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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Entrevista en Sí Se Puede

an example of my Internet Art Last week I had the on honor of being interviewed by my papi on Sí Se Puede. We talked about Internet art, the implications of growing up online, linguistic performances on twitter, public vs private, and more. If you missed it you can listen here:

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Andria, The Fat Free Elotera, and I are featured in JEWCY

Jewcy Art: Maya Escobar by Margarita Korol, February 24, 2011 In 2007 we dubbed her the Anti-Feminist Feminist Jewish Latina. We stumbled upon performance artist/ Internet curator/ editor Maya Escobar again at the GA in New Orleans where her video installations were making a Marina Abramovich-style scene near Jewcy’s booth. She uses the web as a platform for engaging in…

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Escobar-Morales

Artist Statement and Bio Escobar-Morales is a team comprised of Maya Escobar and Andria Morales. The two artists, based in Chicago and Philadelphia respectively, have been working together over the Internet since 2010. They produce digital media and performance art that explores the role of self-representation in visual culture and its ability to deconstruct ingrained…

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Internet Art & Activism- the #delValleMural

I am a Chicago-based digital media and performance artist. I created this grassroots, social media, portable mural in support of Miguel del Valle‘s campaign for Mayor. follow hashtag: #delValleMural to see how the mural was created.

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#delValleMural

The #delValleMural is finally complete! #delValleMural, 2011, Acrylic on Canvas I am thinking that after the elections a Chicago Public Library would be a really nice home for the piece.  What do you guys think?

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#delValleMural in progress

As a community-based performance artist, I find the act of sharing the process equally important to the act of sharing the final product. Here are images from the last week of the #delValleMural unfolding.

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YouTube Video Reel

AM and I are applying to another residency! Unlike our current Wonder Woman Residency, where we applied as Escobar-Morales, this particular program does not accept joint proposals. So we are submitting seperately and hoping (and hoping and hoping) we will both be accepted. I am applying to the #InternetArt section. And she is applying to the Photo section.

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