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Alt Title(s): Three-day performance by Linda Mary Montano and Nicolás Dumit Estévez, 3-day performance by Linda Mary Montano and Nicolás Dumit Estévez
Location: Performed in the Bronx, NY, on May 12, 2011.
Synopsis: Linda Mary Montano and Nicolas Dumit Estevez make themselves available for three days as walking billboards on which individuals and groups from different Bronx neighborhoods can write their hopes. Theartists toured various neighborhoods in the Bronx for three days and asked both groups and individuals to write messages of hope on their clothing. This performance was presented as part of ‘Born Ag...
Location: Performed in New York, NY, on March 20, 2005.
Synopsis: Modeled after El Camino de Compostela in Spain, artist Nicolás Dumit Estévez embarks on a series of seven pilgrimages, from Lower Manhattan to seven different museums on foot. With a heavy load of donated art publications strapped to his back, the artist reverses the relationship between art and religion with religion becoming a tool in the service of art. The artist has a large amount of donated...
Location: Performed in the Bronx, NY, on July 27, 2008.
Synopsis: This video documentation features a performance that takes place after the artist leaves a seven-day retreat into a monastery where he devoted himself to the nocturnal adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament, prayer, and refrained from verbal language and communication with the outside world. Upon exiting the monastery he journeys on foot, along with invited friends and guests, to the Bronx Acade...
Alt Title(s): More I Dance (Endurance Performance)
Location: Performed in São Paulo, Brazil on January 12-19, 2013.
Synopsis: Nicolás Dumit Estévez works mainly in performance art, as well as in contexts where life and art overlap. He has exhibited and performed extensively in the U.S. as well as internationally. Born in Santiago de Lostreinta Caballeros, (Dominican Republic), Estévez currently lives and works in the South Bronx.The 8th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute sought to examine the broad intersections bet...
Location: Performed at the Jentel Artist Residency Program in Banner, Wyoming, in 2008.
Synopsis: Artist Nicolás Dumit Estévez’s stay in Banner, Wyoming in the spring of 2008 yielded the plot for a five-minute video, shot on location in a town of forty inhabitants and a thousand private acres. Employing common images of the West such as cowboys and Indians, the goldrush, saloons, and outlaws, the American West is even presently viewed as a wide expanse ready for the taking. In this playful lo...
Location: Recorded in São Paulo, Brazil on January 19, 2013.
Synopsis: The 8th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute sought to examine the broad intersections between urban space, performance and political/artistic action in the Americas. From the critical poetics of body art to the occupation of public space by social movements, the event invited participants to explore the borders, identities and practices through which subjectivities, hegemonies and counter-hege...