Heart of Puerto Rico

Heart of Puerto Rico

Peter Decherney

Professor of English and Cinema Studies

Jean Lee




Cassandra Hradil, Digital Humanities Specialist

Olivia Lee, Web Development and Design

Cecilia Gonzalez Godino, Translation

Project Start Date: 
August, 2023

The Heart of Puerto Rico is a 13-episode virtual reality documentary series focusing on artists in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. To make the film, directors Peter Decherney (University of Pennsylvania) and Jean Lee (writer/director) collaborated with a wide range of artists in Puerto Rico, from internationally-known sculptors and painters to street clowns and drag performers.

See the project here: heartofpuertorico.org