A multimedia exhibition, featuring video interviews, found and appropriated footage, photographs, a map, a cooking workshop, and a recipe that were shared along side food, and live music performances. OCEANS / GOLDEN TEARDROP (THONG YOD) uses personal histories and collective memories on a journey from the past to the present in cultural exchanges. What are […]
This project is part of meta local collaborative Mind the Gap/La Brecha is a temporary art and education hub located at the Blue and White Laundromat on 140st Street in the Bronx. From July-October, 2012, Elizabeth Hamby and Hatuey Ramos-Fermín will work with their neighbors to propose new ways of connecting the community to green […]
This project is part of meta local collaborative. Boogie Down Rides is a celebration of bicycling in the Bronx. It includes educational events, community visioning sessions and group rides. Boogie Down Rides increases awareness of cycling as a mode of transportation and recreation, promote safe cycling and bridge existing efforts to expand cycling in the Bronx. […]
Text by artist-curator Ricardo Miranda Zúñiga “Ramos Fermín has engaged in deconstructing an element of local space to investigate just one detail of modernity and globalization. He has not done so as a traditional artist, walking the streets of the Bronx, getting lost in the vernacular of the city to generate creative musings that reflect one […]
These projects are part of the installation Anywhere but here… In Framing Conversations I played the role of a photography instructor doing a workshop with predominantly Latin American immigrants in Amsterdam, NL. We exchanged knowledge, I talked and taught ideas, techniques and tips about photography and they talked about their experiences as immigrants. Video slide show […]
For the site-specific installation, I used banana boxes and different videos in order to relate the history of the building itself into the presentation. (The Las Palmas building used to be the warehouse of the Holland-America Cruise Line. After the Second World War there was a massive migration from Europe to America from the pier […]
Coexistence is a project is part of the installation Anywhere but here… From the year 2000 until 2008, two different cultures shared the same place, each weekend they transform it in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.