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Sydney Arndt


Sydney Arndt is a performer, creative writer, arts journalist, dramaturg, and activist based in NYC. She is the Co-founder and Artistic Director of The Grace Period Blog (thegraceperiodblog.com), a digital platform and performance collective that fights student debt with art-making. She holds a Masters in Performance Studies from NYU where she studied dramaturgy and theatre-making as social activism in diverse communities.


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Case Study: Conflict Kitchen

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May 1, 2015

Believing that the quickest way to a person’s heart is through their stomach, Conflict Kitchen seeks to build cross-cultural understanding and promote peace by introducing people to the food and culture of places with which their government is in conflict. Based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and the brainchild of artist/activists Jon   …Continue Reading