Welcome to my art blog where I share reflections on my art, art-making or art in general.
To read my rematriation reflections on my journey from Brooklyn to Puerto Rico,
please visit rematriatingboriken.com

September 10, 2019


Recently, while sleeping I felt a tickle on my arm.  I slapped my arm, thinking it was a mosquito, then covered myself with the blanket. The tickle continued. I proceeded to slap my arm again knowing something had invaded my bed. I opened my eyes to find that though t...

June 19, 2019

Somewhere around 2005, inspiration for paintings and other artworks came instead as greater concepts for series and projects.  They came revealing their own content, significance, aesthetics. Ideas and images for individual works arrived belonging to and organizing the...

March 20, 2019

At this point, life, the universe, require that I align all to commit fully to a liberation practice. With scissors I snip the threads that have kept me bound to all this shit that tries to tell you how to create/ exist, when and for whom. I embrace making space on my...

April 24, 2018

Millions of trees fell.  I have seen fallen trees with intact roots sprout vertical branches, perpendicular to their horizontal trunks. They bear fruit.  We have much to learn from nature.  We can bear fruit even when knocked down.

June 6, 2017

On January 6th, Three Kings Day here in Puerto Rico, I received a gift via email.  It was an invitation from Occupy Museums to participate in their Debt Fair Project, a collective installation as part of the 2017 Whitney Biennial.  10 of us were invited specifically to...