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Gómez-Peña, Guillermo

Overview
Works: 168 works in 317 publications in 3 languages and 4,657 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs  Pictorial works  Artists' books  Drama  Interviews  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Author of screenplay, Performer, Producer, Director, Creator, Interviewee, Commentator, Narrator, Speaker
Classifications: NX512.G66, 709.2
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Warrior for gringostroika : essays, performance texts, and poetry by Guillermo Gómez-Peña ( Book )
6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 499 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 453 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 )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 319 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 269 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 )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 214 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 ( Book )
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
Border brujo ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Guillermo Gómez-Peña transforms himself into 15 different personalities in order to depict the problems, frustrations, and discrimination commonly faced by Mexican-Americans
The Lemon Grove incident ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focusing on one of the earliest school desegregation cases, uses dramatizations, archival footage, and recollections of witnesses to examine the response of the Mexican-American community in Lemon Grove, Calif., to a 1930 school board attempt to create a segregated Mexican school in the district
Friendly cannibals by Guillermo Gómez-Peña ( Book )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 108 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 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Guillermo Gómez-Peña ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 76 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 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Border art clásicos (1990-2005) an anthology of collaborative video works by Guillermo Gómez-Peña ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in Multiple languages and English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten examples of Gómex-Peña's work with other artists
Made in Aztlán by Made in Aztlań ( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The couple in the cage a Guatinaui odyssey ; a video ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary on a traveling exhibition of a "Couple in a Cage." Performance artists Guillermo Gómez-Peña and Coco Fusco traveled 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. Intercut with archival footage of humans displayed in cages as freaks and curiosities. "The performance was conceived as a satirical comment on the past. To the performers' surprise however, many of their visitors thought they were real."
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
Cointelshow a Patriot Act by L. M Bogad ( )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 34 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 are our tax dollars at work, folks; we might as well enjoy it. This script has been performed by writer/activist L.M. Bogad in theatres, galleries, labor halls, and community centers for the past twelve years. The pamphlet also includes a preface by Guillermo Gmez-Pea, and a companion essay by Bogad about the history of domestic surveillance/harassment, and a ?how to? for would-be performers of the script
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 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The great mojado invasion (the 2nd US-Mexican War) ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Writer/performer Guillermo Gomez-Pena & Filmmaker Gustavo Vasquez combine Chicano wit and political vision to create an ironic, post-millennial and postmodern look at the future of the Mexican-American living in the United States
El naftazteca by Guillermo Gómez-Peña ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 24 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
 
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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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