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Carmelita Tropicana aka Alina Troyano – Mentoring Artist Talk

July 8, 2022, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Free and open to all via Zoom

Presentation followed by Q & A. Free and open to all via Zoom. Click here for Zoom Registration.

Carmelita Tropicana (aka Alina Troyano) has been performing in New York’s downtown arts scene since the 1980s, straddling the worlds of performance art and theater with irreverent humor, subversive fantasy and bilingual puns. She received a United States Artists Fellowship (2021), a Guggenheim Fellowship (2017) for her current project Live Memoir and a Creative Capital award (2016) for Give Me Carmelita Tropicana! a collaboration with playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. Recent works include sci-fi performances Schwanze-Beast (2018) and Post Plastica (2013). Her publications include Memories of the Revolution: The First Ten Years of the WOW Café Theater (2015) edited with Holly Hughes and Jill Dolan, published by the University of Michigan Press and Carmelita Tropicana: Performing Between Cultures (2000), a Beacon Press publication.


July 8, 2022
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Free and open to all via Zoom
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