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Panel: Performance and Photography in the Americas

Panel: Performance and Photography in the Americas


Artists Mónica Mayer of Mexico and Joiri Minaya of New York and the Dominican Republic join Stanford's Peggy Phelan to discuss the leading role women artists from the Americas have played in redefining performance art, its relationship to photography and film, and its status as an agent of social and political change.

This program is presented in conjunction with the exhibition The Matter of Photography in the Americas.

Moderator: Kyle Stephan, doctoral student in the Department of Art and Art History, Stanford University

- Mónica Mayer, Mexican artist, activist, and art critic
- Joiri Minaya, Dominican-American artist
- Peggy Phelan, Ann O’Day Maples Chair in the Arts and Professor of Theater & Performance Studies and English, Stanford University

IMAGE: Joiri Minaya (Dominican Republic, b. United States, 1990), #dominicanwomengooglesearch, 2016. Digital print on sintra and fabric collage. Installation view at Wave Hill Sunroom Project Space, 2016. Photo: Stefan Hagen. Collection of the artist

Cantor Arts Center, Auditorium

This program is free and open to the public. Advanced registration is not required. Doors open at 5:30pm.