Category Archives: Political

Notes on Guillermo Gómez-Peña

Museum of Fetishized Identities, 1999-2002 Excerpt from “El Corrido Del Eterno Retorno” by Guillermo Gómez-Peña: Mi trabajo artistico en el accidentado terreno del performance comenzó a cobrar forma, sentido y peso de mi nueva condición de “emigrante indeseable.” Los gabachos … Continue reading

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Zackary Drucker

8. Who/what inspires your most recent body of work? My latest piece, which I’m premiering at Movement Research Festival in NYC in 2 days, is inspired by tropes of drag performance and spectacle. Using the classic power reversal of drag queen … Continue reading

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Notes on Nancy Buchanan

Nancy Buchanan “These Creatures,” video, (1979) Buchanan, Nancy. “Rock ‘n’ Roll Piece,” La Mamelle Magazine: Art Contemporary, no.4, v.1, Spring 1976, PP8-9. Documentation with text and photo of performance work presented August 1974 at the Gerard John Hayes Gallery, Los … Continue reading

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