- Creation Date
- September 1990
A performance trilogy deconstructing the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus 500 years previous.
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color negative; 35mm
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Most of Gómez-Peña’s characters are hybrids, half traditional and half contemporary, half Mexican and half Chicano. During the performance the characters undergo constant transformations seen through overlapping props, costumes and makeup. Each character articulates within himself a series of cultural contradictions which are at the core of the US-Latino experience.
Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles, California)
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