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Centering Latinx Video Art
Disrupting and Rewriting Colonial Narratives

Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 7pm
Anthology Film Archives, New York
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Gagosian, in collaboration with Anthology Film Archives, presents a selection of videos by Latinx artists who engage in destabilizing, disrupting, and rewriting colonial narratives. The creators of the featured works—María Magdalena Campos-Pons, Carolina Caycedo, Lizania Cruz, Michael Menchaca, and Juan Sánchez—launch their interrogations into the effects of colonialism from a place of solidarity with their diverse communities. Using personalized symbologies, historic documentation, architecture and landscape, dance, and sound, they reveal and memorialize suppressed histories while offering alternate understandings of the present. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with Campos-Pons, Cruz, and Sánchez, moderated by Marcela Guerrero, associate curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.

Featured videos include
Michael Menchaca, A Cage Without Borders (2021)
Carolina Caycedo, Apariciones/Apparitions (2018)
María Magdalena Campos-Pons (with sound by Neil Leonard), Matanzas Sound Map (2016–17)
Lizania Cruz, Opening Statement (2021)
Juan Sánchez, Unknown Boricua Streaming: A Nuyorican State of Mind (2011)

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Carolina Caycedo, Apariciones/Apparitions, 2018 (still) © Carolina Caycedo

Carolina Caycedo, Apariciones/Apparitions, 2018 (still) © Carolina Caycedo

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