Astrid Hadad: (De)Constructing Mexicanidad

Astrid Hadad: (De)Constructing Mexicanidad

In this provocative performance-lecture, beloved Mexican artist Astrid Hadad explores the relationship between her work and Mexican culture and politics.

Known for over-the-top costumes and fusing Mexican and Latin music into a genre she calls "Heavy Nopal," Hadad skewers Mexican hypocrisy, machismo, and corruption from a cheeky feminist perspective. For this program, Hadad recontextualizes popular Mexican symbols such as the virgin, the flag, the cactus, the heart, the mother, and the ...

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335 attendees (None invited)


Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Blvd