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.
Rather than centering on death, Novenario broadens the meaning of mourning as it explores how artists transform pain and loss.
A group called the Boriken Libertarian Forces toppled the monument hours before King Felipe VI of Spain’s visit.
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.
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?
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.
Museums and institutions on the island are opening their doors as collection centers and charging stations, distributing supplies, offering art therapy, and fundraising.
“We want to demonstrate that the quality and resources to make this happen are here,” the fair’s co-founder told Hyperallergic.
During political protests across San Juan, Puerto Rico, police have fired tear gas and rubber bullets manufactured by weapons companies owned by Warren Kanders.
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.
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.
MassArt college is offering a fully-funded semester to 10 art students from Puerto Rico.