Saturday, July 8, 2023, 11:00 am
In conjunction with I saw the future, it's so wonderful, there are Puerto Ricans
Join the curator for a 3D tour and discussion of the exhibition, : Vi el futuro, es maravilloso, hay Puertorriqueñxs / I saw the future, it’s so wonderful, there are Puerto Ricans. This exhibition Counters narratives that suggest Puerto Ricans are the root of the archipelago’s problem by presenting works that consider new strategies for colonial subjects to reclaim agency over their past, present and future.
Mariana Ramos Ortiz is an interdisciplinary artist whose work considers the structural and temporal qualities of sand as they pertain to themes of occupation, resistance, and protection in the context of Puerto Rico’s ongoing colonial realities.They hold a BA from the University of Puerto Rico and an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design