Hector Canonge: SUD.AKA - Public Performance & Intervention

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SUD.AKA - Public Performance & Intervention

Public intervention of streets and plazas in and around the perimeter of encuentro’s main site in São Paulo. The performance evokes the disconnections and alienation of migrants in major urban centers. Canonge will roam the streets of São Paulo asking people to tell him a little bit about the history of their place of origin.


Hector Canonge is an interdisciplinary artist whose work incorporates the use of media technologies, physical environments, cinematic and performative narratives. He explores and treats issues related to construction of identity, gender roles, and the politics of migration. he organizes the performance art festival ITINERANT.

Background Information
  • Encuentro Location (São Paulo): Praça Roosevelt and other city streets
  • Date: January 18, 2013
  • Country: United States
Edited by Victor Bautista
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