Nicaragua: Arte de performance en fuego cruzado. Poder, Estéticas relaciónales y activismos (Nicaragua: Performance Art in the Crossfire: Power, Relational Esthetics and Activism)
Nicaragua: performance art in the crossfire is a performative virtual conference featuring Nicaraguan artists Alejandro de la Guerra and Elyla Sinvergüenza, both Artist Protection Fund Fellows.
Through a curated revision of their work and utilizing their work as a point of departure, Guerra and Sinvergüenza, will address the tensions of art making within the politics of Nicaraguan context. Leftist politics, Sandinista revolution and the conservative historical "oposicion" are the hegemonic binary narratives dominating the social and political sphere in their country recent history, join the artists to reflect upon what it means to create political art at the intersection and beyond these power structures. Discussion will be moderated by Robin Greeley, Associate Professor of Modern & Contemporary Latin American Art History at the University of Connecticut.
This even is cosponsored by the IIE Artist Protection Fund, the Human Rights Institute, and El Instituto.