Photo by Geandy Pavon
Title: Meditating my way out of Capitalism and Communism. 12410 days of Isolation
Medium: Public Action/Performance, duration 6 hours.
Materials: Alter-ego (Cuquita, The Cuban Doll), costume, sign.
A performance where I, as my alter ego Cuquita the Cuban Doll, meditate for 30 minutes in the form of a public action near each subway stop along 14th Street as part of the performance festival Art in Odd Places 2018 Body. 12410 days refers to my age through which I reflect on my past, and my present and I recognize how the systems in power oppress and marginalize the individual. Through the use of humor and absurdity, I intertwine the personal and the political to approach trauma and displacement.
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