Why Identify Identity? Or, Does Identity Exist?
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Why Identify Identity? Or, Does Identity Exist?

Why Identify Identity? (Or, Does Identity Exist?) Guest Curator– Miguel Gutierrez

Movement artist Miguel Gutierrez notices that, especially in the US, more and more people are starting their bios by naming their nationality, sexual orientation, or race. “While I understand this kind of specification as a call to consciousness around minoritarian presence, I also wonder if it ends up making their/our position…. inert?” As guest editor of a new edition of Soundboard, he invites four Latinx voices in performance—Brianna Figueroa, Xandra Ibarra, Pedro Pablo Lander, and Sebastián Castro Niculescu—to consider the question of identity.

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