Interview with Marcos Dimas on August 8, 2013, Segment 3

CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-

Dimas reflects on his experiences at the School of Visual Arts, where he studied painting, drawing, sculpture, and printmaking. He performed research on the Taíno Indian culture of Puerto Rico because he wanted to pay homage to his ancestors. Through his research, he decided to incorporate indigenous and African influences in his artwork, and later co-founded the Latino artist collective Taller Boricua.


Date
August 8, 2013, Recording date
Interviewee
Marcos Dimas
Interviewer
Shakti Castro
Duration
15m 45.0s
Location of interview

East Harlem, NY

Language
English
Object Type
Moving Image
Identifier
MDim.2013.08.08.3
Related Keywords
Art, Community, Artists, Poetry, Black history
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Marcella Paseo, Rafaella Montez, Papaleta Melendez, Carlos Lesotho, Martin Rubio, Adrian Garcia, Armando Soto, John Rodriguez, Lisa DeFino, Olga LeMond, Martin Toto Perez, Jorge Soto Sánchez, Malcolm Mosley, Steve Marcos, Chuck Close, Richard Artshwagger, United States. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Young Lords, School of Visual Arts, Taller Boricua
Related Places
El Barrio (interview location), Puerto Rico (is referenced), The Bronx (is referenced)
Citation
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Marcos Dimas on August 8, 2013, Segment 3: MDim.2013.08.08.3. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 16 Sep 2019.
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