On hybridity, drag and performance in Bolivian folklore
Performance Research pg 98-106, On Hybridity Volume 25, No 4, June 2020.
Brochure for the Live Art programme at the Liverpool Biennial 2002 (18-21 September).
Explains how Latinx political identities are tied to a long Latin American history of mestizaje—“mixedness” or “hybridity”—and that this border thinking is both a key to understanding bilingual, bicultural Latin cultures and politics and a challenge to America’s infamously black–white racial regime.
Interrogates the often fraught endeavours of activists from colonial backgrounds seeking to be politically supportive of Indigenous struggles.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).
A look at how those outside the racial and sexual mainstream negotiate majority culture—not by aligning themselves with or against exclusionary works but rather by transforming these works for their own cultural purposes. Muñoz calls this process “disidentification,” and through a study of its workings, he develops a new perspective on minority performance, survival, and activism.
This article considers a constellation of works the artist Kira O’Reilly has created in residencies in biology laboratories over the past several years.
Video of solo performance. The work questions human identity through an investigation of the non-human form as object, animal ad automata. Includes leaflet with concept, reviews, artist’s biography and performance notes.
Collection of essays poems, and performance texts exploring the notion of hybrid culture.