Afro-Latinx Festival

Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 at 11:00am

Online
Long Beach, CA 90801

Free

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The Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) invites you to learn more about the diversity of Afro-Latinx experiences directly from artists, scholars, and community organizers most actively bringing attention to contemporary Afro-Latinx communities and their histories. For over a decade, MOLAA has dedicated a day to?celebrating?the cultural impact of the African diaspora in the Americas through music, dance, and food at its Afro-Latinx Family Festival. MOLAA’s 2021 online festival spans almost two weeks and highlights the voices and experiences of Afro-Latinx through conversations, performances, and presentations.

All events will take place via Zoom and are free and accessible to the public.

The event was free to attend and available to anyone through the MOLAA YouTube Channel.

The Port of Long Beach is the Presenting Sponsor for the Afro-Latinx Festival 2021.

Schedule:

11:00am - 12:00pm: MOLAA Zoom Project Chapter 8: Carlos Martiel

MOLAA Zoom Project: Carlos Martiel

Martiel is an activist and artist, who lives and works between New York and Havana. He graduated in 2009 from the National Academy of Fine Arts “San Alejandro,” in Havana. Between the years 2008-2010, he studied in the Cátedra Arte de Conducta, directed by the artist Tania Bruguera. His work focuses on themes surrounding racial violence, implications of colonialism, the global diaspora of blackness, and the visual consumption of blackness.

Available in the MOLAA YouTube Channel on Feb 25, 2021 at 11 am: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOaBVAHt88r_UrO8ueyVDmqmPkQkb__p3

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