Rocío Boliver: Between Menopause and Old Age, Alternative Beauty

Rocío Boliver: Between Menopause and Old Age, Alternative Beauty photo/foto: Laura Bluher

My proposal aims to demystify the horror of old age in an ironical way, inventing my own deranged aesthetic and moral solutions for the "problem of age." I hope my mockery of this absurd contemporary reality exposes a broken society based on looks and how old age became synonymous with insult.

Between Menopause and Old Age, Alternative Beauty

My proposal aims to demystify the horror of old age in an ironical way, inventing my own deranged aesthetic and moral solutions for the "problem of age." I hope my mockery of this absurd contemporary reality exposes a broken society based on looks and how old age became synonymous with insult.

Biography

Rocio Boliver (La Congelada de Uva) has been active in the actual international art circuit for the last 20 years. In 1991 she started her performance career with the reading of her porno-erotic texts, concentrating her proposals in criticizing repression of women. Boliver’s work places her in the most radical wing in the history of Body Art in Mexico.

Media

Permanent URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2333.1/xwdbrxfv Edited by Victor Bautista

Additional Info

  • Encuentro Location (Montréal): Concordia University, Henry F. Hall Building
  • Date: June 21, 2014