jueves, 1 de diciembre de 2011


Vincent Díaz Negrón
Art exhibition at Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center. 107 Suffolk St. New York.
"Carry-On: Puerto Rico Inspected" - New York
Nov 15 - Dec 16 2011
Part exchange part exposé, this curatorial collaboration was inspired and imported from the current ongoing charged art scene of the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico.

Artists: Aby Ruiz, Abey Charrón, Admín Torres, Alberto Mier, Anabel Vázquez, Aslan, Alexis Bousquet, Bobby Cruz, Beto Torrens, Bubu Negrón, Gerardo Cloquell, Elsa María Meléndez, Héctor Rafael, Iván Girona, Ismo, Jorge Rito Cordero, Jason Mena, Joelly Rodríguez, Juan Negroni, Karlo Ibarra, Lara Calo, Norma Vila Rivero, Nina Méndez Martí, Nepo, Manuel Rodríguez, Myritza Castillo, Melvin Martínez, Alexis Díaz(La Pandilla), Omar Velázquez, Omar Banuchi, Omar Obdulio, Quique Rivera Rivera, Rafa Miranda, Vincent Diaz Negron, Yolanda Velázquez, and Zinthia Vázquez Viera.

Works by 35 Puerto Rican contemporary artists exploring “portability” through performance, painting, sculpture, photography, mix-media, sound, video and more!
Boston Sept. 23 – Nov. 2, 2011 | NYC Nov. 15 - Dec 17, 2011 | Chicago april, 2012

The second incarnation of CARRY-ON: Puerto Rico Inspected comes to NYC November 15, 2011 as part of the BORIMIX Puerto Rico Fest 2011 Visual Arts Exhibits, curated by Beto Torrens and Anabel Vázquez Rodriguez. CARRY-ON: Puerto Rico Inspected presents a multi-media contemporary exhibition glimpsing into the vehement beauty of the work that is being produced in Puerto Rico and its diasporas.

CARRY-ON: Puerto Rico Inspected captures the unique style of each individual artist in the haunting allure the exhibit as a whole embodies, work that is both contemporary and volatile. CARRY-ON: Puerto Rico Inspected explores various ideas within the insular background of the artists. Ideas such as the portability of the physical artwork, its journey here and its self reflections exploring the complex layers of social, political, and economical realities.

This exhibit originally opened September 23, 2011 at LA GALERÍA at Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción IBA (Puerto Rican Tenants in Action) based in the community of Villa Victoria, Boston, MA. A first time curatorial collaboration with guest curator Beto Torrens from la Galería Yemaya in San Juan, Puerto Rico and Anabel Vázquez Rodríguez, curator and manager of LA GALERÍA.

This dynamic national-transnational collaboration aims to extend boundaries and disseminate forward Puerto Rican contemporary arts and culture.

- Beto Torrens & Anabel Vázquez Rodríguez


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