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Actions of Transfer: Women's Performance in the Americas: Day 3

The event will explore issues of indigeneity, gender and sexuality, transnational/global encounters, labor, domestic violence and access to material resources.

Saturday, November 22, 2008
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Various UCLA Locations
Los Angeles, CA 90095

11:00 - 1:00pm -- Performances and Interviews -- Garden Theater, Kaufman Hall
1:00 - 2:00pm -- Lunch

2:00 - 3:00pm -- Panel/Discussion: Performance, Politics, and the Nation State
3:00 - 4:00pm -- Featured Event: "Artist's Choice, Artist's Voice" Exhibition Tour
Maria Elena Castro discusses her installation commissioned by the Fowler as part of Cara Vemos, and other selections from the exhibition, exploring art as a political strategy. Co-sponsored by the Fowler Museum at UCLA.

4:30 - 6:00pm -- Long Table: Queer Performance in the Americas
6:00 - 7:00pm -- Reception
7:00pm -- Evening Performance -- Macgowan 1330
Butchlalis de Panochtitlan
Interview and Post-Performance Discussion

This four-day event, co-sponsored by the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, will include performances and invited speakers along with round table discussions and workshops. It brings together women performers/activists from throughout the Americas and scholars who think about performance as a mode of embodied transmission and social intervention. The event will explore issues of indigeneity, gender and sexuality, transnational/global encounters, labor, domestic violence and access to material resources. Actions of Transfer is being held as a sister event with the inauguration of Centro Hemisférico/FOMMA, a joint research/cultural center and performance space in Chiapas, Mexico, which will take place in San Cristóbal de las Casas on August 28-29, 2008.

Please see event website for program, schedule and RSVP details.


Cost : Free: RSVP Required

Center For Performance Studies310.794.4831
http://www.performancestudies.ucla.edu/actions/actions.html

Sponsor(s): , Co-sponsors of the events include UC MEXUS, The UCLA International Institute, The Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, The Center for the Study of Women at UCLA, The UCLA Latin American Institute, University of California International Performance and Culture Multi-Campus Research Group, UCLA Chicano Studies and Research Center, UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures, UCLA Department of Theater, UCLA Fowler Museum, and the Mellon initiative for Media, Technology, and Culture.

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