Puerto Rico Tag Archive

Animation, Music

Kristian Mercado Figueroa Brings Reggaeton Culture to Futuristic Life in SXSW-Winning Animation ‘Nuevo Rico’

Kristian Mercado Figueroa takes us inside the oversaturated colours, steampunk aesthetic and blend of styles comprising his Latinx Futurism short.

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Art & Fashion

Kristian Mercado Figueroa Explores the Complex Relationship of Womanhood Across Latinx Generations in ‘Mariposa’

Kristian Mercado Figueroa returns to DN for a chat about visualising Rachel Inez Marshall's poem in his exploration of womanhood across Latinx generations.

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Kristian Mercado Figueroa Pays Homage to Puerto Rico’s Spirit of Resilience in Hurray for the Riff Raff’s ‘Pa’lante’

DN invited director Kristian Mercado Figueroa to share how a desire to do justice to his Puerto Rican heritage inspired potent music video 'Pa'lante'.

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