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Raúl Romero: Onomonopoetics Reception

10/10/2020 @ 4:00 pm 6:00 pm

Raúl Romero: Onomonopoetics of a Puerto Rican Landscape explores how Puerto Ricans in Philadelphia connect back to the island through sound. In the soundscape, Romero brings the sound iconic coquí, a native frog to El Centro de Oro. Hearing el coquí will evoke memories for many and introduce the soundscape from Puerto Rico to those unfamiliar.

Sculptures referencing the world-famous observatory in Arecibo, PR, will serve as the central station collecting and transmitting sounds. At the reception, there will be music by Johnny Cruz.


Taller Puertorriqueño

2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19133
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