Old San Juan: Coco de Oro Presents “El Caldo de La Perla”

The Institute of Puerto Rican Culture (ICP) announces the third edition of San Juan’s Poly/Graphic Triennial “El Panal/The Hive” [Trienal Poli/Gráfica de San Juan, El Panal/The Hive], which opened on April 28, 2012 with the participation of over 150 local and international artists.

Among the related activities, today (August 29, 2012) between 1:00 and 7:00pm Coco de Oro/Edgardo Larregui present “El Caldo de La Perla” community project  at the La Perla stage [at Concha de La Perla] in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. This communal event includes the slow cooking of a giant fish stew, made with the collaboration of the neighbors of La Perla, who will bring fish and shellfish for this exciting meal. This major event will also include music (reggaetón and other urban music, salsa, merengue, cumbia, and bomba), outdoor film screenings, workshops, literary readings, and the launching of the new website Coco de Oro.

The Poly/Graphic Triennial is an official cultural event, led by the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture and coordinated by its Fine Arts Program, through which it seeks to promote experimental practices of contemporary art with an emphasis on printmaking and its multiple manifestations. This year, the exhibition will center on the spaces of three emblematic buildings of the ICP: the National Gallery, Casa Blanca [White House] and the Antiguo Arsenal de la Marina Española [Old Arsenal of the Spanish Navy], but related activities will take place at various venues around Old San Juan.

For more information, see http://www.80grados.net/2012/04/trienal-poligrafica-de-san-juan-el-panalthe-hive/  and http://www.facebook.com/events/194051760710606/

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