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On November 5, 2014, performance artist, writer, activist, radical pedagogue and director of the performance troupe La Pocha Nostra. Guillermo Gómez-Peña came onto Artists on Art to talk about his UCSC residency and the collaborative project Doc/Undoc  exhibition at the Sesnon Gallery. He performs, Imaginary Activism, at UCSC’s DARC, November 6th at 8pm.

Huge thanks to Shelby Graham, director and curator of the Sesnon Art Gallery, for inviting Guillermo Gómez-Peña.

Screen Shot 2014-11-05 at 9.27.48 AMGuillermo Gómez-Peña is a performance artist, writer, activist, radical pedagogue and director of the performance troupe La Pocha Nostra. Born in Mexico City, he moved to the US in 1978. His performance work and 10 books have contributed to the debates on cultural diversity, border culture and US-Mexico relations. His art work has been presented at over eight hundred venues across the US, Canada, Latin America, Europe, Russia, South Africa and Australia. A MacArthur Fellow, Bessie and American Book Award winner, he is a regular contributor for newspapers and magazines in the US, Mexico, and Europe and a contributing editor to The Drama Review (NYU-MIT).

 

 

 

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