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Check out these highlighted articles and interviews! Learn the story behind how we started out, the most important moments in our trajectory and where we're headed...

“Art is a Way to Fight Back”

Wana Udobang | Contemporary And | 2021

The Puerto Rican artist collective Colectivo Moriviví fights historical erasure and reclaims narratives by painting the walls of local communities....

Colectivo Moriviví impulsa el activismo a través del arte comunitario

Danelys Estévez Dávila | TodasPR | 2021

A través de los años, las fundadoras del Colectivo Moriviví entendieron que su pasión era organizar una agrupación con un propósito: gestionar activismo comunitario con el arte.

Sin embargo, con el distanciamiento físico requerido para la prevención de la COVID-19...

Colectivo Moriviví

5 mins | Liberty 85 | 2020 

Colectivo Moriviví vuelve a la carga con nuevo mural en Santurce

Mariela Fullana Acosta | El Nuevo Día | 2020

 

Las artistas se unieron a una iniciativa del curador Alexis Bousquets, del Instituto de Subcultura y la organización Médicos Sin Fronteras, para llevar un mensaje de prevención contra el COVID-19...

Muralistas del Colectivo Moriviví apuestan al arte comunitario

Kristaliz Rosa Rojas | TodasPR | 2020

 

Las fundadoras del Colectivo Moriviví cursaban sus últimos años en la Escuela Central de Artes Visuales cuando se acercaron al coordinador de Santurce es Ley, Alexis Bousquet, para preguntarle si podían hacer un mural en el evento que reúne a artistas urbanos en las calles de este sector capitalino....

Colectivo Moriviví: The Murals at Holyoke Public Library

Radio Plasma | 2019

This is the conversation describing the story and process behind the creation of the two murals at the Holyoke Public Library, made by Girls Inc on their summer externship program, along with teens from the Holyoke Public Library, and three artists from Colectivo Moriviví, from Puerto Rico.

In this session, we talk with Salomé Cortés, Raysa Rodríguez, and Sharon González, from Colectivo Moriviví, and Rachel Dowd, Teen Librarian at the Holyoke Public Library.

Artistas plasman un sentimiento profundo con sus murales a favor de la diáspora puertorriqueña

Damaris Pizarro | Mass Live | 2019

 

Durante el Festival “Fresh Paint Mural” llevado a cabo en el centro de la ciudad de Springfield, tres jóvenes de Puerto Rico, Sharon González, Salomé Cortés Robles y Raysa Rodríguez del Colectivo Moriviví participaron creando dos murales los cuales están ubicados en las calles Taylor y Hampden en el centro de la ciudad.

Fresh Paint mural festival begins in downtown Springfield

Steven Nanton | The Republican @Mass Live | 2019

 

SPRINGFIELD — Sunday turned out to be a good day to paint the town red - and blue and green and yellow.

Despite an initial forecast that called for rain by midday, there was plenty of time for artists — and members of the community — to put colorful designs and scenes on large exterior walls downtown, courtesy of Fresh Paint Springfield, a mural festival running through June 8.

The goal is to transform 10 nondescript buildings into a free walkable outdoor art gallery, according to organizers.

Art of Now

Anna McNamee | BBC Sounds| 2019

Hurricane Maria and economic crisis have inspired Puerto Rican artists to come up with creative new solutions to making work and helping relief efforts

"Out in the streets, a female art collective, Morivivi, are quite literally repainting Puerto Rico - exploring subjects such as gender violence, climate change and the legacy of colonialism in their colourful murals"

Mural Fest finalists compete for $41,000 total prize kitty

Libby Bingham | The Advocate| 2019

 

Puerto Rican artists Raysa Rodriguez and Sharon Gonzalez heard about what a great event International Mural Fest was while participating in a mural festival in China.

Ms Gonzalez said the fortuitous meeting with another Mural Fest finalist in China led to their trip to Sheffield.

"That's how we learned about it, and we were told to come," she said...

Proyecto Reverdece, inaugura nuevo mural del Colectivo Moriviví en Cataño

Puerto Rico Art News | 2019

Cataño, Puerto Rico - El director ejecutivo del ICP Carlos R. Ruiz Cortés felicitó a los artistas por el mural recientemente plasmado en una pared del Restaurante Don Tello,en la comunidad de Cataño por Moriviví  junto a un grupo de estudiantes de la Escuela Francisco Oller de Cataño....

Art Collective Colectivo Moriviví Is Painting Political Murals Throughout Puerto Rico

Rachel Reichard| Teen Vogue | 2019

"Like the samsaric plant, Colectivo Moriviví — an art collective of young women on the island — hopes to breathe a new fighting spirit into a people and country fatigued by economic, political, and natural disasters, by using paint and brushes to make murals...."

Mujeres boricuas reciben importante beca

Mariela Fullana Acosta | El Nuevo Día | 2018

 

"El trabajo de las artistas puertorriqueñas Teresa Hernández, Gisela Rosario y del colectivo Moriviví fue reconocido recientemente por la fundación Art Matters, ubicada en la ciudad de Nueva York. Las dos artistas y el colectivo fueron merecedoras de la beca ($7,500) que pueden utilizar para cualquier aspecto de su práctica, incluyendo investigación, viajes, producción, presentación y más...."

7 Contemporary Puerto Rican Muralists You Should Know

Damaly González | Hip Latina | 2018

"All female collective Moriviví from Puerto Rico paint large scale feminist murals around the island.   The group started off at the Santurce Es Ley street art festival in 2013 and has worked on major murals since then...

Puerto Rican Art Collective Creates Murals and Social Change

Sarah Greenman | Women Arts | 2018

What's this item about? What makes it inColectivo Moriviví creates public art that boldly advocates for social justice. Their expansive work in Puerto Rico addresses domestic violence, systemic racism, climate change, and also celebrates the beauty and connectivity of local communities. What makes their work especially potent is that they collaborate with local citizens to plan, paint, and create their public artworksteresting? Write a catchy description to grab your audience's attention...

Muralistas boricuas llevarán su arte a China

Camilee Roldán Soto | El Nuevo Día | 2017

Ocurren constantemente, de lo pequeño a lo inmenso, pero a menudo los milagros pasan desapercibidos porque estamos pendientes a otros eventos menos inspiradores.

En esa línea, “The Miracle Project” es una propuesta de muralismo que se celebra en la villa artística de Hua Quan en China y su propósito es plasmar en los alrededores instantes que devuelvan la mirada a lo maravilloso.

All-Female Puerto Rican Art Collective Moriviví Recreated Controversial “Puerta de La Bandera” Protest Art in NYC

Andrew S. Vargas | Remezcla | 2016 

For decades Boricuas have been bringing their little "pedacito de la isla" to New York’s gritty urban spaces. From the casitas of el Bronx to bomba jams on the Lower East Side, the cultural bridges between the island and New York’s cityscape run deep – and thanks to the female Puerto Rican artist collective Moriviví, they just got a little deeper.m about? What makes it interesting? Write a catchy description to grab your audience's attention...

Colectivo Moriviví:
“Se aprende independencia haciendo arte”

Julieta Victoria Muñoz Alvarado | 80grados | 2016

¡Tienen que ponerle un nombre! Ese amistoso comando les fue ordenado en el 2013 a cuatro mujeres jóvenes la primera vez que pintaron un mural en Santurce es Ley, y hoy se llama Colectivo Moriviví....

“We Want to Stimulate Reactions That Help us
Grow as a Society.”

J. Travers | Ask Artists| 2016

The Moriviví women’s art collective in Puerto Rico is passionate about interacting with local communities and creatively expressing the communities’ voices. They currently focus on the collaborative creation of murals which integrate beautiful symbolic images with social commentary....

After Anti-Domestic Violence Mural is Vandalized, Puerto Rican Women Fight Back

Julie Schwietert Collazo | Remezcla | 2015

Put a bra on that girl!”

That’s what one driver screamed at the artists who were painting a mural of two nude women on an underpass along San Juan’s Avenida Fernández Juncos earlier this week. And he wasn’t the only one. While some people beeped their horns and expressed support for the work that was going up, there were also plenty who shared the sentiment that these nude women shouldn’t be painted in a public space.

But making these women visible was precisely the point.

@2021 Colectivo Moriviví  |  Puerto Rico

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