Long Island Museum

September 14, 2023 “SOMOS” LatinX Artists of Long Island celebrates the rich cultural heritage of the LatinX community of Long Island and beyond. I will be exhibiting my video, 2 Studies for 3 Pointz Brooklyn. The piece is an Instagram reel of live-stream video footage taken during two walks I made as research for my […]

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Berdscarnival (Maraya Lopez) will be participating in the Six Foot Platform (an experimental pop-up residency) presented by DUMBO BID in partnership with Brooklyn Arts Council. My Project: No Color Game – a strategy ( something in between a performance and installation with a few surprises) Where: The Intersection of Washington St. and Water St. in […]


Coney Island in El Barrio 2018

May 2018 “Coney Island in El Barrio, Fallen Heroin” El Barrio’s Artspace PS109, 215 east 99th Street, New York, NY, 10029 Gallery Hours: Monday – Sunday 12PM – 5PM El Barrio’s Artspace PS109 is proud to present Coney Island in El Barrio-Fallen Heroin, a multimedia installation by Berdscarnival. The exhibition is composed of “strategies”, sculptural combines of found materials, abandoned […]

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The Debt Doll Project

Launched in 2013, The Debt Doll Project made it’s debut at Occupy Museum’s DebtFair Artist Meetup at Abrons Art Center, LES. The project is an attempt to discuss the serious issue of student debt that haunts most of us after college. At the same time, each doll sold helps me to make my monthly payments. […]

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Free Pussy Interventions 2012

While in Berlin, with Occupy Museums, I learned of a Russian feminist rock band who was in jail for staging an impromptu performance in Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Savior. That band was, Pussy Riot. Upon returning to New York, I felt a need to take Pussy Riot’s cause to the street,but how would I […]

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Occupy Museums 2011-2012

Learning a new language. On September 20 2011, I decided to go down to Zuccotti Park to see what was happening. I think I had heard from my parent’s  that there was an Occupy group trying to organize there. There wasn’t much happening when I arrived. There was no police presence yet. There was a […]

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Berds Carnival 2010

It is an ambitious and outstanding tour de force through your childhood. Unexpected and magical…it will stay with you forever and you will want to inevitably go back…like a time machine of some sorts.  Berd’s Carnival 2010 will shift your perspective through satirical provocations and personal curiosity and at the same time, from a more […]

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