Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Counterspectacles Counterspectacles

Counterspectacles

by Suzy Halajian

Counterspectacles Asco’s ephemeral actions reconfigured the patterns of public space. Stations of the Cross (1971) was the East Los Angeles collective’s first public spectacle: a walking mural along a one-mile stretch of Whittier Boulevard in East Los Angeles, performed on Christmas Eve. It was also Asco’s earliest attempt at reclaiming the streets. The act served as a theatrical, public protest against the

First Supper (After A Major Riot), ©1974, Harry Gamboa Jr. Counterspectacles Asco’s ephemeral actions reconfigured the patterns of public space. Stations of the Cross (1971) was the East Los Angeles collective’s first public spectacle: a walking mural along a one-mile stretch of Whittier Boulevard in East Los Angeles, performed on Christmas Eve. It was also Asco’s earliest attempt at reclaiming the

Impresiones de transfrontera / Líneas comunicantes: 25 años de El Nopal Press Impresiones de transfrontera / Líneas comunicantes: 25 años de El Nopal Press

Impresiones de transfrontera / Líneas comunicantes: 25 años de El Nopal Press

Curated by Mariana Botey

Oficina de Proyectos Culturales (OPC) Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, México 01/13/2016 – 03/05/2016

Artistas: Kevin Appel, Judi Baca, John Baldessari, Mariana Botey, Carolyn Castaño, Yreina Cervantez, York Chang, Joe David, Victor Estrada, Espectro Rojo, Salomon Huerta, Diane Gamboa, Harry Gamboa Jr., Gronk, Silvia Gruner, Cameron Jamie, Glen Kaino, Dr. Lakra, Daniel Joseph Martinez, Lino Martinez, Eamon Ore-Giron, Sandra de la Loza, Rocio Maldonado, Jose Montoya, Mario Rangel Faz, Rubén Ortiz

Artistas: Kevin Appel, Judi Baca, John Baldessari, Mariana Botey, Carolyn Castaño, Yreina Cervantez, York Chang, Joe David, Victor Estrada, Espectro Rojo, Salomon Huerta, Diane Gamboa, Harry Gamboa Jr., Gronk, Silvia Gruner, Cameron Jamie, Glen Kaino, Dr. Lakra, Daniel Joseph Martinez, Lino Martinez, Eamon Ore-Giron, Sandra de la Loza, Rocio Maldonado, Jose Montoya, Mario Rangel Faz, Rubén Ortiz