Cuerpo Politizado (Politicized Body)
Other Plays by Luis Alfaro
Alfaro, Luis American playwright, ____-____), "Cuerpo Politizado (Politicized Body)",
a __-minute performance art presentation, set in _______, ____,
1m or 1f
© 19__ by Luis Alfaro; in Luis Alfaros Cuerpo Politizado (Politicized Body) (___; ___. 19__), ISBN _______;
script/rights available from Morgan Jenness, Helen Merrill Ltd., 295 Lafayette Street, Suite 915, New York, New York 10012, U.S.A., telephone: 212-691-5326, fax: 212-727-0545, e-mail email@example.com.
_____ (m or f), person focusing on own body.
A person investigates the body, sex, and food.
"A look at the American consumption game as told through the eyes of a person who has to justify his body. A series of non-linear texts, short stories and visual images, 'Cuerpo Politizado' ('Politicized Body') has been performed in theaters, museums and galleries alike.
Performances at X-Teresa, Mexico City, Mexico (1996); Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), London, England, (1996); Getty Center, Los Angeles; Bay Area Dance Festival, Oakland; Boston Center for the Arts; Sushi Performance Space, San Diego." Luis Alfaro, http://www.newdramatists.org/luis_alfaro.htm, accessed August 11, 2002.
"Luis Alfaro's artistic and professional background includes plays, poetry, short stories, performance and journalism. A Chicano, born and raised in downtown Los Angeles, he is the recipient of a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship. He was a resident artist at the Mark Taper Forum, where he was co-director of the Latino Theatre Initiative. He was a visiting artist to the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and has toured his work throughout the United States, England, and Mexico. His film, Chicanismo, was Emmy-nominated and won Best Experimental Film at San Antonio's CineFestival. He is the winner of the 1998 National Hispanic Playwriting Competition and the 1994 and 1997 Midwest PlayLabs. As an activist, he works with at-risk youth, is co-founder three nonprofit arts organizations, and chaired the Gay Men of Color Consortium..Grantmakers in the Arts: Library Documents: Keynote:
LUIS ALFARO, http://www.giarts.org/library_additional/library_additional_show.htm?doc_id=312030, accessed October 15, 2007.
body, food, non-linear text, politics, short storiy, visual image, sex.