American Realness

Pepatián ~ Bronx Artists Now

Showcase & Conversation

Co-Presented with Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture
and Bronx Arts Space

Friday, January 4, 10:00am – 3:00pm

Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture
Hostos Community College/CUNY
450 Grand Concourse
The Bronx

Bronx Arts Space
305 E 140th Street #1
The Bronx

FREE / RSVP to to register for transportation and lunch

Initiated in 2010 and produced by Jane Gabriels, Ph.D., Pepatián ~ Bronx Artists Now: Showcase & Conversation is a network of South Bronx arts and community organizations who pool resources to create unique opportunities for presenters and funders to enjoy the latest works by Latinx and Bronx-based artists. The 2019 Bronx Artists Now: Showcase & Conversation is co-curated with Beatrice Capote and Maleek Washington.

9:00am: Depart from the Hilton Hotel (53rd Street & 6th Ave, Manhattan). Limited seating; must RSVP.

9:45am: Arrive at Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture, Hostos Community College, 450 Grand Concourse

10:00am: Showcase: Cain Collective / Matthew Perez and Coleman Cain, Curet Performance Project / Megan Curet, KAYLA FARRISH / Decent Structures Arts, MICHIYAYA Dance / Anya Clarke and Mitsuko Verdery, Yesenia Fernandez-Selier, Ebony Williams with Jason A. Rodriguez, Candace Thompson-Zachery.

12:15pm: Arrive at Bronx Arts Space, 305 E 140th St (buffet lunch with vegan options provided with RSVP)

1:00pm: Showcase: Beatrice Capote, Myriam Gadri, Kayla Hamilton

2:00-2:30pm: Dancing La Botanica: La Tierra Vive! (the earth is alive), Conversation/Interview with Beatrice Capote and Alicia Díaz: a platform for Latinx choreographers/dance makers that supports the development of new work.

2:30-3:00pm: Publications launch: Curating Live Arts: Critical Perspectives, Essays and Conversation on Theory and Practice (Berghahn Books), and Configurations in Montreal: Performance curation and communities of color (booklet published by Concordia University and Slippage: Performance / Culture / Technology).

3:00pm: Transportation provided

This event is supported, in part, by The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation, public funds from the Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, public funds from the Bronx Council on the Arts though the New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Program, the New Yankee Stadium Community Benefits Fund, Inc., and the generosity of individual donations to Pepatián.

Images courtesy of participating artists.