Interview with Giuseppe Campuzano (2009)

Interview with Giuseppe Campuzano, conducted by Marcela Fuentes, during the 7th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, held in August of 2009 in Bogotá, Colombia under the title Staging Citizenship: Cultural Rights in the Americas. In this interview, Giuseppe Campuzano talks about his take on how his particular performance-related work makes a political intervention in the public sphere. This interview complements his performance Museo Travesti, showcased in this 10-day event, which brought together activism, scholarship, and art around the themes of legacies, memories, struggles, and frontiers of citizenship.


Giuseppe Campuzano is a researcher and artist. Since 2003, he has been working on the Transvestite Museum project, an exploration of the realities of transvestism, a staging of its aesthetics, and a confrontation between its forms of knowledge and official discourses.

Background Information
  • TItle: Interview with Giuseppe Campuzano
  • Alternate Title: Giuseppe Campuzano
  • Date: 26 Aug 2009
  • Location: Recorded at the Universidad Nacional, Bogotá, Colombia, on August 26, 2009, as part of the 7th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics.
  • Interviewee: Giuseppe Campuzano
  • Interviewer: Marcela Fuentes
  • Duration: 18 minutes
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