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Nuyorican: Joann Quinones Opening Reception

March 3, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

ceramic mask with patterns surrounding the face

During the height of Puerto Rican migration to the United States, mostly during the 1950s and 1960’s, a new term came about to describe those of this Diaspora – Nuyorican.

Originally meant to be an insult, the term was reclaimed by a generation of artists, poets, and social activists living in New York as a way of addressing the intricacies of a new, hybrid identity. In this show, Assistant Professor of Sculpture, Joann Quiñones, pairs poetry by Nuyorican poets with their own mixed media works, to highlight a queer, Afro-Latinx identity.

On View through April 30, 2022


March 3, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Alfred University
1 Saxon Drive
Alfred, NY 14802 United States
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