Clocktower and Mana Contemporary present focus On Puerto Rico -- a 3-month residency program featuring cutting-edge work by artists living and working in Puerto Rico, as well as Puertorican-born diaspora artists.


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Our Focus On Puerto Rico residency is now in full swing!


Awilda Sterling

Awilda Sterling is an experimentalist, independent, multidisciplinary artist. Her practice and studies incorporate bodywork techniques and a mix of both contemporary and experimental kinesthetics. Her most recent artistic endeavors merge abstract expressionism, Caribbean dance, animation, performance, sound, and video. 

She holds a B.A in Humanities from the University of Río Piedras, Puerto Rico, a B.A. in Painting from the School of Visual Arts in San Juan and an M.F.A from Pratt Institute in NY.

She was awarded the USA Artists Fellowship in Dance in 2010 and has been Artist- in -Residence in various important Theater and Alternative venues in Puerto Rico since 2015.



Focus On Puerto Rico

Clocktower is partnering with Mana Miami to launch a residency program for Puerto Rican diaspora artists, and/or artists presently living and working in Puerto Rico.


Focus On Puerto Rico : Awilda Sterling + Laura Rodríguez

"En-Cierro" is an artistic collaboration between Awilda Sterling, a long-term career visual artist, and Laura Rodríguez, an emergent artist and videographer. Together the duo will produce a collaborative piece in conjuction with their Focus On Puerto Rico residency.