Guillermo Gómez-Peña

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X-Céntric/o: Spoken Word Spanglish Stories about Bohemians, Sexual Misfits, and Social Monsters

In X-Céntric/o, Gómez-Peña will perform a piece that draws from both his living archives and his contemporary work. The piece will be in the form of sampling, and cutting and pasting text from brief monologues and radical storytelling into Spanglish, gringoñol, and robo-esperanto poems, his trademark language experimentation.


Guillermo Gómez-Peña (US/Mexico) is a performance artist, writer, activist, radical pedagogue, and director of the performance troupe La Pocha Nostra. His performance work and 11 books have contributed to the debates on cultural & gender diversity, border culture, and US/Mexico relations.