NO LO LLAMES PERFORMANCE = DON'T CALL IT PERFORMANCE
BARRAGÁN FERNÁNDEZ, FRANCISCO / MARTÍN LORENZO, TERESA / BARRAGÁN FERNÁNDEZ, FRANCISCO / PANERA CUEV
No lo llames performance/Dont Call it Performance is a A traveling exhibition curated by Paco Barragán. The show examines recent activities gathered under what has become known as performative by presenting the work of 60 international artists, including significant contemporary Latino and Latin American practitioners such as Carlos Amorales (Mexico), Ernesto Pujol (Cuba/ Puerto Rico/ US), Quisqueya Henríquez (Cuba/ Dominican Republic) and Carlos Betancourt (Puerto Rico), among others.
Through a mixture of screenings and live presentations, the exhibition provides a framework for analysing contemporary performative works, while drawing attention to both the similarities and differences between past and present.
Paco Barragán is an independent curator, based in Madrid. No lo llames performance/Dont Call it Performance was organized by the Audiovisuals Department of the Centro de Arte Reina Sofía Nacional (Madrid, Spain), and presented there in 2003. It traveled to Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (Seville, Spain), Centro Párraga (Murcia, Spain).