The Story Of A Horse That Was Quite Beautiful with Fabiola R. Delgado
Children and families were invited to participate in this interactive reading of selected short stories from Aquiles Nazoa’s The Secret Life of Rag Dolls, a humoristic and ingenious work originally published in Venezuela in 1975 and re-edited by artist Faride Mereb in 2019. The reading will be followed by a doll-making activity using everyday materials.
Materials that can be used:
- Toilet paper rolls
- Tin foil
- Yarn (assorted colors)
- Markers/colored pencils/crayons
- Glue stick
- Craft paper (assorted colors)
- Found bits (buttons, broken jewelry, shoe laces, scrap fabric, etc)
About the Host
Fabiola R. Delgado is a Venezuelan Human Rights Lawyer turned independent curator, creative consultant, and program specialist at the Hirshhorn Museum. As Amnesty International Regional Manager in Venezuela, her activism proved too dangerous, forcing her to move to the United States where she currently seeks political asylum, and dedicates herself to finding justice through artistic and cultural expressions. She strives for thought-provoking and imaginative projects that bring forward different perspectives, ignored, and forgotten stories. R. Delgado has worked with the Smithsonian Institution, The Embassy of Spain, Times Square Arts, The Center for Book Arts NYC, MacArthur Fellow Mel Chin, and the Obama White House.