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'La Gran Familia'

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The 4th Annual Harlem Open Studio Tour Originally uploaded by DeLares (Eliud Martinez) . Photography exhibit by Eliud Martinez Part of the 4th annual Harlem Open Studio Tour Noon to 6 p.m. today and tomorrow MediaNoche gallery in NYC's El Barrio 1355 Park Ave., corner of 102nd St. Free Here's an invite from Martinez: You are ALL invited...please come one and all! "Many of these are the faces of my own family. Also represented here are friends, acquaintances and people I have encountered in my travels. What they share in common is a Creole cultural identity born out of slavery and colonialism that both synthesize and transcend race." The primary artist on exhibit...Diogenes Ballester’s “Slave Registry” exhibit at the MediaNoche gallery will be able to see a projection of the Slave Registry of the Village of Ponce, a 19th Century text cataloguing African men, women and children as property to be sold on the auction block. The registry lists some of the ancesto