el es frida kahlo in the Jewish Women’s Archive Blog

el es frida kahlo featured on Jewesses with Attitude in honor of Frida Kahlo’s 104th birthday. A Latina “Jewess with attitude,” Maya Escobar plays with the web as a platform for engaging in community dialogue around identity and multiple identities–how they are socially and culturally constructed. She often assumes multiple identities in her performances, drawing from various…

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AMerican MEdia Output in New Jersey

You saw Escobar-Morales as promo models in TX, “promoting” Arizona Tourism… And here we are as marketing executives in NJ. Andria was live at Gallery Aferro and I skyped in from Chicago. Stay tuned for more details on the performance and the results from AMerican MEdia Output‘s #targetaudiencesurvey.

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Negotiating Latina Identity through Performance Art on the Web

Andria and I will be presenting  Are You My Other? next week at the 2011 National Popular Culture Association Conference in San Antonio, TX. Negotiating Latina Identity through Performance Art on the Web with Maya Escobar and Andria Morales Challenging mainstream and academic representations of Latina identity, performance artists Maya Escobar and Andria Morales publicly negate, deconstruct, and reconstruct…

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Puerto Rican Taxidermy Funeral pt 2

Will you be attending? Andria Bibiloni, 28, of New York, ceased to exist on Mar. 23, 2011 in Philadelphia, where she lived since 2000.  A visual artist and educator, she strove through her work to facilitate a dialogue about sociopolitical and interpersonal issues. Known for riding her Blasterbike, 2007, in the streets of Philadelphia, her departing…

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Kickstart the Wonder Women

So what’s the deal with the recent AMerican MEdia Output – “Welcome to Arizona” and “Go Public” campaigns? It all started with Escobar-Morales’s participation in the Wonder Woman Residency New News is Old News, which I blogged about a few months ago. As a follow up to Are You My Other? our current Internet based self-portrait dialogue exchange project,…

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LAST RIDE: Andria Morales formerly Andria Bibiloni

UPDATE: visit AreYouMyOther.com to see Bibiloni’s mass card. Have you ever Googled Puerto Rican funeral? If you haven’t then I suggest you do.  And if you live in Philadelphia or in the surrounding area, you should attend Andria Morales and Beth Beverly’s collaborative performance Last Ride. LAST RIDE: collaborative performance-based artwork by Andria Morales &…

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when physical appearance equals reasonable suspicion

Public Airways is an artwork that aims to help viewers imagine the consequences of proposed immigration laws that inevitably lead to increased racial profiling.  Arizona’s SB 1070 would make it legal for law officers to use someone’s physical appearance as a form of “reasonable suspicion” to demand proof of citizenship.  Similar laws have been proposed in…

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