Performance and the Power of the Popular: Cultural Fusion in the Americas
Coco Fusco is an international performance artist and interdisciplinary scholar. She will present a documentary history of her past, present and forthcoming performance work. Performances by Fusco include "The Couple in the Cage: Two Undiscovered Amerindians Visit ... " (created with border artist Guillermo Gomez-Pena), a satirical commentary on the ethnographic display of non-westerners for white audiences; "Pochonevela," a parody of Latin American soap operas; and "Stuff," an exploration of how fear and a desire for food, nurturing, and erotic pleasure are connected to perceptions of Latin American women and culture.
Bowling Green State University. Institute for the Study of Culture & Society, "Performance and the Power of the Popular: Cultural Fusion in the Americas" (1997). ICS Speaker Series. 3.