View from Performance at LivingAway+AwayofLeaving Festival. Brooklyn, 2019

Photo Courtesy of the Artist

Title: From the Series "The Emancipation of Cuquita the Cuban Doll (The Interview)

Year: 2019

Medium: Performance and 3 Photo print on Aluminum, Variable Dimensions. Performance Duration 10:36 min

Materials: Alter-ego Cuquita The Cuban Doll, American flag bodysuit, Ketchup, sand, cheerleading pom pom.

The Emancipation of Cuquita, the Cuban Doll, is an ongoing project that combines performances and staged sets for photos. The Interview is the first live performance of the series inspired by the U.S. Citizenship interview and Test as part of the process Romagoza went through to become a US citizen. As her alter-ego Cuquita the Cuban Doll, she performs the roles of the interviewer and interviewee. Through self detachment, Romagoza reflects on her experience as an immigrant in the US about identity and loss.

Title: From the Series "The Emancipation of Cuquita the Cuban Doll (Soy Feminista)

Year: 2019

Medium: Photo Print on Aluminum

Dimensions: 24” x 24” inches

Title: From the Series "The Emancipation of Cuquita the Cuban Doll (Mami Yanqui)

Year: 2019

Medium: Photo Print on Aluminum.

Dimensions: 26” x 28” inches