View from performance at Grace Exhibition Space, New York, 2019

Photo by Miao Jiaxin

Title: The Mistress of Loneliness (Chapter 1 :The Departure)

Year: 2019-ongoing

Medium: Performance with video projection, Duration 15:45 min

Materials: Alter-ego Cuquita The Cuban Doll, pedestal, family letters and photos, ticket plane one way Cuba-US, Granma newspaper, Saint San Lazaro Statue, amulet, sand.

The Mistress of Loneliness is an ongoing multidisciplinary project exploring notions of isolation and mechanisms of survival through installation, performance, costume design and videos. The project is based on Romagoza’s experience growing up in Cuba and as a recent immigrant to the US. In my world, the body is a nation.