Queens Banderitas the intergenerational, collaborative art making project I designed for My Baryo, My Borough is currently on display at Topaz Arts in Queens as part of the My Baryo, My Borough culminating exhibition and event.
It's been amazing to see this little project I envisioned grow into a truly essential part of My Baryo, My Borough and especially be loved by the community! Major thanks and congratulations to Claro for making me a part of this important project!
You can see My Baryo, My Borough an Oral History Exhibition and Theater Performance featuring stories from the Filipino American community in Queens at Topaz Arts 55-03 39th Avenue, Woodside, Queens on December 17, 18, 19 from 6 - 9pm.
About: My Baryo, My Borough uses art and creativity to celebrate the Filipino/Filipino-American community in Queens, NY. Through public art programs and creative story sharing, the project welcomes the broader NYC community in celebrating Queens through the Filipino/Filipino-American lens. Central to the project is a community-based oral history project intended to document and share the local history of the Filipino Community in Queens, NY in collaboration with community members.
This project was commissioned by The Laundromat Project‘s Create Change program to commissioned artist Claro de los Reyes.
This event is co-sponsored by Pilipino American Unity for Progress (UniPro), Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) Metro NY Chapter, with support from TOPAZ ARTS Inc. made possible by DCA & the NYC Cultural Immigrant Initiative.
My Baryo, My Borough: A Creative Celebration of the Filipino Community in Queens, NY.