Performance Artist on the border
The Washington Times, Apr. 11, 1991, p. 23
Guillermo Gomez-Pena performs his piece "1990" at the GALA Hispanic Theater in Washington D.C.
For "1990" he performs on a bare stage dressed up in different costumes and uses various props.
His work explores the idea of America as a nation of hybrids and border-crossers. His work also deals with the themes of Latino culture and Latin America as a scapegoat for problems in the United States.
ITEM 1991.066 – available for viewing in the Research Centre
Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited
"1990" – Guillermo Gomez-Pena