Persistencia! La Lucha Sigue/The Struggle Continues

On view: Thursday, November 14, 2019 through February 13, 2020
Maximo Rafael Colon is the ideal artist provocateur that has always been in the forefront of social justice and community empowerment. His photographs span over forty years dedicated to the well being of the Puerto Rican and Latino community.

January 16, 2020
Artist Talk: 5:00pm
Reception: 6:00 to 8:00pm
Pregones Theater/PRTT

575 Walton Ave, Bronx, New York 10451


Reflecting In the Spirit of Kamoinge features black and white photographs by Sharry Daniels, Antonio Johnson, and Ocean Morisset. Reflecting Kamoinge’s spirit through their eyes and souls, these photographers capture compelling, intimate, and familiar images of community, solidarity, love and activism. The exhibition reaffirms the Kamoinge Collective influence of a new generation of African-American artists. Co-curated by Juanita Lanzo, Adger Cowans, and Shawn Walker.

Hamilton Landmark Galleries
467 W. 144th St. New York, NY 10031

Exhibition On View
By appointment only on the following days:
Wednesday – Saturday | 1 – 7pm
(212) 281-7667
on view through December 28, 2019

Public Programs
November 21, 2019 | 5 – 8pm
Opening reception

photo credit: Sharry Daniels

December 7, 2019 | 2 – 4pm
Kamoinge: Advocacy and Legacies
Kamoinge: Advocacy and Legacies, will feature Shawn Walker and Adger Cowans in conversation about the history and legacy of Kamoinge as well as the workshop’s current influences. This discussion is in the spirit of the Kamoinge’s Sunday meetups; a place and time where members of the workshop gathered to discuss important issues and critique each other’s work, lending to the communal growth of the collective as a whole.


Dos Mundos 20/21

Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz (Aug 26-Dec 13, 2020)
SUNY Fredonia (Jan 19-Feb 28, 2021)
SUNY Binghamton (March-May 2021)
SUNY Stony Brook (July-Oct 2021)

Dos Mundos 20/21 will explore the contemporary duality of traditions and culture in immigrant and ethnic communities, revisiting the challenges of systemic exclusion from the mainstream that artists of color faced then and continue to face today. The selected works will share the artists’ personal histories and explore similar issues of struggle, displacement, migration and representation through photography. CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

Participating En Foco Fellows: Aaron Turner (2019), Damarys Alverez (2018), Yu-Chen Chiu (2018), Daesha Devon Harris (2017), Cinthya Santos Briones (2017), Erika Murillo (2017), Anthony Hamboussi (2016), Tau Battice (2018), Roger Richardson  (2019), Laylah Amattullah Barrayn (2018), Danny Ramon Peralta (2016), and Antonio Pulgarin (2018).