Covid-19: A Color Canvas of Inequality

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

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the deaths of over 350,000 people in the US since December 2020, testing our health and economic system that supports our localities. Highlighting the stark inequities in health provided to the Black and Brown communities.  This year's symposium addresses the impact of COVID-19 on African descent communities that are the […]

$3.13 – $30

MTA – A.K. Sandoval-Strausz’s BARRIO AMERICA: How Latino Immigrants Saved the American City

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

Meet the Author on Zoom In his new book, BARRIO AMERICA: How Latino Immigrants Saved the American City, award-winning historian and son of immigrants A.K. Sandoval-Strausz challenges the idea that the so-called “Creative Class” was most responsible for reviving the city.  He argues instead that it was actually Latino newcomers who most dramatically transformed entire city neighborhoods. Drawing on […]

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Meet the Author on Zoom / Gente de Sal: Vida e Identidad

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

Join us for an intimate conversation with archaeologists Ann Peters and Yolanda Carbajal Zuniga on life in Cuzco, its history, cultural legacy, and the people of Maras. The conversation will take place in Spanish and English. Yolanda Carbajal Zuniga, from a Quechua speaking family, lives in Cusco. She is a graduate in archeology from the National […]

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Meet the Author on Zoom: Ed Morales’ Latinx

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

Part social history, part political theory, part philosophical reflection, and part memoir, Latinx: The New Force in American Politics and Culture is a book about Latino racial identity. It describes how migration to the U.S. has affected the country’s racial black-white binary and fleshes out implications of Latinx racial identity in new ideas about language, […]

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Ricardo Alegría: His Cultural Legacy

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

Join us for a virtual presentation by Dr. Carmen Dolores Hernández on Ricardo Alegría, who widened our understanding of what it means to be Puerto Rican. His pioneering scholarship showed us the essential elements of Puerto Rican culture. In the first half of the twentieth century, academia did not acknowledge Puerto Rican culture and identity. His writings on African and indigenous history and folklore and […]

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Without Othering: The Art of Laurence Salzmann

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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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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The Velocity Fund Information Session

Taller Puertorriqueño 2600 N. 5th Street, Philadelphia

Join us on-line –Friday, May7th at 4PM– to learn more about The Velocity Fund. Our community partners for this event–Taller Puertorriqueño and Vox Populi– will kick off the short presentation, serving as our host as we convene remotely via Zoom.  Raúl Romero–2019 Velocity Fund grantee and 2020 Velocity Fund panelist– will introduce his project Onomonopoetics of a Puerto […]

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