The House: Emily Acosta- The Color of Your Subconscious

On the weekend of April 13th The House of Malico hosted their very first Elements retreat. Accepting eight applicants who are advancing social, racial, and economic equity through their art and activism. This three day retreat was a testament to the power of intentional space bringing together a cohort of black, brown and queer women to further strengthen community and to contemplate solutions to some of the hardest obstacles we face today.

The series features Interviews the retreats participants. Curious about their wellness practices, and what keeps them going as they pursue their art and activism.

Emily Acosta is a visual artist studying to become an art therapist. Born and raised in the Bronx she now lives in Brooklyn. Passionate about art and healing for her the two are interchangeable. The depth in which she approaches the mediums she uses illustrates the rich relationship she has with her art.

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