LES Poetics: Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of Essex Street Market and LES History Month



LES POETICS is a collaborative, social media arts project using the Poetics iPhone app to create and share stories throughout the month of May, celebrating the 75th Anniversary of Essex Street Market and LES History Month.

The project is a collaboration between Essex Street Market, the Artists Alliance and LES-based artist Seth Indigo Carnes, the creator the Poetics app.

Courtesy of the Essex Street Market, the app will be free for the entire month, available to anyone with an iPhone. Download the app here: https://appsto.re/i6Lh3zQ.

How to Participate:

  • Invite and encourage your community to create and share Essex Street Market and LES-related stories with the Poetics app
  • Encourage the use of the following hashtags: #EssexStreetMarket for Essex Street Market, #LESmonth for Lower East Side History Month, and #LESstories for LES-related visual stories. By including the hashtags, all participating organizations will be able to see and repost from this pool of shared content.
  • Collaborate and support other LES organizations by reposting a curated set of this content on your social media

How to Create and Share Work:

  • DOWNLOAD POETICS > SNAP A PIC > WRITE AND ARRANGE TEXT > ADD HASHTAGS > UPLOAD TO SOCIAL MEDIA

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