Salzmann in Peru:
 The Making of Misk’i Kachi Runakuna

Taller Puertorriqueño 2600 N. 5th Street, Philadelphia
Virtual Event

CROSS-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES: A DISCUSSION ON DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE WORK OF LAURENCE SALZMANN In response to questions foregrounded in Laurence Salzmann’s exhibition Misk’i Kachi Runakuna, Taller Puertorriqueño is hosting two consecutive virtual talks about documentary photography and cross-cultural perspectives. The discussions will address Salzmann’s work as well as examine issues of power embodied by the […]

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Reception: Misk’i Kachi Runakuna

Taller Puertorriqueño 2600 N. 5th Street, Philadelphia

Made between 2016-2020 in multiple visits to Peru, including a four month period during which Salzmann was a Fulbright Fellow, these photographs explore the contemporary forms of an ancient Quechua-speaking world. This world is characterized by an extraordinary symbiosis of natural beauty, human ingenuity, and ecological wisdom. Salzmann’s black-and-white photographs of the salt ponds are […]

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Sound Walk: Onomonopoetics of a Puerto Rican Landscape

Taller Puertorriqueño 2600 N. 5th Street, Philadelphia

Register for the sound-walk with Raul Romero on his work the Onomonopoetics of a Puerto Rican Landscape. This work looks at the way the coquí's sound connects back to Puerto Rico and performs as a vessel carrying memory, culture, and language. For some, the sound may be unfamiliar and for others, it may serve as […]

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Misk’i Kachi Closing Reception

Taller Puertorriqueño 2600 N. 5th Street, Philadelphia

Please join us on Saturday, May 29th from 3-6pm, for the closing reception for the show Misk’i Kachi Runakuna. The reception will start with a discussion with Américo Mendoza-Mori on the importance of sustaining indigenous languages. Dr. Mendoza-Mori will discuss how Quechua, an indigenous Andean language, has enriched us by providing new vocabulary, culturally specific […]

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Reception, Children & Youth Create Art

Taller Puertorriqueño 2600 N. 5th Street, Philadelphia

The year 2020 marked an unprecedented and challenging school year because of the worldwide spread of COVID -19. As a result, we discovered opportunities for our education programs to adapt and shift our approach to arts education. This year's Children & Youth Create Art exhibition highlights work created through groundbreaking virtual programs as Taller continues […]

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