Performance of Miguélàngel Ruíz’s “Awutok-Thon, El Vejigante – Luchador” at the reception of Vejigantes of Puerto Rico: Origins, Myths, & Messengers. El Vejigante Luchador from Taller Puertorriqueño on Vimeo.
Opened on January 31, 2014 Reception with the artists: Friday, January 31, 5:30 – 8PM Artist talk 6:30PM/ Musical performance by Daniel de Jesús at 7:30PM The exhibition A Contemporary Madonna Counterpoint: Mexico & Puerto Rico, brings together two artists who use sacred female images from Latin America in their work. […]
Opened in May of 2014 Conociéndote (Getting to Know You): Bridging the Audience Divide is Taller’s 2013 John S. and James L. Knight Foundation’s Knight Arts Challenge award-winning project, bridging Philadelphia’s audience divide with events and exhibitions in May, July, and September of 2014. The events connect the work of five organizations […]
Opened on October 11, 2013 Panel discussion on the exhibition Dec. 7th at 3PM Raúl Ayala, La Buruquena, Miguel Caraballo, Danny Torres, Marina Gutiérrez, Maria Dominguez, Paola Nogueras, and Miguélàngel Ruíz This survey exhibition brings together reinterpretations of a central figure in Puerto Rico’s culture – the Vejigante. Having evolved from a […]
Latino communities transform public places in their communities into personal ones. These transformations fit with the idea of making a home, for a specific place is more than a house or address; it is the space plus the emotional and intellectual connections that become associated with that address and structure over […]