Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies
Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies

A Conversation with Nao Bustamante and La Chica Boom

Fri, February 19, 2016 | GWB 2.206 (Gordon-White Building Multi-Purpose Room)

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Photos by: Freak the Mighty / Eleanor Goldsmith
Photos by: Freak the Mighty / Eleanor Goldsmith

Performance as Public Practice Program
Center for Women's and Gender Studies
Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies

invite you to

A Conversation with Nao Bustamante and La Chica Boom:
queer Latina performance, media, and visual art

Nao Bustamante

California-born performance and media artist
Associate Professor and Vice Dean at the USC Roski School of Art and Design

and 

La Chica Boom (Xandra Ibarra)

Independent performance and media artist from the U.S.-Mexico border, based in the bay area

Each artist will do an artist talk (20 mins) followed by a conversation with the artists featuring: 

Julie Minich, Assistant Professor, Mexican American and Latina/o Studies, English, and Center for Women's and Gender Studies
Rudy Ramírez, Ph.D. candidate, Performance as Public Practice
Kareem Khubchandani, Embrey Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Women's and Gender Studies


Nao Bustamante and Xandra Ibarra (La Chica Boom) will also be performing as part of OUTsider 2016.

OUTsider is an Austin-based nonprofit organization that celebrates the bold originality and creative nonconformity of the LGBTQI and Ally communities through the presentation of provocative, overlooked and out-of-the-box film, dance, theater, performance art, music, writing and visual art. Through its annual festival and conference, OUTsider unites queer artists, audiences and scholars from around the globe to exchange ideas, ignite conversations, transcend boundaries and experience new pleasures through artistic discovery.

For more information about OUTsider and to see the 2016 festival line-up see: www.outsiderfest.org.

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