MI QUERIDO BARRIO
MI QUERIDO BARRIO

MI QUERIDO BARRIO AUGMENTED REALITY EXHIBITION & TOUR

PART III of HOME, MEMORY, AND FUTURE EXHIBITION

The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) commissioned artists to create a virtual tour of El Barrio/East Harlem using augmented reality technology (AR) to highlight the neighborhood?s historic significance and its present-day struggles to persevere. The artists who participated of Mi Querido Barrio (MQB) are Michael Cordero, Bianca DeJesus, Alejandro Epifanio, Kearra Amaya Gopee, Yasmin Herna?ndez, Mariona Lloreta, Andrew J. Padilla, Edwin Paga?n, and Oliver Rios. Artists received training in augmented reality technology from pioneer artist Tamiko Thiel. With their AR projects, the artists aim to foster greater awareness of the cultural history of the area?s landmark locations that identify the unique places of East Harlem.

By downloading mobile augmented reality Blippar app to their smartphones and tablets, viewers will be able to tour El Barrio and access the exclusive interactive content that the artists have created.

El Barrio is rapidly changing. Make sure you visit cccadi.org/miqueridobarrio for project updates!

GLOSSARY OF TERMS AND INSTRUCTIONS

INSTRUCTIONS

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Ar Projects/Sites

Barrio Art, Music and Popular Culture

El Barrio is Home
By Tamiko Thiel
Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI), 120 E. 125th St. El Barrio Is Home features the work of Mi Querido Barrio?s…
Fiestas De La Cruz
By Edwin Pag
Los Pleneros de la 21, 1680 Lexington Ave. Fiestas De La Cruz AR project, or Feast of the Holy Cross, features an annual catholic…
The Spirit of East Harlem Mural
By Michael Shawn Cordero
The Spirit of East Harlem, E. 104th St. with Lexington Ave. The Spirit of East Harlem Mural AR project, located on the corner of E. 104th…
Monique?s 108 Lounge
By Bianca DeJesus
Monique?s 108 Lounge, 181 E. 108th St. Monique?s 108 Lounge: This place is known to be a spot for people to congregate to dance and watch…
?Qu? arte en El Barrio!
By Mariona Lloreta
Julia de Burgos Performance and Arts Center (formerly known as Julia de Burgos Cultural Center), 1680 Lexington Ave. ?Qu? arte en El…
Dominoes/El Club
By Edwin Pag
Democratic Club of El Barrio, 177 E 110th St.   Dominoes/El Club, located at the Democratic Club of El Barrio, features two Puerto Rican/…
Soldaderas Mural
By Yasm?n Hern?ndez
The Modesto Flores Garden Lexington Ave. between E. 104th and 105th Streets   Soldaderas Mural features Ramirez? Soldaderas mural of…
La Marqueta
By Alejandro Epifania
La Marqueta, 1607 Park Ave, New York, NY 10029La Marqueta Time Machine AR project, located inside El Barrio?s La Marqueta, was originally…

Legacies of Community Activism

Memorial Murals of the 1990s: Che Memorial Mural
By Oliver Rios
2168 E. 118th St. (between Lexington and 3rd Ave.) (painted by: Oliver Rios and Luis Martinez, 1991) Memorial Mural of the 1990s: Chino…
Memorial Murals of the 1990s: Tee Memorial Mural
By Oliver Rios
180 E. 118th St. (painted by: Oliver Rios, Jose Cordero, and Julio Caban, 1992) Memorial Murals of the 1990s: Tee Memorial Mural is part…
Memorial Murals of the 1990s: Chino Chang Memorial Mural
By Oliver Rios
165 E. 118th St. (painted by: Oliver Rios) Memorial Murals of the 1990s: Chino Chang Memorial Mural AR project  is part of Rios? Popular…
Popular Murals of the 1990s: Mind Over Matter
By Oliver Rios
2182 3rd Ave. (painted by: Oliver Rios, Jose Cordero, Julio Caban) Popular Murals of the 1990s: Mind Over Matter (MOM Wall), Raze Memorial…
Popular Murals of the 1990s: Anti-Gun Violence Mural
By Oliver Rios
200 E. 118th St. (gun painted by Oliver Rios / grim reaper by Tito Rolon, 1994) Popular Murals of the 1990s: Anti-Gun Violence Mural AR…
East Harlem Casitas of the 1980s: The Casita
By Oliver Rios
121 E. 115th St. In a special collaboration between Rios and photojournalist Martha Cooper, East Harlem Casitas of the 1980s: The Casita…
East Harlem Casitas of the 1980s: Mi Bohio
By Oliver Rios
220 E. 119th St. In a special collaboration between Rios and photojournalist Martha Cooper, East Harlem Casitas of the 1980s: Mi Bohio AR…
Nuestra Familia
By Oliver Rios
Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI), 120 E. 125th St. In a special collaboration between Rios and…
Del Pueblo Restaurant
By Oliver Rios
Del Pueblo Restaurant, 2118 3rd Ave. Del Pueblo Restaurant AR projects features an East Harlem diner that served Spanish cuisine in the…
By Oliver Rios
Lydia?s Magic Garden, 100 E. 118th St. Lydia?s Magic Garden AR project tells the story of a beloved community garden that was started in…
Last Tenant Standing
By Andrew J. Padilla
199 E. 109th St. Last Tenant Standing AR project features Padilla?s short documentary on the story of Raymond Tirado. Tirado is a man that…
Justo Bot?nica
By Andrew J. Padilla
Justo Bot?nica (Original location), 1642 Lexington Ave. Justo Bot?nica AR project, features a 7 Eleven that has replaced the storefront…

Homage to EI Barrio's Afro-Latinx Ancestors

Museo Del Barrio
By Yasm?n Hern?ndez
Museo Del Barrio, 1230 5th Ave. Bateyes II AR project features El Museo Del Barrio front yard as one of the spaces where during the summer…
Taino Towers
By Yasmin Hernandez
Taino Towers courtyards, 221 E. 122nd St. Bateyes I AR project features Taino Towers. Named after the Taino, the indigenous people of…
African Burial Ground 126th Street
By Kearra Amaya Gopee
E. 126th Street Bus Depot Nine Nights: African Burial Ground, 126th E. Street AR project features East Harlem?s African Burial Ground,…
National Black Theatre Inc
By Mariona Lloreta
National Black Theatre, 2031 5th Ave. The Blessed Ancestors Are Among Us AR project features the National Black Theatre, which is housed…
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