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Samuel Lind / Portales

October 4, 2019 @ 5:30 pm 8:00 pm

Free

Reception

On view through January 11, 2020

A cultural ambassador, artist, and activist in his town of Loiza, Samuel Lind (b. 1954 Loiza, Puerto Rico), makes work that brings awareness to issues regarding racial justice, spirituality, cultural legacy, and gentrification. Reared and based in this majority Afro-Latino town, Lind, an Afro-Caribbean artist created in his house and studio a cultural depository and safe space for the people to celebrate and preserve their heritage in the face of climate and economic disruptions.

Lind’s more recent paintings, sculptures, and silkscreen prints often represent these individuals as nature-symbiotic deities that challenge the norms of spiritual sanctification. In Taller, he brings to Philadelphia for the very first time this news series of paintings and sculptures.

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Yvette Sanchez-Barreto Sharon schultz Irma Lopez Salter Melody Colon Rita J Mejias Melva Romero Pamela Ramos George Rodriguez Marie Barry Nell Anderson Tessa Ellis Edurne Irizarry Johnny Irizarry and Milagros Alameda-Irizarry Angela Colo'n Hope Flores Mark Coleman Phillip Jefferson Pedro Antonio Miranda Kenyetta Overton Lisa Cuello Marilisa Jimenez Samuel Kanig Iris Violeta Rivera Roland Roebuck Latisha Stevenson Johana Vanessa Arias Damon Branch Zeli Colon Mariangeli Alicea Saez Diana Sabater Ellie Furstenberg Francesca Alvarado Marangeli Mejia Rabell Briana Brown

Taller Puertorriqueño

2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia,19133United States
(215) 426-3311
tallerpr.org