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Virgenes de la Puerta

Reincorporating transgender women into the cultural landscape of Peru, to empower and embed pride within Peru’s LGBTQ community

Virgenes de la Puerta

Reincorporating transgender women into the cultural landscape of Peru, to empower and embed pride within Peru’s LGBTQ community

$10,344
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79
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Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Sun, May 10 2015 3:25 PM UTC +00:00
Last updated May 10, 2015
 

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    Receive a signed postcard featuring the image of Maricielo from the series Virgenes de la Puerta!!! It's the image that started it all!

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    Get your very own "You were a virgin once" tote!! Take it anywhere and everywhere; day to evening; from the office to a night on the town! It'll dress-up your everyday look with flair and panache! Measures 15" (W) x 16" (H) Handles - 22" Long; 600 denier polyester; 6oz. 100% lightweight cotton canvas. Classy! Please note that the image of the tote is from an online vendor as an example of what the shirt will look like. Slight variations may exist once they go into production.

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    Get your own Virgin T-shirt in Pink with Black ink! The shirt was designed by Barboza-Gubo & Mroczek and features Juan's illustration of Maricielo's crown. The front reads "you were a virgin once" and the upper part of the back has "Virgenes de la Puerta," our web address, and a QR Code that directs you to our website. Please indicate the size you would like (XS-2XL). The shirt is an American Apparel 50/50 shirt, which runs slightly small (we're told). Please note that the image of the shirts are from an online vendor as an example of what the shirt will look like. Slight variations may exist once they go into production.

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    Get your own Virgin T-shirt in Black with Pink ink! The shirt was designed by Barboza-Gubo & Mroczek and features Juan's illustration of Maricielo's crown. The front reads "you were a virgin once" and the upper part of the back has "Virgenes de la Puerta," our web address, and a QR Code that directs you to our website. Please indicate the size you would like (XS-2XL). The shirt is an American Apparel 50/50 shirt, which runs slightly small (we're told). Please note that the image of the shirts are from an online vendor as an example of what the shirt will look like. Slight variations may exist once they go into production.

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    Receive a signed archival print of "Toro, from the series Los Chicos" in 6"x6" - a size and price that will only be made available for backers of this Kickstarter campaign!

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    Receive the crown used in the photo of Pedro, from the series: Los Chicos. The crown was handmade in collaboration with Fausto in his studio in Lima, Peru. It is made of bronze. It measures 4.5" tall by 8.5” wide

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    Receive a signed archival print of "Xavier, from the series Los Chicos" in 8"x12" - a size and price that will only be made available for backers of this Kickstarter campaign!

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    Receive a signed archival print of "Sael, from the series Los Chicos" in 8"x12" - a size and price that will only be made available for backers of this Kickstarter campaign!

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    Receive a signed archival print of "Mantle, from the series Los Chicos" in 8"x8" - a size and price that will only be made available for backers of this Kickstarter campaign!

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    Receive a signed archival print of "Bottle, from the series Los Chicos" in 12"x8" - a size and price that will only be made available for backers of this Kickstarter campaign!

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    Select and receive 2 signed archival prints from the series Los Chicos. Choose from Xavier (8"x12"); Sael (8"x12"); Mantle (8"x8"); and Bottle in (12"x8") - The images in this size and price will only be made available for backers of this Kickstarter campaign!

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    Receive the crown used in the image of Piero, from the series Los Chicos! The crown was handmade in collaboration with Fausto in his studio in Lima, Peru, is made of bronze, and adorned with 4 onyx gemstones and 4 natural gemstones that have a brown/black pattern. The crown measures approx. 14" in diameter

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    Receive the crown worn by Sael, from the series Los Chicos! The crown was handmade in collaboration with Fausto in his studio in Lima, Peru, is made of bronze, and adorned with 9 pieces of polished coral. The crown measures approx 17.5" wide and has a diameter of approx. 6"

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    Receive the crown worn by Humberto, from the series Los Chicos! The crown was handmade in collaboration with Fausto in his studio in Lima, Peru, is made of gold-plated bronze, and adorned with 11 polished gemstones that appear to be either aquamarine or turquoise. The crown measures approx 10" tall, and 12"wide

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    Select and receive 3 signed archival prints from the series Los Chicos. Choose from Xavier (8"x12"); Sael (8"x12"); Mantle (8"x8"); and Bottle in (12"x8") - The images in this size and price will only be made available for backers of this Kickstarter campaign!

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    Receive a signed archival print of "Maricielo from the series Virgenes de la Puerta." it measures 12"x17" and is sold for the first time here in an edition of 15. Each print will be signed and stamped.

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    Receive the crown worn by Saul, from the series Los Chicos! The crown was handmade in collaboration with Fausto in his studio in Lima, Peru, is made of bronze, and adorned with 13 turquoise gemstones. The crown measures approx 17.5" wide, 9" tall.

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    Receive all 4, signed, archival prints from the series Los Chicos, which will include: Xavier (8"x12"); Sael (8"x12"); Mantle (8"x8"); and Bottle in (12"x8") - The images in this size and price will only be made available for backers of this Kickstarter campaign!

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    Receive the image & the crown of Jorge Luis, from the series Los Chicos! The full-size image is 14"x 21" , we have saved the first of this edition (#1/10) for this Kickstarter campaign. The crown was handmade by Fausto in his studio in Lima, Peru, and is made of bronze. In the image of Jorge Luis, the crown is positioned on the pink sofa beside his head. This image was included in the "North by Northeast" exhibition at the Brattleboro Museum in January!

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    Providence portrait session: receive a private portrait session with Juan & Andrew in a studio or your home (within a 10-mile radius of Providence). This will include a planning meeting and then a scheduled portrait session to be held within 1 year of the close of this campaign. Please email for more information!

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    Lima, Peru portrait session: receive a private portrait session with Juan & Andrew in a studio or your home (within the city of Lima). This will include a planning meeting and then a scheduled portrait session to be held during our next visit to Peru. Please email for more information!

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    Receive "Freddy, Diptych, from the series Los Chicos" edition #1/8, 20"x30" each. We have saved the first in the edition of this diptych for the Kickstarter campaign and have lowered the price from $3250to $2250 as an incentive to support our project! Our image of "Freddy" was selected by Andrew Witkin of the Barbara Krakow Gallery to be included in the Breaking Ground exhibition in Cambridge, MA, and it was also featured in the February/March issue of Artscope Magazine!
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    New York City portrait session: receive a private portrait session with Juan & Andrew in your home. This will include a planning meeting and then a scheduled portrait session to be held within 1 year of the close of this campaign. purchaser is responsible for transportation fees via Amtrak. Please email for more information!

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    Receive the iconic crown worn by Leyla, from the series Virgenes de la Puerta! The crown was handmade in collaboration with Fausto in his studio in Lima, Peru, is made of bronze, which was plated in nickel and then plated in sterling silver. The piece was then adorned with 16 polished pieces of mother of pearl. The crown measures approx 17" in diameter.

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    Receive the iconic crown worn by Maricielo, from the series Virgenes de la Puerta! The crown was handmade in collaboration with Fausto in his studio in Lima, Peru. It is made of bronze, which was plated in nickel and then plated in sterling silver, and finally adorned with 20 polished pieces of abalone. The crown measures approx 29" wide by 22" tall

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    Be a BRONZE SPONSOR: Our Bronze Sponsors will receive name and/or company logo recognition on our website for the support of Virgenes de la Puerta series, and will receive a print of their choice, from any series, in an appropriate scale up to 20”x30” each.

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    Be a SILVER SPONSOR: Our Silver Sponsors will receive name and/or company logo recognition for the support of Virgenes de la Puerta series including a mention our website and in wall text and/or printed brochures and announcements associated with future solo exhibitions and presentations of the VdlP series. Our Silver Sponsors will also receive a print of their choice, from any series, in an appropriate scale up to 20”x30” each.

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    Be a GOLD SPONSOR: Our Gold Sponsors will receive name and/or company logo recognition for the support of Virgenes de la Puerta series including a mention our website and in wall text and/or printed brochures and announcements associated with future solo exhibitions and presentations of the VdlP series. Our Gold Sponsor will also receive two prints of their choice, from any series, in an appropriate scale up to 20”x30” each.

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    Be a PLATINUM PATRON: Our Platinum Patron will receive the highest name and/or company logo recognition for the support of Virgenes de la Puerta series including a mention our website and in wall text and/or printed brochures and announcements associated with future solo exhibitions and presentations of the VdlP series. Our Platinum Patron will also receive three prints of their choice, from any series, in an appropriate scale up to 20”x30” each.

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    Receive the crown used in the diptych of Freddy, from the series: Los Chicos. The crown was handmade in collaboration with Fausto in his studio in Lima, Peru. It is made of bronze and adorned with coral. It measures 4.5" tall

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    Receive the crown used in photo of Xavier, from the series: Los Chicos. The crown was handmade in collaboration with Fausto in his studio in Lima, Peru. It is made of bronze and adorned with mother of pearl. It measures 3" tall

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    Receive the crown used in the image of Eiri, from the series: Los Chicos. The crown was handmade in collaboration with Fausto in his studio in Lima, Peru. It is made of bronze and adorned unidentified blue "gemstones" that could be glass. It measures 3.5" tall

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    Receive the crown used in the photo of Junior, from the series: Los Chicos. The crown was handmade in collaboration with Fausto in his studio in Lima, Peru. It is made of bronze and adorned with 9 polished rose quartz gemstones. It measures 11.5” wide by 5.5” tall

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    Receive the crown worn by Kevin, from the series Los Chicos! The crown was handmade in collaboration with Fausto in his studio in Lima, Peru, is made of bronze, and adorned with 4 polished pieces of abalone. The crown measures approx 10" tall, and 10"wide

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Funding period

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