Clarivel Ruiz on art at the intersection of Caribbean Latinx cultural advocacy
In this 44-minute final episode of Artblog Radio’s Latinx Heritage Month 2019 series, Wit goes to Harlem, NY to speak with maker and cultural advocate Clarivel Ruiz. As the founder of the Dominicans Love Haitians Movement, Clarivel talks about the necessary ways that art and activism come together to unite communities and dispel self-doubt.

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Clarivel Ruiz, photo by Wit López, photo editing by Morgan Nitz
Clarivel Ruiz, photo by Wit López, photo editing by Morgan Nitz

Wit visits CCCADI in Harlem, NY to speak with artist and advocate Clarivel Ruiz. During this 44-minute podcast, Clarivel shares her vision behind founding the Dominicans Love Haitians Movement, the ways her art practice informs her community work, and how the movement uses doll-making as an self-empowerment tool for girls in the Dominican Republic and Haiti.

Muchísimas gracias to the executive director of CCCADI, Melody Capote, for allowing us to use her office to record this podcast episode, and continued gratitude to Dan’etta Jimenez and Kadrena Cunningham at CCCADI whose heartfelt labor made this possible. This episode can also be found on Apple podcasts and Spotify.

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artblog radio, CCCADI, Clarivel Ruiz, Dominicans Love Haitians Movement, harlem, Latinx Heritage Month, Wit Lopez

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