Daily Archives: 2018-03-15

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RON ABRAM : EL AMBIENTE / On view through Jan. 13

“In Puerto Rico the homosexual world is centered around el ambiente. El ambiente is the place for an ‘imagined community’ where both gay and straight spaces cross – since in Puerto Rico, very few homosexuals have the luxury of living in homosexual-centered communities. El ambiente is heterogeneous. In it all […]

MIGUEL ANTONIO HORN: DISSONANCE / On view through Oct. 28

Opened September 15, 2017 Known for his figurative sculptures and totemic forms, sculptor Miguel Antonio Horn charts new artistic territory in Dissonance, his site-specific installation at Taller Puertorriqueño. Using shaped and unshaped found objects, plated planes, and recorded sound, Dissonance explores the boundaries of power and powerlessness, oppression and resistance. […]

MICHELLE ANGELA ORTIZ : QUIZÁS MANANA/ On view through July 29

In her first solo exhibition in Taller Puertorriqueño Lorenzo Homar Gallery, Michelle Angela Ortiz presents Quizás Mañana (Maybe Tomorrow), a show that examines the power of familial connection, place, and story. This exhibition features a new installation, light boxes, and paintings that speak of “visual artifacts,” items that she sees […]

Found in Fairhill Shades

Taller & AMO Collaborate for Operation Sunrise

Creative Advertising for a Neighborhood on the Rise March 2017 – June 2018 With leading support from the Knight Foundation, Taller Puertorriqueño is enlisting online marketing strategists AMerican MEdia Output (AMO) to devise a destination marketing-style tactical art campaign featuring the up and coming Fairhill neighborhood. With the local real […]

Found in Fairhill

FOUND IN FAIRHILL

Using marketing as their medium, artist duo Escobar-Morales founded AMerican MEdia Output (AMO) in 2011 as a platform for addressing issues affecting the Latino community. A hybrid of performance art, brand design and social media engagement, AMerican MEdia Output creates fictitious marketing campaigns in response to such topics as immigration […]

JAIME ALVAREZ: CONSUMPTION / On view through April 14

Opens February 2, 2018 Reception: Friday, March 2, 5:30 – 8 PM RSVP here Photographing found and discarded objects, Jaime Alvarez’s Consumption explores intimacy, sentimentality, and loss. The show stems from his 2016 residency at RAIR (Recycled Artist in Residency) which operates out of a recycling center in North Philadelphia. […]