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2022 Shared Dialogue Shared Space Part I: HERE FROM AFAR

April 23, 2022

Inwood Hill Park

Here from Afar 01

Stephanie Alvarado

Stephanie Alvarado is an antidisciplinary artist, poet, and visual artist who brings together photography, performance, archiving, palo santo drawings, political education, and research as components of their practice. Stephanie was born and raised in the Bronx, NY by way of Guayaquil, Ecuador. They have 17 years of experience as a cultural organizer working at the intersections of reproductive justice and queer liberation movements. Their work is rooted in spiritual healing, community building, participatory photo archiving, social justice, and local memory. They host intergenerational photo archiving teach-ins on public park land and community gardens to reclaim public space as cultural reparations for Black, Brown, and Indigenous communities. 

Ana Paula Cordeiro

Originally from Brazil and currently a fellow at the Hispanic Society of Americas, Ana Paula Cordeiro is based in New York and is a key holder for The Center for Book Arts communal shop. Her recent curatorial projects include the multi-media installation Introspective Collective. In 2020 she was awarded a grant from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation and an Honorable Mention at the International Human Rights Arts Festival Creators of Justice Award for her essay "Citizen.” She co-authored Bookforms, and she has an extensive exhibition history. Her artist books are collected by major national and international institutions. 

Gina Goico

Gina Goico is a multidisciplinary artist, educator/student, and necia. Through their work Goico navigates their identity and the spaces where they exist in the Dominican Republic and the United States. They have created a diverse body of work that ranges from embroidery to installations, ink drawings, and performance. Goico also facilitates spaces for temporary communities and dialogues around healing. Goico holds an AAS in Fine Arts and Illustration from Altos de Chavon and a BFA from Parsons. They also hold a MA in Arts Politics from NYU and is a PhD student in Performing and Media Arts at Cornell.

Jeanne F. Jalandoni

Jeanne F. Jalandoni is a painter and textile artist based in Uptown Manhattan. Her work illustrates her personal Filipino American mythological narrative, and explores multicultural identity through researching personal and historic documentation of Filipinos. Jeanne has exhibited in various group and solo shows, both nationally and internationally. She was a Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Creative Engagement Grant recipient (2019), as well as a Real Art Awards recipient (2019). Jeanne received her BFA in Studio Art from New York University (2015). She was an artist-in-residence at 36 Chase Artist and Art Historians Residency (2018) and the Textile Arts Center (2021). 

Afro-Polka Ensemble

Marty Ehlrich

Jerome Harris

Maciek Schejbal

Photos by Sihan Cui

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