Leonora, archive of (Experiment #1) (2013)
2 min. | performance x audio + video
DESCRIPTION This is part of an ongoing series of performance experiments using interviews & archival objects. Framed by the FBI for murder in 1976, Leonora Perez performs & becomes the archive of her own history. For this particular experiment, Leonora reflects on a fundraising campaign T-shirt for the Narciso-Perez Legal Defense Fund.
1. Leonora Perez, interview with artist/author, February 2013.
2. Camcorder Footage of Protest Demonstration & Arts Festival, Author’s/Artist’s Personal Archive, 1977.
Jason Magabo Perez, Writer, Director & Editor
Leonora Perez, Performer & Archive
Gail M. Gutierrez, Camera
Christopher M. Datiles, Camera
Arash “Shammy Dee” Haile, Sound/Music & Lighting
Carmela Capinpin, Production Assistant
Vejea Jennings, Production Assistant
SPECIAL THANKS TO
Prof. Pierre Desir
Prof. Roshanak Kheshti
Prof. Patrick Anderson
UCSD Media Lab
Filmed at the University of California, San Diego Cross-Cultural Center ArtSpace
* THIS IS PART OF AN ONGOING ARCHIVE PROJECT.