Temporal Incidence and Continuous Dissidence in Contemporary Hispano-American Performance Art

Thursday, May 4, 2017
6:30-8:30 pm

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This presentation outlines the work of artists who participated in the program organized and curated by Hector Canonge, "Temporal Incidence and Continuous Dissidence," during the Hemispheric Institute's Xº Encuentro that took place in Santiago, Chile (July 17-23, 2016).

As members of the transcontinental network, ARTerial PERFORMANCE LAB (APLAB), created by Canonge in 2013, selected artists explored issues related to traversed identities, constructed sovereignties, peripheral domains, and territorial rootedness. The indoor and outdoor performances brought local voices who raised questions about the present state of Artivism (activism + art) in the region.

Participating artists:
Daniel Acosta (Argentina), Neda Godoy (Chile), Adrían Gómez (Cuba), Isabel Jordán Bruno (Bolivia), Clara Macias Carcedo (Mexico), Rossella Matamoros (Costa Rica), Ana Carolina Izquierdo (Peru), Graciela Ovejero Postigo (Argentina), Veronica Peña (Spain), Wagner RossiCampos (Brazil), Leonardo Salazar (Chile), and Leyneuf Tines (Colombia). Photography: Gonzalo Tejeda (Chile). Organized and curated by Hector Canonge (United States).

ARTerial Performance Lab (APLAB) was initiated in 2013 by NYC-based, interdisciplinary artist Hector Canonge. Since its inception, the project’s mission has been to connect Latin American artists whose practice involves and explores Live Action Art. As a collective, APLAB, and its continental network, has organized presentations in Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. In 2016, APLAB presented a special program for the Xº Encuentro in Santiago, Chile, featuring artists from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Mexico, Peru, Spain, and the United States. 

This event is free and open to the public. A photo ID is required to enter NYU buildings. 20 Cooper Square is a wheelchair accessible venue.

Hemispheric Institute of Performance & Politics
20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10003