"Does Abstraction Belong to White People?": A Discussion with Miguel Gutierrez

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Choreographer and Performer Miguel Gutierrez
January 21, 2020
4:30PM - 6:00PM
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Wexner Film/Video Theater

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Add to Calendar 2020-01-21 16:30:00 2020-01-21 18:00:00 "Does Abstraction Belong to White People?": A Discussion with Miguel Gutierrez

Miguel Gutierrez is a performer, choreographer, composer, and advocate. Occupied with thinking about how he negotiates his queer Latinx identity within the traditions of white avant-garde, he created the piece This Bridge Called My Ass. Originally premiering in 2019, the piece bends tropes of Latinidad to identify new relationships to content and form.

Before his performance, Miguel Gutierrez will be having a panel discussion with Ohio State Professors Nadine George-Graves (Dance and Theatre), Guisela Latorre (WGSS), and Shannon Winnubst (WGSS) about the politics of race and contemporary dance on Tuesday, January 21st at 4:30pm in the Wexner Film/Video Theater. The event is free and open to the public, so please RSVP and join for the discussion!

Gutierrez, as well as five Latinx collaborators, will doing multiple performances of This Bridge Called My Ass from January 24th through January 26th. Please visit the Wexner Center for the Arts website to purchase tickets for the performance.

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Miguel Gutierrez is a performer, choreographer, composer, and advocate. Occupied with thinking about how he negotiates his queer Latinx identity within the traditions of white avant-garde, he created the piece This Bridge Called My Ass. Originally premiering in 2019, the piece bends tropes of Latinidad to identify new relationships to content and form.

Before his performance, Miguel Gutierrez will be having a panel discussion with Ohio State Professors Nadine George-Graves (Dance and Theatre), Guisela Latorre (WGSS), and Shannon Winnubst (WGSS) about the politics of race and contemporary dance on Tuesday, January 21st at 4:30pm in the Wexner Film/Video Theater. The event is free and open to the public, so please RSVP and join for the discussion!

Gutierrez, as well as five Latinx collaborators, will doing multiple performances of This Bridge Called My Ass from January 24th through January 26th. Please visit the Wexner Center for the Arts website to purchase tickets for the performance.