About the ArtistJohnny Irizarry’s work spans from teaching at universities to being director of La Casa Latina at the University of Pennsylvania and community centers. In the 1990s, he served as Executive Director of Taller Puertorriqueño. As a cultural worker, his “La Brega” has been centered on Puerto Rican and Latinx civil rights struggles and criminal justice.
About Taller PuertorriquenoKnown as El Corazón Cultural del Barrio (The Cultural Heart of Latino Philadelphia), Taller Puertorriqueño is a community-based cultural organization whose primary purpose is to preserve, develop and promote Puerto Rican arts and culture, grounded in the conviction that embracing one’s cultural heritage is central to community empowerment. Taller is committed to the representation and support of other Latino cultural expressions and our common roots. In partnership with Taller Puertorriqueño
Apr 1 - Aug 15 2022