Aquí vive gente:

Museum of History and Community of Puerta de Tierra

 

Brigada Puerta de Tierra

June 1st–September 7th, 2019 

 

See opening photos here.

 

Learn more here.


Open Meeting: Sharing Community Building Models

Friday, August 9th, 2019

4–6 pm: Open meeting

6–8 pm: Drinks, dancing, and music by Sonido Caluda

 

Storefront for Art and Architecture and the East Harlem Culture Collective will host an open meeting on Sharing Community Building Models with NYC-based artists, collectives, and organizations focused on community engagement. After the meeting, Aquí vive gente will remain open to the public late for a set by Sonido Caluda, an NYC-based pioneer of the movimiento sonidero.

 

Learn more here.

Book Launch: Juan Downey, 1940–1993

Saturday, June 29th, 2019

3–5 pm

with editors Julieta González and Javier Rivero Ramos

 

Through an expanded understanding of what constitutes art and architecture, Chilean artist Juan Downey weaved together an insightful vision of the relationship between people and site that remains prescient today. Presented as part of a new year-long public program called Building Cycles, Storefront for Art and Architecture partners with Ediciones MP to host the book launch of Juan Downey: 1940-1993

 

RSVP here.

 

Learn more here.

Limited Editions: Extensión familiar

by Javier Bosques and Elba Meléndez

 

Available in the gallery space June 1st–September 7th, 2019 and online

 

Extensión familiar is a limited edition series of 50 unique model-scale ceramic houses that pay homage to single-family housing with unfinished construction, a typical sight in the Puerto Rican landscape.

 

Extensión familiar is presented in conjunction with Aquí vive gente.

 

Learn more here.