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2012-10-16T21:39:59.000Z
Video Title:
Printmaking Workshop with Jorge Porrata 2
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Through the art of storytelling, artists' books, and printmaking, participants will learn about the rich legacy and way of life of the Taíno people. In these hands-on activities, children and parents will create artwork based on Taino words commonly used in Caribbean countries like Cuba, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic to discover the influence of the Taíno people in the Caribbean and throughout the world. Jorge Luis Porrata was born in Camagüey, Cuba and is a poet and artist. He has illustrated six books for the Cuban/Cuban American publishing house Homago, based in Miami and published poetry in literary magazines of Mexico, Cuba, and the Southwest USA. His artwork explores the interconnectedness between diverse themes, such as text and image, cultural backgrounds, spiritual beliefs. His works cross a variety of disciplines, including writing, printmaking, drawing, and performance art. He currently lives in Fairfax, Virginia where he teaches art courses at George Mason University.
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178
Video Duration:
43 min 30 sec
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Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
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Education  Search this
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