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“no existe un mundo poshuracán” – Luto y Lucha: Grief and Resistance in the Wake of Maria

“no existe un mundo poshuracán” – Luto y Lucha: Grief and Resistance in the Wake of Maria

Event Organizer: Center for Puerto Rican Studies

Cost: Free

March 15 @ 4:00 pm 5:30 pm EDT

Can grief and mourning be catalysts for political change? This conversation with artists Garvin Sierra Vega, Gabriella N. Báez, Sofia Córdova, Awilda Sterling-Duprey, Elle Pérez, Lulu Varona, and Edra Soto considers aspects of loss, whether personal or societal, and the inextricable relationship between art and politics in Puerto Rico post-Hurricane Maria. The discussion is moderated by Marcela Guerrero, Jennifer Rubio Associate Curator at the Whitney.

Image: Garvin Sierra Vega, Corazón (Heart), 2022. Digital image. Collection of the artist; courtesy Taller Gráfico PR. © 2022 Garvin Sierra Vega

This conversation is the second in a three-part series featuring artists included in no existe un mundo poshuracan: Puerto Rican Art in the Wake of Hurricane Maria.

This event is put on in partnership with The Whitney Museum of American Art.

This event is part of the CENTRO 50th Anniversary Celebration! Join us all of 2023 in celebrating 50 years of CENTRO’s work to strengthen, diversify, and reimagine the field of Puerto Rican Studies!


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