An visual art installation opening this week at the Urbano Project called Immigration Nation consists of more than 400 suitcases made by immigrants who came to the US. The art installation by Dorchester artist Nora Valdez will be on view at the Urbano Project (29 Germania St.) from May 24
Cientos de maletas de viajeros aparecerán el 24 de mayo en Urbano Project en Jamaica Plain. No se trata de una venta de verano ni de un "storage" para turistas, las más de 400 maletas serán una instalación de arte llamada "Nación de Inmigración" de la artista argentina de Dorchester Nora Valdez, un proyecto público del programa Ciudad Creativa de la New England Foundation for the Arts.
Urbano Project is pleased to announce a series of bilingual salon-like gatherings to be held at Librería Donceles, a participatory art installation and meeting place for the community in JP's Brewery Complex. Events include an homage to Puerto Rican poet Julia de Burgos on Feb. 17th, a perfor
New York artist Pablo Helguera's secondhand bookstore, Librería Donceles, seems particularly well-suited for Boston, a city known for its literary leanings. The traveling art project, comprising more than 10,000 volumes spanning numerous genres, opens Friday for an 11-week run at the art studio Urbano in Jamaica Plain and will provide visitors with a unique experience: Organizers say it will be the only bookstore in town devoted to used Spanish-language titles.
Walk into Librería Donceles and you see a normal used bookstore, massive stacks of books and a cash register up front. But underneath the books, it's an interactive art display, a performance space that's as much about the books as it is about living Latino culture.
Urbano Project will present Librería Donceles, a socially-engaged art project consisting of an itinerant bookstore of more than 10,000 used books in Spanish. While in residence at Urbano, the participatory art installation will be a meeting place for the community, hosting a series of bilingual salo