project:

Inverted Minstrel - In this interdisciplinary performance, Devil Bunny in bondage inverts the concept of minstrelsy in terms of race, gender, and sexuality. Using the politics of hip hop in queer communities of color, she questions the extent to which various cultures of resistance assimulate into and appropiate Afrocentric cultural practices of representation.

bio:

Gigi Otalvaro is a mixed race, feminist, queer cultural activist, performance artist, and percussionist living in San Francisco. She currently works at Proyecto ContraSIDA Por Vida, a queer Latina/o HIV service agency. She is the drummer for Las Cucas, an all-girl post-punk mariachi ranchera electricc band. She recieved her B.A. from Brown University where she designed her major titled, "Hybridityand Performance."

Gigi Otalvaro-Hormillosa
Visit her site DevilBunny.org

backgound: "Inverted Minstrel" info card design by Xochitl
rollover image: "Katipunan Returns" from Otalvaro's "Memory and White Love"

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