Water Is Life



by Francisco G. Gómez Water is Life Presentation – Highland Park, New Jersey – October 28, 2017 Time is always a great factor when doing an arts installation show, and I was at the mercy of the clock! I briefly gave a rushed adaptation from the Ifá corpus at our […]

Water is Life Exhibit – Post Presentation Reflections


Raíces Cultural Center, along with more than a dozen community collaborators and co-sponsors and over fifty local and international artists, is gearing up for this weekend’s Water Is Life Art Exhibit Series Opening Reception. The Okeanos Foundation for the Sea team recently installed their model of a vaka, a Polynesian […]

Water Is Life Update – Okeanos Indigenous Sailing Canoe



On October 7, 2017, Red Bank Artist Lisa Bagwell led a River Clean Up and EcoArt Workshop as part of the Raíces Cultural Center Water Is Life Project. Check out the photo album of the eco-warriors in our community who give us a little glimpse of hope in a sea of plastic despair...

Our Plastic Waters – Lisa Bagwell’s River Clean Up and ...