La Chica Boom

03mrc trasnocheo chicaboom virgensota enc14 0010 570pxVirgensota Jota. Photo/foto: Marlène Ramírez-Cancio

Virgensota Jota: Spictacle 1

La Guadalupana es una lesbiana, is a sex-Mex symbol, and gave birth to something much more important than Jesus.

Tortillera: Spictacle 2

La Tortillera interrupts the racial bondage to tacos, hot sauce and familial domesticity.


Xandra Ibarra (b. 1979, El Paso, Texas) is a video and performance artist living and working in Oakland, California. La Chica Boom is a neo-burlesque performance project that Ibarra created to question sexual/racial representation, queer formations, and compulsory whiteness.

Background Information
  • Encuentro Location (Montréal): Rialto Theatre, Sala Rossa
  • Date: June 26, 2014, June 28, 2014
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