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Antonio Martorell Documentary & Teaching Guide

 

This Centro teaching guide focuses on the documentary Martorell: De aquí p’allá (From Here to There). The documentary explores the creative process used by Antonio Martorell in conjunction with how he used The Center for Puerto Rican Studies’ Archives to create his installation piece, De aquí p’allá (From Here to There). The art installation that commemorates the Puerto Rican migration to the United States, was part of the exhibit Nueva York (1613-1945). The exhibition, a collaboration between the New York Historical Society and El Museo del Barrio, was on view from September 17, 2010 through January 9, 2011, at El Museo del Barrio. This guide is one in a series of teaching guides on Puerto Ricans in the United States tied to documentaries created by Centro that make use of Centro’s Archives. The Center for Puerto Rican Studies makes the guides and documentaries available to middle and secondary school educators to promote a better understanding of the cultural, intellectual and economic contributions of Puerto Ricans in the U.S.

De Aqui Palla Antonio Martorell from Center for Puerto Rican Studies on Vimeo.

 


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