Wandering Art and Library

Elmhurst, NY-Centro Cultural Barco de Papel presented the “Wandering Art and Library” project that traveled the streets of Jackson Heights, Elmhurst, and Corona, Queens. “Cities are places of barter, not just merchandise, but also of words, wishes and memories.”—Italo Calvino Sponsored by … Continued

Artisanal book making for Christmas

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Centro Cultural Barco de Papel and the organization Cartonera Intercultural offered their last children’s activity for the year on December 12, 2015. This Sesión Cartonera Navideña, or Christmas cardboard workshop, children painted their own hand-made books guided by writer and artist Joyce Sanchez Espinoza, with … Continued

Artisan hand-made books workshop

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Ivan Vergara (Mexico 1979) lives in Sevilla, Spain, where he explores different artistic manifestations, He is a poet, musician, editor and cultural promoter. There, he has carved a niche as cultural director for the Plataform for Chilango-Andalusians Artists (PLATE), a project … Continued

Origami workshop

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  Among the numerous family activities, Barco de Papel presented an origami workshop for children and adults. Instructed by James Jonas Hamilton, who is also a teacher, attendees built paper figurines of different colors under his guidance.

Botero for Latino Children

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Librería Barco de Papel and the program La Hora del Cuento en Queens presented a workshop to introduce children didactically in the world of the famous painter, draftsman and Colombian sculptor. Small three to nine years enjoyed the unique creations of Fernando Botero, … Continued