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Pasado y Presente: Art After the Young Lords – Exhibition Closing

September 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Pasado y Presente: Art After the Young Lords

LIVE Artist Talk and Closing Reception

Loisaida, Inc. | 710 East 9th Street | New York, NY 10009

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)


The Loisaida Inc. Center in partnership with the Nathan Cummings Foundation, collaborated on: Pasado y Presente: Art After the Young Lords, an exhibition commemorating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Young Lords Organization in New York that will be on view at the Nathan Cummings Foundation offices through October 25, 2019. More information here.

Join us for a report-back from the Valor Y Cambio Project: a story-telling, community-building, and solidarity economy initiative housed at the Pasado Y Presente: Art after the Young Lords exhibition on view at Loisaida. The report back, from artist and creator, Frances Negrón-Muntaner, will be followed by a dialogue with Dominican York participating artists on decolonial artistic / social practices, New York-Caribbean intra-diasporic ties, fluid understandings of value, mobility, exchange, solidarity processes and trans-national identity and belonging:

Pepe Coronado
Scherezade Garcia
Carlos Jesus Martinez Dominguez
Frances Negrón-Muntaner


To set up an appointment to visit the Nathan Cummings Foundation exhibit, contact exhibits@nathancummings.org


Related Programming:

LIFTING H.E.ARTS: THE PRESENT, THE FUTURE AND THE FOUNDATION
Saturday, September 7, 2019 at Pregones/PRTT | 575 Walton Avenue | The Bronx, NY 10451 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

This event is in partnership with Pregones Theater, Nos Quedamos, South Bronx Unite, Mott Haven Community Land Stewards, and Taller Experimental de Arte. The event is a celebration of art and activism to close off the public programs of the Pasado Y Presente: Art After the Young Lords exhibition. Commencing with a plenero-led procession from Brook Park to the old Lincoln Detox Center in the South Bronx, the event will feature a mural unveiling, an update on the Mott Haven’s community land trust’s acquisition efforts, and a documentary screening – all focused on one culturally vital building – and at an important moment in time on the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Young Lords. With complimentary food and music and intersecting themes of community-led solutions in health, education, the arts, criminal justice, environmental justice and immigration, the event will include:

5:30 pm. RUMBA PROCESSION | BROOK PARK TO OLD LINCOLN DETOX/H.E.ARTS BUILDING AT WILLIS AVENUE PLAYGROUND
6:00 pm. MURAL UNVEILING | “WE HAVE A STORY TO TELL”
6:30 pm. HEALTH, EDUCATION, ARTS (H.E.ARTS) Project UPDATE
7:00 pm. THE PEOPLE’S DETOX | FILM SCREENING


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Date:
September 4
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/artist-talk-and-closing-reception-tickets-70067807699

Organizer

Loisaida Center
Phone:
(646) 757-0522
Website:
www.loisaida.org

Venue

Loisaida Center
710 E. 9th Street, Lower East Side
New York, NY 10009 United States
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Phone:
(646) 757-0522
Website:
www.loisaida.org