Critics say the new comedy series Neon was written, directed, and produced by non-Puerto Ricans.
Mellon Foundation Funds $8M Initiative to Support Puerto Rican Artists
The three-year pilot program will provide a $20,000 yearly budget to 25 arts organizations and allow them to hire at least one full-time artist.
In Puerto Rico, Artists Transform Loss Into Creation
Rather than centering on death, Novenario broadens the meaning of mourning as it explores how artists transform pain and loss.
Hours Before King of Spain’s Visit, Ponce de León Statue Toppled in Puerto Rico
A group called the Boriken Libertarian Forces toppled the monument hours before King Felipe VI of Spain’s visit.
20 Puerto Rican Writers Join Inaugural Class of Letras Boricuas Fellows
Each of these fellows will receive a $25,000 no-strings grant, in recognition of their previous and ongoing work in literature within the Puerto Rican diaspora.
Sea of Surveillance: Christopher Gregory-Rivera Exposes Policing in Puerto Rico
Las Carpetas takes a crucial step in exposing the surveillance of activists. But are pictures of folders the most effective way to tell the stories of people impacted?
Painter Angel Otero on Solitude and What It Means When You Can’t Go Home
Amid the pandemic, Otero has been looking inward, pursuing a series of highly personal works about Puerto Rico. Hyperallergic sat down with him to discuss this new body of work, now on view in Life During Wartime.
Puerto Rico’s Arts Institutions Mobilize After Strongest Earthquake in a Century
Museums and institutions on the island are opening their doors as collection centers and charging stations, distributing supplies, offering art therapy, and fundraising.
In Puerto Rico, MECA Offers a Unique Experience of the Caribbean Art Scene
“We want to demonstrate that the quality and resources to make this happen are here,” the fair’s co-founder told Hyperallergic.
Safariland Tear Gas Was Allegedly Used Against Protesters in Puerto Rico [UPDATED]
During political protests across San Juan, Puerto Rico, police have fired tear gas and rubber bullets manufactured by weapons companies owned by Warren Kanders.
Puerto Rican Artists Lead Protests Calling for Governor’s Resignation
The streets of San Juan are filled with protesters outraged over misogynist, homophobic, and violent comments made by Puerto Rican governor Ricardo Rosselló. Artists have played a key role in global awareness of the controversy.
Meet the Arts Organization Directly Aiding Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Maria Victims, One Year Later
Whereas the American government is providing loans to Puerto Rican victims of Hurricane Maria, Arte al Rescate is providing direct aid to victims by fundraising through the arts.