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Community Arts Gallery

$90 of $30,000 goal

Raised by 4 people in 7 months
Created July 24, 2017
COMMUNITY ARTS GALLERY
Havana, Cuba

mirArte diaDia is an autonomous community arts organization that utilizes visual arts to demonstrate and celebrate the African influences in Cuban culture. The collective aims to create a community space for dialogue and reflexion on social justice. For eight years, mirArte diaDia has facilitated numerous artistic actions and activities highlighting the work of underground artists, black women, LGBTQIA networks. 

The house that mirArte diaDia plans to renovate is located in Marianao, a primarily black working class neighborhood in northern Havana. This center will be used for art exhibition and workshops utilizing the methodology of Popular Education.

The workshops that the collective offers include: art creation and appreciation, nutrition and environmental conservation, AfroCuban religions and traditions. The workshops on artistic creation and appreciation focus on photography, visual arts, popular and traditional cuban dance, and percussion. They are offered to children, teenagers, and young adults. The workshops on environmental conservation are focused on raising awareness of the importance of recycling, environmentalism, and healthy eating habits. 

mirArte diaDia promotes, exhibits, and curates the work of collaborating artists. The art exhibition are performative and interactive mixing visual art with potery and spoken word, traditional music and hip hop, theater traditional and contemporary dance. All of these mediums will be presented in the Community Arts Gallery.


GALERIA DE ARTE COMUNITARIO
La Habana, Cuba.

Este proyecto esta ideado para asentar el colectivo artístico social independiente mirArte diaDia. El objetivo, mostrar a través de las artes plásticas y visuales la influencia de Africa y su diaspora en la cultura popular y tradicional cubana. A su vez crear espacios de dialogo y reflexion sobre justicia social. Durante estos ocho anos (2009-2017) ha realizado diversas actividades y acciones de indole artístico que favorecen a artistas menos reconocidos, mujeres negras, redes sociales LGBTQIA.

La casa que queremos repara y ampliara esta ubicada en Marianao, municipio al noroeste de La Habana, de población obrera mayoritariamente negra. Este sitio sera utilizado para hacer talleres sociales utilizando la metología de Educación Popular y exhibiciones artísticos.

Los talleres tocan temas de apreciación y creación al arte, nutrición y la preservación ambiental, religion y tradición AfroCubana. Los talleres de apreciacion y creación se enfocan en fotografia, artes plásticas, danza popular y tradicional cubana, percusión. Son dedicados a niñxs, jóvenes y adolescentes. Los talleres de preservación ambiental se enfocan en dialogar y reflexionar sobre la importancia de reciclaje, cuidado ambiental, nutrición orgánica.

mirArte díaDia es un colectivo que tiene la responsabilidad de atesorar, promocionar y exhibir las obras. Las exhibiciones de arte serán mostrada de manera performativa e interactiva,  fuciona las artes plásticas y arte visuales con la poesia y spoken word, música tradicional y hip hop, danza y teatro. A la vez se utilizaran todos los salones como Galería.
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$90 of $30,000 goal

Raised by 4 people in 7 months
Created July 24, 2017
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