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Gómez-Peña, Guillermo

Overview
Works: 164 works in 306 publications in 3 languages and 4,475 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Pictorial works  Artists' books  Interviews  Fiction  Drama 
Roles: Author, Performer, Producer, Director, Creator, Interviewee, Commentator, Narrator, Speaker
Classifications: NX512.G66, 810.93520693
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Warrior for gringostroika : essays, performance texts, and poetry by Guillermo Gómez-Peña( Book )
7 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The new world border : prophecies, poems, & loqueras for the end of the century by Guillermo Gómez-Peña( Book )
7 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poetry and essays by a Hispanic stand-up comic. In the poem, On U.S.-Mexico Relations, he writes: "I called you 'gringo' de carino / you called me 'minority' twice / we didn't mean it, of course / but we were somehow damned by History."
The couple in the cage a Guatianaui odyssey ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Performance artists Guillermo Gómez-Peña and Coco Fusco travel and appear before the public in four different countries as two "Guatinaui Indians", members of a fictional "newly discovered" tribe who had agreed to be displayed at malls and museums around the world, after the manner of human exhibition in the 19th and early 20th centuries. These performances are intercut with archival footage of humans displayed in cages as freaks and curiosities. Conceived as a "satirical comment on the past", the performances evoke various responses, including huge numbers of people who are convinced they are real and do not find the idea of "natives" locked in a cage objectionable
A world of art works in progress ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the work of a number of contemporary American artists
Exercises for rebel artists : radical performance pedagogy by Guillermo Gómez-Peña( Book )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Exercises for Rebel Artists, Guillermo Gomez-Pena and Roberto Sifuentes use their extensive teaching and performance experience with La Pocha Nostra to help students and practitioners to create 'border art'. Designed to take readers right into the heart of radical performance, the authors use a series of crucial practical exercises, honed in workshops worldwide, to help create challenging theatre which transcends the boundaries of nation, gender, and racial identity. The book features:Detailed exercises for using Pocha Nostra methods in workshopsInspirational approaches for anyone creating, p
Temple of confessions : Mexican beasts and living santos by Guillermo Gómez-Peña( Recording )
4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this original and politically-charged work, two performance artists bring the US/Mexican cultural and linguistic melting pot to the boil, by analysing the connection between fear and desire in our reaction to different races
Friendly cannibals by Guillermo Gómez-Peña( Book )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bitácora del cruce : textos poéticos para accionar, ritos fronterizos, videografitis, y otras rolas y roles by Guillermo Gómez-Peña( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Guillermo Gómez-Peña ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The artist shows his installation, including performance elements, which evokes Mexican and Chicano legends and traditions
Aspects of resistance by Rupert Garcia( Book )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Made in Aztlán by Made in Aztlań( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Border art clásicos (1990-2005) an anthology of collaborative video works ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten examples of Gómex-Peña's work with other artists
Multi-cultural literacy ( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Publisher description: The issue of cultural literacy has been the subject of intense debate in the past two years. Several bestselling books about the deficiencies of our educational system as well as changes in basic curriculum at more than one major university have contributed to the fervor of this debate. Fueling the national controversy is the question of what body of knowledge constitutes cultural literacy. While many argue for a return to a "back to basics" curriculum, equally energetic voices call for a revised curriculum, one which embraces both traditional western classics and the classics of non-European cultures, among them African, Asian, and Latin American. This volume brings together thirteen essays which suggest the range of knowledge truly literate individuals need to possess. Essays by such writers as James Baldwin, Carlos Fuentes, Michelle Cliff, Paula Gunn Allen, Ishmael Reed, and Wendell Berry enlarge our perspective to include a variety of voices and heritages which contribute to the vibrant culture of the United States. Also included is a beginning list of names, places, dates, and concepts which are part and parcel of a multi-cultural fabric
Cointelshow a Patriot Act by L. M Bogad( )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inform yourself! Inform on your neighbor! Follow Special Agent Christian White on a cheerfully creepy tour of declassified government surveillance documents. White probes the redacted (blacked-out) texts of the FBI's notorious Counterintelligence Programs, searching for the words erased in the name of the Freedom of Information Act. Learn fun techniques for the infiltration of activist groups, how to earn benefits and a pension as an agent provocateur, and how to, in the words of J. Edgar Hoover, "expose, disrupt, misdirect, discredit or otherwise neutralize" your neighbors! These ar
Codex espangliensis : from Columbus to the border patrol by Guillermo Gómez-Peña( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gabriela León : Sunday walk to the Zócalo of Oaxaca = Gabriela León : paseo Dominical por el zócalo de Oaxaca by Gabriela León( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El naftazteca by Guillermo Gómez-Peña( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interrupting the nightly news in an act of guerrilla television, Gomez-Pena returns to the persona of a Chicano-Aztec veejay, "The Mexican who talks back, the illegal Mexican performance artist with state of the art technology," to elaborate on the messiness of American identity. This post-NAFTA Cyber Aztec pirate commandeers the television signal from his underground "Vato bunker", where virtual reality meets Aztec rites. Gomez-Pena embodies the doubly radical Chicano performance artist, delivering radical ideas through a radical form of entertainment. With guest performances by Roberto Sifuentes and Ruben Martinez
Conversations across borders : a performance artist converses with theorists, curators, activists and fellow artists by Guillermo Gómez-Peña( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Laura Levin is an Associate Professor of Theatre at York University, Toronto. She is Editor-in-Chief of Canadian Theatre Review and Editor of Theatre and Performance in Toronto (2011). --Book Jacket
Borderstasis the many lives of an end-of-the-century bandit : (a video diary) by Guillermo Gómez-Peña( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poetic performance video diary about the impossibility of "revealing" one's self in stormy times such as ours. The tape reflects on the intricate connections between performance and everyday life, exploring language, identity, love, nostalgia and activism amidst the California apocalypse
Apocalypse mañana opera electrónica for the new millenium by Guillermo Gómez-Peña( Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Gomez-Pena, Guillermo
Gómez-Peña, Guillermo 1955-
Guillermo Gómez-Peña
Peña, Guillermo Gómez-.
Peña, Guillermo Gómez 1955-
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