between opera, dance drama and political theater, 'Coyolxauhqui ReMembers'
brings to the Bootleg performance space a sense of the relationship between
ancient Aztec myth and current conditions on both sides of the
U.S. - Mexico border...performances deeply persuasive...It's
Coyolxauhqui, drawing parallels between her story and stories that serve
as an awakening to the condition of contemporary women. Created and performed
by Licia Perea, Eluza Santos, Juanita Suárez, and Eva Tessler.
Directed by José Garcia Davis. Music by William Campbell. Texts
by LDP and Victor Hugo Rascón Banda.
|Artwork by Christina Cárdenas|
perspective through four stories: Coyolxauhqui as a young woman whose
dreams haunt her; a Brazilian professional woman who battles the voice
of self-empowerment; an immigrant who re-assembles herself through plastic
surgery and fashion; and a young Mexican maquilladora (factory) worker
who meets her fate in Juárez, where more than 300 women have been
murdered over the last ten years.
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Coyolxauhqui video footage: