This symbol, which is a blend of indigenous Taino imagery from the Dominican Republic and Ancient Etruscan references from Rome, is a symbol I developed to represent my work and identity. It features Atabey, the Taino goddess of fertility and the earth, the Taino symbol of the sun and Etruscan concentric circles, olive leaves, and the colors on the Italian flag and the Dominican flag.
Based off of a sketchbook doodle and rendered digitally.
Easy to say that my hunger for music has been quite satisfied recently. A recap of last year in music (thanks to Spotify’s fun “Wrapped” feature) shows I was very big into Indie R&B in 2017. What is this category and who was I listening to?? Along with a very interesting year of streaming I was able to catch a few of my favorite musicians live while discovering a few new ones along the way (Oh yea, hey Yaeji, hey what’s up). Early in the year I walked over to Webster Hall aft
As part of my "NYC's Alternative Spaces" class for my cultural studies major, we visited the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Spaces (MoRUS) in the Lower East side. The museum, opened in 2012 in the store front of C-squat, a famous punk squat on Avenue C. The MoRUS exhibit presents a broad depiction of communities reclaiming public space in the city (Occupy Wall St., community gardens, bike lanes, etc.). MoRUS also shows the history of Squatters, or people who inhabited the abandone