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Luto y Lucha: Grief and Resistance in the Wake of Maria

Wed, Mar 15, 2023
4–5:30 pm

Online, via Zoom

Can grief and mourning be catalysts for political change? This conversation with artists Garvin Sierra Vega, Gabriella N. Báez, Sofia Córdova, Awilda Sterling-Duprey, Lulu Varona, and Edra Soto considers aspects of loss, whether personal or societal, and the inextricable relationship between art and politics in Puerto Rico post-Hurricane Maria. The discussion is moderated by Marcela Guerrero, Jennifer Rubio Associate Curator at the Whitney. 

This conversation is the second in a three-part series featuring artists included in no existe un mundo poshuracán: Puerto Rican Art in the Wake of Hurricane Maria

Presented in partnership with El Centro: The Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College.

This event is presented in both English and Spanish, and simultaneous interpretation is available in both languages. Interpretation by Babilla Collective.

This program will be recorded and made available on the Whitney's YouTube channel.

This event will have live closed captioning. If you need captions in a separate browser window, please email for StreamText link.

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