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March 2018

Jaime Alvarez: Consumption

March 2 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
Free 187 spots left

February 2 – April 14, 2018 Reception: Friday, March 2, 5:30 – 8 PM 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. There, by the process of manipulation and composition, he continued his investigation into the resonance of abandoned objects that were begun in Memento, an earlier series of work. Jaime Alvarez…

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Meet the Author: Angelica Y. Rodriguez

March 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
Free 193 spots left

Join us as rising children's author Angelica Y. Rodriguez introduces the second installment of her Bubba the Purple Cat series, which encourages readers of all ages to believe in themselves and to follow their dreams. Designed especially for young readers, Rodriguez’s bilingual text is accompanied by illustrations by her husband, Luis Perez. • Bilingual: Spanish and English • Refreshments will be served • Book sale & signing opportunity About the Author Angelica Y. Rodriguez is a book author and artist from Puerto Rico…

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Disposable and Indispensable

March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
Free 42 spots left

Join us for a free workshop about sustainability in a time of built-in obsolescence, hosted by RAIR and Jaime Alvarez. Bring personal objects that are of significance to you or found objects that resonate with you. The workshop will show how the creative process can enhance our understanding of the disposable. Jaime Alvarez will photograph attendees with their objects.   Revolution Recovery, where RAIR is housed, receives tons of waste every day, the majority being construction and demolition materials. In…

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