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Picking Up The Pieces

Picking Up The Pieces

Picking Up The Pieces provides an intimate view of life post-Maria, and the unfortunate living of a “new normal” for Puerto Rican people. The collection reflects intimate moments experienced during Adrian’s travels throughout the island bringing relief aid, supporting and assisting with recovery and rebuilding efforts.


FEMA
Enlarged replica FEMA form (Rio Prieto, Lares)
Digital Print, coffee stain
36”x48”
2018

Sobrevivientes: La Fila
Maria Kerialys Aldea de Jesus from Las Piedras
Graphite on wood, terry cloth, plastic bottles, newspaper
2018


Sin Luz
Miniature Power Lines (Aibonito)
Wood, wire, polymer, acrylic, wood stain
7” x 2.5” (each)
2018

Family Portrait
Photo of Adrián’s great grandmother opposite nails from her house that was destroyed by hurricane Maria.
Digital print, cardboard photo studio picture frame, rusted nails
13.5” x 11”
2018


Photographs by Adrián Román
2017-2018


Caja De Memoria Viva III: Digna Quiles
Charcoal on wood (outside), Found objects and audio (inside)
48”(h) x 49”(w) x 48”(d)
2018