Wave Pool hosts an immersive installation experience by local artist Lorena Molina at The Welcome Project, aimed at education and reconciliation surrounding coffee production in El Salvador. The exhibition will run July 10th – October 30th, 2021.
At the height of the coffee production in El Salvador, 95% of the country’s income came from coffee crops, yet the land was owned by only .01% of the population. This resulted in vast land ownership and economic inequalities, especially for those working the coffee fields. Any protest by coffee farmers was met with harsh and deadly force from the government and coffee farm owners. This suppression of protest led civilians to form a guerilla that resulted in a civil war, which lasted 12 yearsView more
Open to the public. Free Admission.
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- Oct 27, 2021 at 11:00 am - 06:00 pm (Wed)
- Oct 28, 2021 at 11:00 am - 06:00 pm (Thu)
- Oct 29, 2021 at 11:00 am - 06:00 pm (Fri)
- Oct 30, 2021 at 11:00 am - 06:00 pm (Sat)
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Please join us on July 25th at 2pm at The Welcome Project for a discussion with Salvadoran coffee producers, Linda Gonzalez and Juan Jose from Café Juayúa. They’ll discuss the history of their small family coffee farm, the current state of coffee in El Salvador and the hope for the future. Salvadoran quesadillas and coffee from their farm will be served during the event.
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