Miguel Luciano’s Piragua Cart at the Icebox!


Yesterday, a bright and sunny Sunday, was the opening of Global Warming, the Philadelphia Sculptor’s show at the Icebox. Miguel Luciano is in the show and one of his pieces, “Pimp my Piragua,” a shaved ice cart, was perfect for the day, the event, and the slowly melting world. Luciano’s vehicle — which he made himself– is outfitted with stereo, DVD player and the traditional ice and syrups. He sells the ices for $1-$2 dollars he told me. Here he’s making an ice (grape flavored) and talking with Pepon Osorio, (mostly in the wings).

Read more about Luciano’s project at the NY Times where you’ll find another video.


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