AZTLAN GOAL LINE is a radio and performance art project by El Cardenal de Aztlan inspired by the text Borderlands/La Frontera by Gloria Anzaldúa.
Performance artist, photographer, Sports journalist, radio host of SCREAMS OF COMBAT. 2010 Propeller Fund Grant Awardee (Andy Warhol Foundation, Threewalls, Gallery 400 UIC). Founder of TSC Collective (@TSCCo) and Tamale Spaceship, a food truck and “long-term performance art project addressing the interaction among body, food, machines, wireless poetry and the city”. Selected by Threewalls to present Aztlan Goal Line as part of the first In-Session program, performance art series addressing migration.
Aztlan Goal Line
Guiding work: Borderlands/La Frontera by Gloria Anzaldúa --- AZTLAN GOAL LINE is a radio and performance art project by El Cardenal de Aztlan inspired by the text Borderlands/La Frontera by Gloria Anzaldúa. ---- Two flag football teen teams will fight to deliver traditional comfort food to the end zone. To do so, they must cross the border – The Aztlan Goal Line. ---
The youth of the audio-radio journalism program from Yollocalli Arts Reach will narrate the game for the spectators, bringing a dialogue on territory, migration, food, and identity.
El Cardenal de Aztlan broadcasted the recording of the performance on his radio show Screams of Combat on Lumpen Radio -WLPN 105.5 FM.
This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency through federal funds provided by the National Endowment for the Arts.
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