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Mural on one of the buildings in the yard of Casa Pueblo. The organization is dedicated to ecology and education, as well as committed to culture and the arts.

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In the Old San Juan, someone had painted a Puerto Rican flag onto the roots of an uprooted tree along the waterfront.

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Samuel Lind showed the Raíces crew several of with his screenprinted posters, including this one for local bomba group, Majestad Negra.

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Paintings, statues, masks and sculptures in Samuel Lind’s home art studio. Every wall, corner and surface of the studio has art and artifacts on display.

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Sculpture of a woman and man dancing bombs in front of a painting of a wooden bohío in artist Samuel Lind’s home art studio.

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Samuel Lind’s painting “Yuiza”, which is Lind’s interpretation of the legendary female Cacique of the area of modern day Loíza. More on the legend’s of Yuiza can be found on "www.elyunque.com/loiza.htm"

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Sculpture of a woman dancing bomba overlooking a working station in artist Samuel Lind’s home art studio in Loíza Aldea.

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Artist Samuel Lind displaying a screen printed poster from the annual Fiestas de Santiago Apostol.

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Sculpture of a woman dancing bomba overlooking a working station in artist Samuel Lind’s home art studio in Loíza Aldea.

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Marco Ayala Lind brought the Raíces crew to the home studio of artist Samuel Lind.

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Puerto Rican artist Samuel Lind’s studio has been powered by generator since it lost power in Hurricane Irene. His studio was lucky not to have received much damage in Hurricane María, which was the second hurricane to hit the island in the 2017…

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Prototype of Samuel Lind’s Sculpture Osaín. Raíces crew members and students had seen the Osaín sculpture at Bomplenzo 2008 at Hostos College in the Bronx, NY.

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Paintings, vejigante masks, and an indoor garden at Samuel Lind’s home studio.

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Vejigante painting on display in the home studio of Puerto Rican Artist Samuel Lind.

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These bomba dancer cutouts were some of the cultural materials and artifacts saved and recovered after Hurricane María. Cultural roots and artistic expression were all strengthened on the island of Puerto Rico after Hurricane María. Drums, guitars,…

In the Batey de los Ayalas
Damaged structure in the yard of the Ayala home in Loíza Aldea, Puerto Rico. These cutouts of bomber dancers remained undamaged by the storm. This is the yard where the bombazos take place during the Fiestas de Santiago Apostol each July.

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The Puerto Rican flag appeared on many murals and pieces of street art seed throughout the one week trip Raíces made in January 2018, four months after Hurricane Maria.

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Mural in San Juan, Puerto Rico that reads “La Lucha continúa…NO a la Junta de Control Fiscal!”, meaning “The struggle continues…NO to the fiscal control oversight board.”

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Mural along Rt 2 in Toa Alta that reads “Un árbol es tan fuerte como sus RAÍCES…Yo sé, donde estan las mias…Y TÚ???”, meaning “A tree is as strong as its roots. I know where my roots are…do you?”.

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Participant in the Raícitas Youth Program and Family Arts Day proudly displaying her Day of the Dead arts and crafts.

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Family Arts and Culture Day participants hung their Day of the Dead themed artwork in the “Historias de los muertos” exhibit at Raíces.

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Participant in the Raícitas Youth Program and Family Arts and Culture Day working on his Day of the Dead skull. Family Arts and Culture Days provide participants with culturally based arts activities while teaching the stories and histories of a…

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Visitor to Raíces Cultural Center viewing the art exhibit “Historias de los muertos”. The exhibit by Jonathan Jacob Horowitz was inspired by the “Day of the Dead” celebration and the paintings were inspired by and themed on untold stories of the…

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The Streets2k Festival series began in 2005 with Streets2k5. Raíces has been involved in each of the Streets2k Festivals, as performers, participants, and also as partners with the original creators of the event, the public arts non-profit Albus…
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