In Downtown Miami, our Focus On Puerto Rico residency program is in full swing. Learn more about our Residents and upcoming FOP program events. 


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In Downtown Miami, our Focus On Puerto Rico residency program is in full swing. 


Laura Rodríguez

Laura Rodríguez is a filmmaker, documentarian and multidisciplinary artist from Puerto Rico.


Her work explores photography, digital, mixed media and installation art as a process by which she addresses collective inherited narratives and concepts of self. In 2016 she was recognized by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences with the National Student Production Award for Best Cinematography in her short film "Vórtice". Her most recent collaboration with Awilda Sterling is en-cierro as Audiovisual Director.


She started collaborating with Awilda Sterling in 2015 directing a short documentary entitled "A flor de labio", that recollects the mind-body experience of a group of elderly residents within the context of an artist community project commissioned by the Puerto Rico Museum of Contemporary Art.



Focus On Puerto Rico

Clocktower has partnered with Mana Miami to produce 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.