Faced with the collapse of the State and the abuses of FEMA in post-Maria Puerto Rico, we have organized ourselves in self-managed spaces around the Island known as Centros de Apoyo Mutuo (Mutual Support Centers + CAM). In addition to providing support to overcome urgent needs in the communities, we promote their empowerment and create discussion spaces to generate critical thinking and the understanding that we are facing a political disaster that is even more dangerous than the natural disaster.

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Help us share a counter narrative to contest the dominant and inaccurate media coverage of Puerto Rico. The artwork here was created by AgitArte | Papel Machete artists, and artists in solidarity with the struggle in Puerto Rico. These images are free and available for download. When sharing, please also include the text and hashtags written for each artwork....

Papel Machete presented the "Cantastoria del 1ero de Mayo" at the Escuela de Artes Plásticas de Puerto Rico in support of the student strike, and on May 28, participated in the event CIRCO De La PLAZA in the Plaza Pública of Mayagüez with a performance of their latest cantastoria, P.R.O.M.E.S.A. CIRCO De La PLAZA is a circus and street theater community event that takes place on the last Sunday of each month and is organized by Vueltabajo, a collective of committed multidisciplinary artists. Papel Machete participated in the first event of its third season....

Un grupo de vocingleros explican la ley federal PROMESA como la profundización del coloniaje y el saqueo de Puerto Rico, en una cantastoria que emplea máscaras de narices, objetos performáticos y música. A través de esta cantastoria denunciamos la imposición de la Junta de Control Fiscal y hacemos un llamado de resistencia y acción contra la Junta y contra el pago de la deuda....

Our report reflects on AgitArte's events, projects, performances and programs from 2016, and offers a look into what this year holds. We are grateful to our collaborators, supporters, and friends for making 2016 one of our most memorable years yet! Read the full report and subscribe to our newsletter for updates on programming in 2017....

AgitArte hosted and produced Mijente's second convening since its launch in December 2015. Mijente is a pro-woman, pro-queer, pro-poor, pro-Black, pro-indigenous, pro-climate latinx movement organization in the U.S. We curated cultural programming and Papel Machete performed 2 shows in this weekend-long gathering which brought together Latinx identified change-makers who are building an inclusive political home for our people. Read Remezcla's recap of Lánzate....