Bustamante, Estévez and Muñoz at El Museo del Barrio

Given Over to want

Voces: Contemporary Actions by Latino Artists
Wednesday March 19, 6:30 -8:30 pm

José Muñoz, Department of Performance Studies, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU moderates this panel featuring the work of contemporary Latino performance artists Nao Bustamante and Nicolás Dumit Estévez. Bustamante will perform her piece Given Over to Want an ongoing conversation within the artist’s performance works that deals with the themes of transformation and desire. Estévez will talk about his most recent performative work Pleased to Meet You (2007) where he proposed to meet all of the inhabitants of the town of Calaf, Spain during his visit in 2007 and a similar work that took place in Peterborough, NH as part of the artists residency at the MacDowell Colony. The performance is documented in a recent publication that will be presented after the panel.

Admission: Free.

For advance registration e-mail public_programs@elmuseo.org.
El Museo del Barrio
1230 Fifth Avenue (at 104th Street)
New York, NY 10029
Tel: 212.831.7272
Fax: 212.831.7927

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