Welcome to my art blog!  I share reflections on my art, art-making, my muses & inspirations.
To read my rematriation reflections on my journey from Brooklyn to Puerto Rico,
please visit rematriatingboriken.com

April 8, 2020

(Post bilingüe / English follows below)
 

Además de ser revolucionario, autor del Grito de Lares, diseñador de nuestra primera bandera, abolicionista, Betances fue médico. Trabajó la epidémica del cólera en Puerto Rico y ayudó con otras enfermedades por varias islas del...

February 20, 2020

“You ever try to snatch a dream out of your nighttime nod?
A nice, cooled-down dream where the walls are painted bright Puerto Rican Red?”
-Piri Thomas


In 1997, I had just graduated school, left Ithaca, New York and instead of moving back to Brooklyn as I had planned,...

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 Bien