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Rebecca Adorno
Rebecca Adorno
Born 1985, in Santurce, San Juan, Rebecca Adorno Dávila is New York based,
Rebecca Adorno
conceptual

Installation
Photography
Video, Film
Audio, Sound



rebeccaadorno.com

Eduardo Alegría


Performance
Audio, Sound




Robin Alicea
Robin Alicea
Born 1980, in Ponce, Roberto C. Alicea aka Shhh,
realistic
critical of society
figurative

Audio, Sound
Painting
Photography
Printmaking



gamatonal.com

Jennifer Allora
Jennifer Allora
Born 1974, in USA, lives in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico; better known as Allora & Calzadilla (together with Guillermo Calzadilla),
Jennifer Allora
political
conceptual
critical of society

Photography
Installation
Video, Film
Sculpture
Audio, Sound

Allora & Calzadilla represented the USA at the 54th Venice Biennial (2011)

wikipedia.org
Galerie Crousel, Paris
Guggenheim Foundation
Gladstone Gallery
Lisson Gallery

Rafael Aponte-Ledée
Born 1938, in Guayama, Puerto Rico, co-founder of the Puerto Rican Fluxus group (with Francis Schwartz); founder of the Puerto Rican Biennial for New Music (1978)
conceptual

Audio, Sound



Wikipedia (in German)
colegiocompositores-la.org

Ricardo Benero


Audio, Sound




Luis Berríos Negrón
Luis Berríos Negrón
Born 1971, in Puerto Rico, born Luis Rafael Berríos Negrón, aka Berríos-Negrón; currently lives in Berlin, Germany,
Luis Berríos Negrón
political
critical of society
architectural, urbanistic

Video, Film
Performance
Installation
Audio, Sound

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Parsons School of Design), Master of Architecture (MIT)

luisberriosnegron.org

Guillermo Calzadilla
Guillermo Calzadilla
Born 1971, in Cuba, grew up in Puerto Rico; lives in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico; better known as Allora & Calzadilla (together with Jennifer Allora),
Guillermo Calzadilla
political
conceptual
critical of society

Photography
Installation
Video, Film
Sculpture
Audio, Sound

Allora & Calzadilla represented the USA at the 54th Venice Biennial (2011)

Gladstone Gallery
Lisson Gallery
Guggenheim Foundation
Wikipedia
Galerie Crousel, Paris

G. Nemyr Canals
Born 1977, in San Juan, lives in Switzerland, Puerto Rico and New York, born Gladys Nemyr Canals Rodríguez
conceptual
de(con)structive
critical of society

Installation
Multi Media
Audio, Sound




Jorge Castro
Jorge Castro
Born 1974, in Ponce, lives in Ponce,
Jorge Castro
abstract

Audio, Sound
Digital, Computer Art
Drawing



castrosound.blogspot.com
dreamlandrecordings.com (interview)
loop.cl
artnet.com (review)
Resumé
sonoradisc.com (music label of the artist)

Claudio Yituey Chea
lives in Puerto Rico,

Audio, Sound
Multi Media

forms project group Cornucopia together with Jorge Castro

artnet.com (San Juan Noise Fest)
claudiochea.com

Joel Cintrón Arbasetti


Audio, Sound




Carola Cintrón Moscoso
Born 1974, in San Juan, lives in San Juan,

Video, Film
Audio, Sound



carolacintron.com

Papo Colo
Papo Colo
Born 1946, in San Juan, lives in New York; born Francisco Colon Quintero,
Papo Colo
expressionistic
critical of society
conceptual

Performance
Painting
Photography
Drawing
Audio, Sound

Co-founder and artistic director of Exit Art, New York; founder and artistic director of Trickster Theater; curator, designer and poetic writer

exitart.org
trickstertheater.org
artfacts.net
papocolo.com

Jorge Cordero Ramos
Jorge Cordero Ramos
Born 1982, in Hatillo, Puerto Rico, aka Jorge "Rito" Cordero,
Jorge Cordero Ramos

Audio, Sound
Sculpture
Installation
Performance



galeriayemaya.com

Calin Dover Tarrats
Calin Dover Tarrats
Born 1969, in Bronx, New York, aka Janielsabe and DJ Reagan; lives in San Juan,
Calin Dover Tarrats
abstract
expressionistic
figurative
political
social

Mixed Media
Painting
Audio, Sound



Résumé (pdf)

 Dzine
Dzine
Born 1970, in Chicago, family from Salinas, Puerto Rico; lives in the USA; born Carlos Rolón,
 Dzine
(post-)pop art
abstract

Graffiti
Painting
Mural
Audio, Sound



dzinechicago.com

Christine Flores-Cozza
Christine Flores-Cozza
Born 1968, in Chicago, IL, USA, aka Christine Cozza, sometimes signs C COZZA; Puerto Rican and Greek parents; lives in Chicago,
Christine Flores-Cozza
social
(post-)pop art

Video, Film
Audio, Sound
Mixed Media



christinesshadows.com
short bio (press release)
myspace.com/christinesshadows

Teo Freytes
Teo Freytes
Born 1953, in Mexico, lives in Old San Juan, founder of msa-x.org; MSA stands for "Movimiento Sintesista Actualizado" (co-founder: Luis Stephenberg)
Teo Freytes
political
surrealistic
critical of society
realistic

Digital, Computer Art
Printmaking
Drawing
Painting
Audio, Sound



msa-x.org

Celso González
Born 1973, in Loíza, lives in Puerto Rico,
Celso González
(post-)pop art
abstract

Painting
Video, Film
Drawing
Mosaic
Audio, Sound
Mural

co-founded CERO DESIGN with artist Roberto Biaggi

celsoart.com

Elveen M. González


Audio, Sound



8track at =DESTO

Tony González-Walker
Born 1963, in Puerto Rico, born Antonio, aka Nume; lives in San Juan, director of Santurce Inn,
Tony González-Walker
abstract
conceptual

Mixed Media
Audio, Sound
Multi Media




Karlo Ibarra
Karlo Ibarra
Born 1982, in Santurce, Karlo Andrei Ibarra lives in San Juan,
Karlo Ibarra
conceptual
political
social

Installation
Intervention
Audio, Sound



article in ENDI 07
karloandreiibarra.com

Charles Juhász-Alvarado
Charles Juhász-Alvarado
Born 1965, in US Air Force Base, Philippines, Hungarian-Puerto Rican roots; grew up in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, married to artist Ana Rosa Rivera Marrero; lives in Old San Juan,
Charles Juhász-Alvarado
conceptual
political
critical of society
architectural, urbanistic

Installation
Mixed Media
Audio, Sound



charlesjuhasz.msa-x.org
artnet.com
artfacts.net
Village Voice article on Exit Art NY show, May 2008
resumé (pdf)
Exit Art NY mid-career solo show 2008

Ignacio Lang
Ignacio Lang
Born 1975, in San Juan, lives in New York; aka C.I.G. Lang, Ignacio Gonzalez-Lang, born Carlos Ignacio Lang, son of artist Olga Lang
Ignacio Lang
conceptual
critical of society

Mixed Media
Photography
Installation
Audio, Sound



artfacts.net
mmproyectos.com
ps1.org

Guillermo Lares


Audio, Sound




Abdiel López Torres
Born 1982,

Audio, Sound

known for his sound art project Polidesto

8track at =DESTO

Adal Maldonado
Adal Maldonado
Born 1948, in Utuado, lived in the Lower East Side, New York, moved to Puerto Rico in 2010; aka ADÁL, aka HUMO; co-founder of El Puerto Rican Embassy; founder of United Secret Artists,
Adal Maldonado
humoristic
conceptual
political
critical of society

Photography
Installation
Multi Media
Video, Film
Audio, Sound

exhibited 2011 at XV Tallinn Print Triennial, at the MAPR and at the MAP

adalmindfictions.com

Natalia Martínez


Audio, Sound




Matotumba
collective founded in 2000 by art and photography students in San Juan; later video and sound were added,

Audio, Sound
Painting
Photography



wikipedia.org entry on Matotumba
virtual gallery

Gabriel Meléndez Ortiz
Gabriel Meléndez Ortiz


Audio, Sound




Jason Mena
Jason Mena
Born 1974, in New York City, grew up in Carolina, Puerto Rico; lives in Puerto Rico (currently resides in Mexico City), co-founder of =DESTO, alternative art space, Santurce (San Juan)
Jason Mena
conceptual
political
de(con)structive

Intervention
Video, Film
Audio, Sound
Photography
Sculpture
Performance



jasonmena.com

Raphael Montañez Ortiz
Raphael Montañez Ortiz
Born 1934, in Brooklyn, New York, aka Ralph Ortiz, Ralph M. Ortiz and Rafael Montañez Ortiz; born to a Puerto Rican mother of Spanish and indigenous Mexican heritage and a father of Spanish and Portuguese heritage; lives in the USA,
Raphael Montañez Ortiz
critical of society
de(con)structive

Video, Film
Performance
Digital, Computer Art
Mixed Media
Intervention
Audio, Sound

co-founder of El Museo del Barrio; sympatized with Dada and Fluxus; wrote Destructivist Manifesto in 1962

netzliteratur.net
ucla.edu
wikipedia entry

Oscar Montes
Born in Puerto Rico, aka Trek6; lives in Miami FL,
(post-)pop art

Graffiti
Painting
Audio, Sound



treksix.com

Jacob Morales Marchosky
Jacob Morales Marchosky
Born 1976, in Santurce, born Jacob Charles Peter Morales Marchosky, aka Charlie and Jake, lived in Puerto Rico after years in the US, then moved to Brooklyn, NY in 2008/2009,
Jacob Morales Marchosky

Installation
Audio, Sound




Angélica Negrón
Angélica Negrón


Audio, Sound



arturoenelbarco.com
angelicanegron.com

Mario Paoli
Mario Paoli
Born 1957, in Newark, New Jersey, Mario José Enrique Erik Paoli, son of Puerto Rican theatre director and producer Mario Paoli; was raised in PR; lives in New Jersey,
conceptual
realistic

Performance
Video, Film
Audio, Sound

studied at Berklee College of Music; electronic music composer; was company member of Mobius Performing Group in Boston

mobius.org
newschool.edu (faculty member)
fva.com (former teacher and editor)

Omar Obdulio Peña Forty
Omar Obdulio Peña Forty
Born 1977, in Río Piedras, lives in Carolina, Puerto Rico, co-founder of =DESTO, co-curator of FAS 08 - Feria de Arte Sonoro, 2013 opened a workshop/gallery in Santurce
Omar Obdulio Peña Forty
conceptual
figurative

Drawing
Painting
Audio, Sound
Mixed Media



8track en =DESTO
esigualdesto.blogspot.com
FAS 08 - Feria de Arte Sonoro

Marta Mabel Pérez
Marta Mabel Pérez
Born 1968, in Lares, Marta Mabel Pérez Maldonado lives in Puerto Rico; married to artist Carlos A. Rivera Villafañe,
Marta Mabel Pérez
realistic

Sculpture
Installation
Photography
Video, Film
Audio, Sound



artfacts.net
PROA directory of the MAPR

Araceli Pino
Araceli Pino
Born 1980, in San Juan, aka Puntito Siniestro,
Araceli Pino
abstract

Audio, Sound
Installation



myspace.com/puntitosiniestro
8track at =DESTO

Marisol Plard
Marisol Plard
Born 1966, in Puerto Rico, Marisol Plard lives in Puerto Rico,
Marisol Plard
(post-)feministic

Video, Film
Audio, Sound



myspace.com/marisolplard
tranceliquido.com
Video Antropofagia at MAC 2008
facmvd.org (pdf)

Alejandro Quinteros
Alejandro Quinteros
Born 1968, in Lima, Peru, lives in San Juan, Puerto Rico,
Alejandro Quinteros
critical of society
political
social

Video, Film
Digital, Computer Art
Installation
Multi Media
Sculpture
Audio, Sound



alejandroquinteros.net

Isabel Ramírez
Isabel Ramírez
Born 1984, in San Juan, lives in Bayamón,
Isabel Ramírez
(post-)feministic
conceptual
figurative

Drawing
Painting
Performance
Audio, Sound



galeria356.com

Gabriela Reyes


Audio, Sound




Jorge Rivera
aka I.N.C.incorporado and SR Elemento,
critical of society

Audio, Sound



vidacafre.com
myspace.com/incincorporado

Carlos A. Rivera Villafañe
Born 1966, in Ponce, lives in Puerto Rico; married to artist Marta Mabel Pérez Maldonado,
Carlos A. Rivera Villafañe
political
de(con)structive

Intervention
Installation
Painting
Audio, Sound



PROA directory of the MAPR

Joel Rodríguez
Born 1980, in Ponce, aka Yoyo Rodríguez, Joel Rodríguez Vargas; lives in San Juan,

Audio, Sound




Marcos Ruiz Pérez
Marcos Ruiz Pérez
Born 1979, in Mayagüez, lives in Carolina, PR,
Marcos Ruiz Pérez
conceptual
critical of society

Drawing
Sculpture
Audio, Sound
Photography



Trance Liquido en ARWI
myspace.com/hiperverso

René Sandín Álvarez
Born 1980, in San Juan, René Gabriel Sandín Álvarez lives in San Juan,

Painting
Audio, Sound




Francis Schwartz
Francis Schwartz
Born 1940, in Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA, grew up in Texas; moved to Puerto Rico in the 1960s and co-founded the Puerto Rican Fluxus together with Rafael Aponte-Ledée; lives in Sarasota FL,
critical of society
de(con)structive
conceptual

Video, Film
Audio, Sound

famous for his multiartistic creations such as Auschwitz 1968; the first Puerto Rican Sound Art Fair was dedicated to him (FAS 08)

Wikipedia entry (in German)
FAS 08 - Sound Art Fair dedicated to Schwartz

Vimarie Serrano
Born in Puerto Rico, Vimarie Serrano Bruno lives in San Juan,
Vimarie Serrano
conceptual
documentary
humoristic
social

Audio, Sound
Digital, Computer Art
Installation
Intervention
Mixed Media
Multi Media
Performance
Photography
Video, Film



Resumé (pdf)

Christopher Tavares Silva
Christopher Tavares Silva
Born 1972, in Aguadilla, most of life spent in the states, mainly Chicago; recently relocated to Moca, Puerto Rico; married to artist Lauren Feece,
Christopher Tavares Silva

Graffiti
Painting
Installation
Mixed Media
Graphic Art, Illustration
Audio, Sound



chrissilva.com

José Tomás Burgos


Audio, Sound
Digital, Computer Art
Graphic Art, Illustration
Video, Film




Francisco Torres


Audio, Sound




Samuel Torres
Samuel Torres
aka Sketch; lives in Puerto Rico,
Samuel Torres

Audio, Sound
Mixed Media



hagamoslo.webs.com

Marco Trevisani Montesor


Audio, Sound
Video, Film




José Luis Vargas
José Luis Vargas
Born 1965, in San Juan, brother of José Antonio Vargas, lives in Puerto Rico,
José Luis Vargas
surrealistic
expressionistic

Painting
Audio, Sound



geocities.com
Rotund World
museodehistoriasobrenatural.com

Rafael A. Vargas Bernard
Rafael A. Vargas Bernard
Born 1979, in Mayagüez, aka Rafa Vargas; lives in San Juan,
Rafael A. Vargas Bernard
conceptual
social

Installation
Intervention
Performance
Video, Film
Audio, Sound



Resumé
8track at =DESTO

Pedro Vélez
Pedro Vélez
Born 1972, in Bayamón, lives in Puerto Rico, will move to the US later in 2008,
Pedro Vélez
conceptual
de(con)structive
critical of society
erotic, sexual

Photography
Installation
Mixed Media
Audio, Sound



artnet.de
westernexhibitions.com
galleryannleebonami.blogspot.com
s45.photobucket.com

 W & N
W & N
Born 1980, Walter Fernández & Nani Alvarez, better known as W & N live in San Juan,
 W & N
critical of society
de(con)structive
humoristic

Performance
Intervention
Installation
Audio, Sound



artandwork.us (portrait)
repuestoweb.org

Fabián Wilkins Vélez
Fabián Wilkins Vélez
aka Fabian W. Velez, Fabian Velez and Fabian Wilkins; member of the music group Vliot,
Fabián Wilkins Vélez

Audio, Sound



fabianwilkins.com


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