, Nick Walker, Olga Correa, Remi Rough, Shiro, Smetsky, and Steph Burr. Wallworks proprietor Crash, a longtime friend of…

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Help Kindness Go Viral

What if Kindness goes viral? What if a novel strain of #CoronaKindness infected #humanKIND during the quarantine? A kindness not inoculated by mistrust and cynicism. What if #HopeAndHealing were as infectious as COVID-19? What if we #ConquerCorona because #KindnessBeatsTheVirus? This week, five public school students gathered in lower Manhattan with #ThriveCollective teaching artist Jon Souza…

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Queens HeART Beat 2019

Video produced by Tony Horn / BRIC Arts Media for NYC Council  The 2nd Annual HeART Beat Festival returned to Roy Wilkins Park in Queens on May 29, 2019. Middle school students painted murals, designed video games, break danced, freestyle rapped, competed at drama games and so much more. Thrive Collective collaborated with Museum of…

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